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Boston College Men Team News
Men's Tennis Defeats Loyola Marymount 5-2
Wednesday, 04/01/2009

Los Angeles, Calif. - The Boston College men's tennis team defeated Loyola Marymount 5-2 on Wednesday afternoon. The match, originally scheduled for Monday was postponed due to the weather.

Leading the BC charge was junior Thomas Nolan in the No. 1 singles position, defeating his opponent Ivan Lopez in straight sets (6-4, 6-2). Nolan and partner sophomore Erik Kreutzer also continued their strong run in the No. 1 doubles position picking up an 8-2 victory.

Freshman Akash Muppidi continued his strong showing in the No. 2 singles spot defeating Renzo Maggi (6-3, 6-2). Muppidi and partner sophomore Adam Davison also picked up a victory in the No. 3 doubles match with an 8-4 defeat of Lopez and partner Nick Von Der Ahe.

The Eagles also picked up singles victories in the No. 4 and No. 6 spots from freshman Alex Skinner and sophomore Brian Locklear.

The Eagles will play in the Pacific Coast Doubles competition before resuming their ACC schedule at home against Maryland and non-conference opponent Villanova on March 14 at 10 a.m.

Boston College 5, Loyola Marymount 2

Singles competition

1. Thomas Nolan (BC) def. Ivan Lopez (LMU) 6-4, 6-4 2. Akash Muppidi (BC) def. Renzo Maggi (LMU) 6-3, 6-2 3. Aram Abgaryan (LMU) def. Erik Kreutzer (LMU) 6-4, 6-2 4. Alex Skinner (BC) def. Johan Berhof (LMU) 6-2, 6-5 5. Geza Bazula (LMU) def. Brendan Wong (BC) 4-6, 6-5, 10-5 6. Brian Locklear (BC) def. Aris Andreasian (LMU) 6-2, 4-6, 10-8

Doubles competition



1. Thomas Nolan/Erik Kreutzer(BC) def. Geza Bazula/Johan Berhof (LMU) 8-2 2. Alex Skinner/Brian Garber (BC) def. Renzo Maggi/Aram Abgaryan (LMU) 8-6 3. Akash Muppidi/Adam Davison (BC) def. Ivan Lopez/Nick Von Der Ahe (LMU) 8-4

Match Notes: Boston College 8-3 Loyola Marymount 0-8