SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - The Lawrence Technological University men's tennis team looks to continue their winning streak as they take on Tiffin (Ohio) University on September 7.
Lawrence Tech (2-0) swept Taylor (Ind.) University on Friday, August 26, winning 7-2. Mason Wenzel (JR/Howell, MI) and Robert Saitov (SO/Ufa, Bashkortostan Republic Ru) won at No. 2 doubles, while Vincent Colarossi (JR/Dearborn Heights, MI) and Stijn Bremer (FR/Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherland) took the No. 3 doubles. Sergio Lopez (SR/Madrid, Spain) and Javier Alvarez (JR/Santiago de Compostela, Spain) fell short in doubles to lose 6-8.
At No. 1 singles, Lopez was defeated, while Alvarez closed with a win at No. 2 singles. Saitov won at No. 3 singles and at No. 5 singles Wenzel took victory. Colarossi sealed the match with a win at sixth singles.
Tiffin University comes into this match 0-1, losing 5-1 to the University of Northwestern Ohio. Tiffin dropped all three doubles matches to UNOH, as well as all but one singles match won 6-4, 6-4 by Elio Lezama.
Lawrence Tech's women's team will also travel to Tiffin on September 7. They enter this match-up with a record of 0-1 after losing 0-9 to Taylor University. At No. 1 doubles, new tandem Carolyn McCullen (JR/Westland, Mich.) and Sabrina Mateos (FR/Mexico City, Mexico) fell 6-8, followed by an 8-1 loss at No. 2 doubles (Ana Hernandez Munt (SR/Barcelona, Spain)/Maria Alvarez (FR/Ames, La Coruna, Spain)). Brittany Schmidt (JR/Richmond, Mich.) and Sarah Burgess (FR/Ortonville, Mich.) were also defeated at No. 3 doubles.
The Blue Devils fell behind 4-0 following a 1-6, 0-6 loss at No. 6 singles and TU sealed the match win at No. 4 singles with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Hernandez Munt. Schmidt, Mateos, Alvarez, and Burgess all saw straight set losses as Taylor went on to win the match 9-0.
Tiffin University women's tennis team narrowly edged UNOH 4-5 to hold a 1-0 record entering this match. In doubles, Brozovich and Avram took the Dragons' only triumph, winning 8-6 (9-8). Nelhage was successful at first singles as well as Musina at second singles. Other victories came from Sim at No. 3 singles and Kaye at fifth singles.
Start time for the Blue Devils' match with Tiffin is set for 4:00 P.M.
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