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Men's Tennis: Titans Dominate W&J, 8-1

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Washington, Pa. - The Westminster College men's tennis team won, 8-1, at Washington and Jefferson on Sunday.  The Titans improved to 3-14 (3-4) overall, while the Presidents fell to 3-8 (2-5 PAC) on the season.
 
Senior Sean Black (Aurora, OH / Aurora) took number two singles with a score of 7-5, 2-6, 6-1.  Black also teamed up with freshman Troy Abbott (Seven Fields, PA / Seneca Valley) for number one doubles for a victory of 8-5.  Senior Brad Thomas (Warren, OH / Champion) had a strong showing in number three singles with scores of 6-0 and 6-3.
 
Singles Competition:

No. 1. Troy Abbott (WES) def. Samuel Miller (W&J) 2-6, 6-2, retired
No. 2. Sean Black (WES) def. Renato Popovic (W&J) 7-5, 2-6, 6-1
No. 3. Brad Thomas (WES) def. Dane Thomas (W&J) 6-0, 6-3
No. 4. Mike Matisi (WES) def. Christopher Fadil (W&J) 6-1, 6-4
No. 5. Ryan Carr (WES) def. Kevin Blakley (W&J) 6-4, 6-2
No. 6. Shihao Liang (W&J) def. Mark Andino (WES) 6-3, 6-2
 
Doubles Competition:
No. 1. Troy Abbott/Sean Black (WES) def. Christopher Fadil/Samuel Miller (W&J) 8-5
No. 2. Brad Thomas/Mike Matisi (WES) def. Renato Popovic/Kevin Blakley (W&J) 8-5
No. 3. Ryan Carr/Marshall Finelli (WES) def. Dane Thomas/Shihao Liang (W&J) 9-8

The Titans play next at the PAC Tournament at Pennbriar Athletic Club in Erie, PA on April 19 and 20.
 
This release was written by Nick Grow ('13), senior accounting major


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