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Men's Tennis Splits Weekend Set, Defeats Villanova and Loses to Maryland
Wednesday, 04/01/2009

Weymouth, MA - The Boston College men's tennis team split a pair matches this weekend, picking up a victory against non-conference opponent Villanova 7-0 and dropping an ACC match to the University of Maryland 6-1.

In the morning match against the Terps, Sophomore Erik Kreutzer gave the Eagles their only point in singles play, picking up a victory in the No. 3 spot with a (6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (10-6)) defeat of challenger Nickolai Nielsen. Kreutzer and partner junior Thomas Nolan picked up a doubles victory in the No. 1 position as well but could not prevent the Eagles from falling to the Terps, 6-1.

In the late match, BC swept the Villanova Wildcats 7-0 picking up victories in all singles matches and sweeping all three doubles matches.

Nolan picked up a win in the No. 1 position after dropping his second set to win in three, (6-1, 3-6, 6-0).

Freshman Akash Muppidi and sophomores Adam Davison and Brendan Wong all picked up victories in straight sets at the No. 2 and No. 5 and 6 positions.

Freshman Alex Skinner and Senior Alex Rastorgouev in the No. 3 and No. 4 positions both rallied to win after dropping their second sets to win in three.

BC swept all three doubles matches.

The Eagles return to action on Friday March 20 with matches against North Carolina State and Holy Cross.