Golden Eagles Claim 4-3 Victory Over New Orleans

April 10, 2010

MILWAUKEE -

In New Orleans Saturday afternoon, the Marquette men's tennis team edged the University of New Orleans in a close 4-3 match.

The Golden Eagles (15-4) claimed all three sets in doubles play, as sophomore Jacob Straus/senior Dusan Medan and freshmen classmates Otavio Perim/Jose Carlos Gutierrez Crowley each tallied 8-4 victories. Sophomore Jonathan Schwerin and senior Mark Rutherford were challenged at No. 1 doubles, winning 9-7.

In singles action, Medan, Straus and Kakar all recorded wins, with Kakar clinching the match point with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 comeback over UNO's Rohit Chivukula.

With the defeat, UNO falls to 4-13 on the season.

Marquette returns to action against Tulane on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. in New Orleans.

Marquette 4, University of New Orleans 3

Doubles

1. Jonathan Schwerin/Mark Rutherford (MU) def. Stepan Siska/Ben Smith (UNO) 9-7

2. Jacob Straus/Dusan Medan (MU) def. Guilherme Rebolo/Benjamin Bouhana (UNO) 8-4

3. Otavio Perim/J. Gutierrez Crowley (MU) def. Abdelrahman Zaki/Rohit Chivukula (UNO) 8-4

Singles

1. Dusan Medan (MU) def. Benjamin Bouhana (UNO) 6-2, 6-3

2. Stepan Siska (UNO) def. Mark Rutherford (MU) 6-4, 6-4

3. Ben Smith (UNO) def. Otavio Perim (MU) 6-1, 6-2

4. Abdelrahman Zaki (UNO) def. J. Gutierrez Crowley (MU) 6-4, 5-7, 6-3

5. Jacob Straus (MU) def. Guilherme Rebolo (UNO) 6-3, 7-6 (7-0)

6. Drake Kakar (MU) def. Rohit Chivukula (UNO) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4


 

 

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