Marquette Downs Detroit 6-1 Saturday As Homestand Continues
April 9, 2011
The Marquette University men’s tennis team (12-9) continued its four-match homestand Saturday afternoon with a 6-1 victory over Detroit (6-12) Saturday afternoon at Helfaer Tennis Stadium.
The Golden Eagles are now 7-1 on the year at home and will face Green Bay (11-5) Sunday at 1 p.m. CT as the regular season winds down.
Junior Drake Kakar staked Marquette to a 2-0 lead with a quick 6-3, 6-1 victory at the No. 5 spot. Teammates Logon Collins and Jose Carlos Gutierrez Crowley followed with straight-set victories of their own to clinch the team victory for the Golden Eagles.
Marquette opened the match by sweeping all three doubles contests to claim the valuable 1-0 advantage. MU captured quick 8-1 decisions at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions, respectively, and held on for an 8-7 win at the No. 1 spot by junior Jonathan Schwerin and senior Jose Manuel Munoz.
Marquette 6, Detroit 1
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