March 23, 2013

Tartans Get Back on Winning Track With a 7-2 Victory Over Mary Washington

(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team, ranked 18th nationally, ended its three-match skid with a 7-2 victory over #24 University of Mary Washington at the Lakevue Athletic Club on Saturday March 26.  The win improves the Tartans record to 8-3 while the Eagles are now 9-7.

Carnegie Mellon fell behind 2-1 after doubles, but a sweep in singles play lifted the Tartans to the victory.

The Tartans will return to action on March 30 when they face Washington and Lee University at 10:00 a.m. in Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. Christian Heaney-Secord (CMU) def. Tyler Carey 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
2. Abhishek Alla (CMU) def. Alex Blakhin 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
3. Duke Miller (CMU) def. Evan Charles 6-3, 6-4
4. Yuvraj Kumar (CMU) def. D. Lunding-Johansson 6-4, 6-1
5. Kosuke Hasegawa (CMU) def. Kaleb Nguyen 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
6. Harsha Rao (CMU) def. Will Apperson (UMW) 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (4)

Doubles competition
1. Donato Rizzolo/Evan Charles def. C. Heaney-Secord/Duke Miller (CMU) 8-5
2. Kosuke Hasegawa/Yuvraj Kumar (CMU) def. Tyler Carey/Kaleb Nguyen 9-8 (5)
3. D. Lunding-Johansson/Alex Blakhin def. Thomas Cooper/Jooho Yu (CMU) 9-7