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Men's Tennis Falls at Tulane, 4-2

April 2, 2005 · MT Media Relations
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The 25th-ranked Middle Tennessee men's tennis team won the doubles point but faltered again in singles, dropping a 4-2 decision to No. 21 Tulane Saturday afternoon at the Goldring Tennis Center in New Orleans, La.

The Blue Raiders (13-5) dropped their second straight match in the last two days but return home to play two of its final three matches, starting next Wednesday with a 2 p.m. tilt against Vanderbilt at the Buck Bouldin Tennis Center. Prince will be sponsoring the match, with the first 35 patrons in attendance receiving a free item from the company.

Against the Green Wave, Middle Tennessee won the doubles point for the 13th time this season.

Nineteenth-ranked Andreas Siljestrom and Marco Born defeated 38th-ranked Dmitriy Koch and Alberto Sottocorno, 8-6, at No. 1, and 35th-ranked Brandon Allan and Kai Schledorn won 8-4 at No. 2 over Ted Angelinos and Jacobo Hernandez. Tulane won the other doubles point, with David Goulet and Jonah Kane-West winning 8-5 over Greg Pollack and Anant Sitaram.

In singles the Green Wave won four of five completed matches, all in straight sets.

Koch and Siljestrom were on serve at 2-1 in the third set when the match was stopped. Angelinos defeated Schledorn, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 2, while Sottocorno won 6-3, 6-3, over Pollack at No. 5. Kane-West picked up a 6-4, 6-4, decision over Allan at No. 6, and Hernandez clinched the Tulane victory with a 7-6, 7-5, win at No. 4 over Sitaram.

The only Blue Raider victory came at No. 3, with Born winning 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, over Goulet.

#21 Tulane 4, #25 Middle Tennessee 2
Singles

1. Dmitriy Koch (TU) vs. Andreas Siljestrom (MT), DNF
2. Ted Angelinos (TU) def. Kai Schledorn (MT), 6-0, 6-1
3. Marco Born (MT) def. David Goulet (TU), 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
4. Jacobo Hernandez (TU) def. Anant Sitaram (MT), 7-6, 7-5
5. Alberto Sottocorno (TU) def. Greg Pollack (MT), 6-3, 6-3
6. Jonah Kane-West (TU) def. Brandon Allan (MT), 6-4, 6-4

Doubles
1. (19) Siljestrom-Born (MT) def. (38) Koch-Sottocorno (TU), 8-6
2. (35) Schledorn-Allan (MT) def. Angelinos-Hernandez (TU), 8-4
3. Goulet-Kane-West (TU) def. Pollack-Sitaram (MT), 8-5

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