Men's Tennis Falls in BIG EAST Championship Opener
TAMPA, Fla. – The DePaul men’s tennis team had a rough debut at the BIG EAST Conference Championship, falling to Louisville 4-0 in the opening round on Friday at the USF Varsity Courts.
Second-seeded Louisville swept the doubles point and won three singles matches before the dual was stopped.
DePaul, which entered the tournament as the seventh seed, will face Rutgers in the consolation bracket on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. (CST).
(2) Louisville 4 (7) DePaul 0
No. 1 Jeremy Clark/Jakob Gustafsson (LOU) vs. Eric Huffman/Austin Doerner (DU) – 7-3 (DNF)
No. 2 Damar Johnson/Jhonny Berrido (LOU) def. George Wang/Danny Wilson (DU) – 8-2*
No. 3 Slavko Rodman/Tony Teufel (LOU) def. Will Wang/Jack Komar (DU) – 8-1
No. 1 Slavko Rodman (LOU) def. Eric Huffman - (DU) 6-1, 6-2
No. 2 George Wang (DU) vs. Jakob Gustafsson (LOU) – 6-4, 3-0 (DNF)
No. 3 Daman Johnson (LOU) vs. Jack Komar (DU) – 6-3, 5-4 (DNF)
No. 4 Jeremy Clark (LOU) vs. Austin Doerner (DU) – 6-4, 3-2 (DNF)
No. 5 Jhonny Berrido (LOU) def. Danny Wilson (DU) – 6-0, 6-1
No. 6 Robert Rotaru (LOU) def. Will Wang (DU) – 6-4, 6-1*
DNF – Did not finish
* - Deciding match