MT Men's Tennis downed by No. 20 Columbia

Raiders return home Friday to host Jackson State

March 2, 2014 · @MTAthletics

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Middle Tennessee men's tennis team fell to No.20 Columbia, 5-2, in Manhattan on Sunday afternoon. In the defeat, the Blue Raiders fall to 2-9 in dual matches this spring.

Junior Victor Hoang picked up the lone singles win for the Blue Raiders, a victory at No. 4 over the Lions' Max Schnur (7-6[7], 6-7[6], 1-0 [8]).

Hoang was also a part of one of two doubles pairs that won for MT on its way to the doubles point. Hoang and junior Ettore Zito won at No. 3 doubles, 8-2, while sophomore Yannick Born and freshman Aaron Jumonville won at No. 2 doubles, 8-3.

The Blue Raiders return to action on Friday when they host Jackson State at the Buck Bouldin Tennis Center at 1 p.m.

No. 20 Columbia 5, Middle Tennessee State 2
Doubles Competition
1. Ashok Narayana/Max Schnur (COL) def. Victor Cornea/David Fox (MTS) 8-6
2. Yannick Born/Aaron Jumonville (MTS) def. Winston Lin/Mike Vermeer (COL) 8-3
3. Victor Hoang/Ettore Zito (MTS) def. Dragos Ignat/Richard Pham (COL) 8-2

Singles Competition1. Winston Lin (COL) def. Ettore Zito (MTS) 6-3, 6-0
2. Ashok Narayana (COL) def. David Fox (MTS) 7-6(3), 7-5
3. Dragos Ignat (COL) def. Victor Cornea (MTS) 6-4, 6-4
4. Victor Hoang (MTS) def. Max Schnur (COL) 7-6(7), 6-7(6), 1-0 (8)
5. Bert Vancura (COL) def. Aaron Jumonville (MTS) 6-1, 6-1
6. Mike Vermeer (COL) def. Sam Matheson (MTS) 6-1, 6-0

Order of Finish:Doubles (3,2,1) Singles (6,5,1,3,2,4)

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