Blue Demons Slip By Bruins, 4-3
March 27, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The DePaul men's tennis team split singles and grabbed an important doubles set to win its first road match of the dual match season, 4-3, versus Belmont on Wednesday at the Centennial Sportsplex.
With the win, DePaul moves to 4-12 overall in dual match play and snapped an eight match skid. The Bruins dropped to 2-11 with the loss.
The Blue Demons were winners at the second and third positions in doubles play and jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the match after senior Mathias Hambach and freshman Jan-Willem Feilzer snagged an 8-4 win at the two spot over Fernando Mussolini and Navarro Veys.
In singles play, Dzanko extended his win streak to four straight with a top spot victory over Antun, 7-6, 6-2.
The Blue Demons then grabbed their final two points from the fifth and sixth positions as a pair of freshmen helped clinch the match with straight set decisions.
At the five, freshman Kyle Johnson took his first match of the dual season over Navarro Veys, 6-0, 7-5. Classmate John then defeated Hans Nardelli in the six spot, 6-1, 6-1, to wrap up the scoring for DePaul.
The Blue Demons will be back in action this weekend at the Sunbelt Shootout in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Play is set to start Saturday, March 30 and will carry on through the weekend.
DePaul 4, Belmont 3