WINCHESTER, Va. —
The Frostburg State men’s tennis team was edged by host Shenandoah 4-3 in a non-conference match Wednesday afternoon.
The Hornets improved to 3-9 overall, while the Bobcats fell to 1-11 with their 10th straight loss.
Shenandoah began the afternoon by winning two of the three doubles contests to pick up the team point.
James Ham and Stewart Wetmore held off the Bobcat tandem of senior Gary Lyst (Silver Spring, Md./Blair) and freshman Matt Chisholm (La Plata, Md./La Plata) by a slight 9-8 margin at the top spot. The Hornet duo won the tiebreaker 7-2.
Senior Andrew Spangenberg (Frederick, Md./Frederick) and freshman Jacob Hondert (Leonardtown, Md./Leonardtown) posted an 8-6 win at No. 2, but Shenandoah claimed an 8-2 victory at the third flight.
In singles play, Lyst improved to 8-3 on the season with a 6-4, 6-4, win over Wetmore at the No. 1 position.
Chisholm then outlasted Ben Keller, 6-1, 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, at No. 3, and sophomore Chris Schoenbauer (Riva, Md./South River) downed Chris Overstreet, 6-4, 6-2, at No. 5.
The Bobcats close out their regular season this Saturday when they visit Grove City for an 11 am match. FSU will then compete in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championship Sunday at the Oxford North Athletic Club in Wexford, Pa.
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