March 16, 2010

Men's Tennis blanks Immaculata, 9-0, in home opener

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – The Ursinus College men’s tennis team opened up its home schedule with a 9-0 blanking of Immaculata (0-1) Tuesday afternoon.

In singles play, senior Bennett MacLaughin (Gaithersburg, Md./Bullis School) defeated Nick Tarlecki, 6-0, 6-0, at first flight. Junior Kevin Dean (Vernon, N.J./Vernon Township) then handed Dave Harlan a loss at number two flight, 6-1, 6-0.

At number three flight, freshman Chris Wyshock (Montoursville, PA./Loyalsock Township) defeated Demetrios Vlahos, 6-1, 6-3, followed by a victory at number four flight from freshman Sean Kelley (Hershey, Pa./Hershey) over Eric Schmidt, 6-0, 6-0.

At number five flight, senior Jason Zerbe (Berwick, Pa./Berwick) defeated Mike Pancoast, 6-1, 6-0, followed by a 6-2, 6-1 win from senior Josh Hollaman (Stratford, Conn./Bunnell) over Mike Hermansen.

In doubles play, Zerbe and Kelley defeated Tarlecki and Harlan at first flight, 8-0. At number two flight, junior Greg Lewis (Syracuse, N.Y./Christian Brothers Academy) and Wyshock defeated Vlahos and Schmidt, 8-0.

Finally, at number three flight, sophomore Kyle Davis (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East) and freshman Matt Surman (Boyertown, Pa./Boyertown) defeated Pancoast and Hermansen, 8-1.

Ursinus (1-4) goes to PSU-Abington on Thursday.