March 26, 2013

Men's Tennis downs West Chester, 6-3

The Ursinus Men's tennis team went on the road today and defeated Division II West Chester, 6-3. 
The Bears (6-3) jumped out to a 2-1 lead after doubles.  Evan Stutchin and Matt Hope got Ursinus going with a dominating 8-1 win in the first flight.  After a close loss at second doubles, junior Dylan Marsh and freshman Tyler Arsenault teamed up at 3rd doubles for an 8-6 win, giving the Bears a lead they would never relinquish.
In singles, Stutchin (first singles) and Arsenault (fourth singles) finished straight set wins within minutes of each other to push the lead to 4-1.  Matt Hope followed up with an impressive 6-3, 6-2 win at third singles to give the Bears an insurmountable 5-1 lead.
Dylan Marsh closed out the day with a 6-4, 6-3 win at fifth singles to give the Bears their 6-3 margin of victory.
Ursinus will be back on the courts at 1 pm on Saturday when they host Dickinson in their Centennial Conference opener.