Marquette Defeats Furman 4-3 In Non-Conference Action

Feb. 20, 2011

The Marquette University men’s tennis team (5-5) wrapped up a five-match road swing with a 4-3 victory over Furman Sunday afternoon.

The Golden Eagles, who had faced four nationally ranked opponents in a row, snapped a four-match losing skid with the win.

After dropping the doubles point, MU was forced to claim four of the six singles matchups to claim the win. Freshman Logon Collins secured the team victory with a hard-fought 6-1, 6-7, 7-5 decision over Furman’s Tyler Droll at the No. 4 position. Also earning singles wins for Marquette were Jose Carlos Gutierrez Crowley, Jose Manuel Munoz and Otavio Perim.

The Golden Eagles return home Feb. 26 when the team hosts Bradley at the Helfaer Tennis Stadium at 4 p.m. CT.

Marquette 4, Furman 3
Feb 20, 2011 at Greenville, S.C. (Mickel Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Jose Carlos Crowley (MU) def. Sawyer Duncan (FURMAN) 6-0, 6-4
2. Andrew Mellow (FURMAN) def. Dan Mamalat (MU) 7-6, 7-6
3. Jose Manuel Munoz (MU) def. Andrei Chvetsov (FURMAN) 6-4, 6-2
4. Logon Collins (MU) def. Tyler Droll (FURMAN) 6-1, 6-7, 7-5
5. Otavio Perim (MU) def. Robbie Aru (FURMAN) 6-2, 4-6, 6-0
6. Joel Cook (FURMAN) def. Thibault Troude (MU) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2


Doubles competition
1. Jose Manuel Munoz/Jonathan Schwerin (MU) def. Sawyer Duncan/Andrew Mellow (FURMAN) 8-4
2. Tyler Droll/Andrei Chvetsov (FURMAN) def. Jose Carlos Crowley/Dan Mamalat (MU) 8-5
3. Joel Cook/Watson George (FURMAN) def. Otavio Perim/Thibault Troude (MU) 8-4


Match Notes
Marquette 5-4
Furman 0-9




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