Golden Eagles Continue Play At Purdue Invite
Sept. 26, 2015
Freshman Alvaro Verdu, who advanced in the main draw on Friday after his opponent withdrew, dropped his first actual match to Dayton’s Jordan Benjamin on Saturday. It was a highly-competitive matchup, but in the end Verdu was edged 7-5, 7-6. Sophomore Scott Christian also began the day with main draw action, but fell to Ball State’s Pat Downs 6-0, 6-4 in the quarterfinals.
In doubles action, each of the Marquette tandems representing the program picked up victories in consolation action. The duo of Verdu/Romanello defeated an opponent from Chicago State before falling to Ball State and Christian/Sklyr downed a foe from Toledo, 8-3.
Marquette will conclude action at the tournament on Sunday morning with consolation singles play.
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