Download our app in the AppStore now!

Download our app in the Play Store now!

View the Mobile Web Version of our app here!

You're seeing this message because you're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is unsupported on our website. Please use these links to upgrade to a modern web browser that fully supports our website and protects your computer from security risks.

Hide this message

FSU Tag Line
 

 

Bookmark and Share

Men's Tennis Falls to Alfred and Penn State Behrend
04/03/2005

ERIE, Pa. - The Frostburg State men’s tennis team dropped matches to Alfred and Penn State Behrend Saturday at the Westwood Racquet Club.

The Bobcats fell to Alfred 6-1 in the morning before being edged by Penn State Behrend 5-4 in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference contest later that evening.

In the first match of the day, FSU senior Gary Lyst (Silver Spring, Md./Blair) and freshman Matt Chisholm (La Plata, Md./La Plata) posted an 8-6 win over Randy Vecchione and Kevin Dillon at No. 1 doubles, but Alfred claimed 9-7 and 8-2 victories at the Nos. 2 and 3 flights, respectively, to earn the team point.

Senior Andrew Spangenberg (Frederick, Md./Frederick) earned FSU’s lone point with a 6-0, 6-2 sweep of Tim Inthirakoth at No. 2 singles.

Vecchione bested Lyst in a hard-fought 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 match at the top singles spot, and Alfred captured the Nos. 3-6 singles flights in straight sets.

In the evening, the Bobcats and Penn State Behrend battled through a tight match that featured a tiebreaker in doubles and four three-set singles matches.

Lyst and Chisholm outlasted Miles Boyea and Todd Guarnieri, 9-8, at the top doubles spot. The FSU duo clinched the win with a thrilling 14-12 victory in the tiebreaker.

The Lions then took the remaining two doubles flights and split the six singles matches to earn the narrow victory.

Lyst was a 6-2, 6-3 winner over Boyea at No. 1 singles, and Spangenberg followed with a 6-3, 0-6, 6-4 defeat of Brian Espin at the No. 2 flight.

Chisholm then downed Guarnieri at No. 3, but Penn State Behrend won the Nos. 4, 5 and 6 flights in three sets.

Frostburg State, which is now 1-5 overall and 1-3 in the AMCC, returns to action Tuesday when it visits Juniata at 3:00 pm.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780
E-mail: sportsinfo@frostburg.edu