Men's Tennis Falls at #57 Maryland
March 9, 2008
COLLEGE PARK, MD - The George Washington University men's tennis team, still nagged by injuries, lost at #57 Maryland, 7-0, Friday afternoon in College Park, MD. The loss, GW's third straight, dropped their overall record to 8-6.
The Terrapins dominated singles play, winning every match in two sets. Freshman Yan Levinski, playing from the No. 1 position for the third consecutive match while Mustafa Gencsoy recovers from injury, suffered his first defeats of the season, falling to #68 Amit Inbar 6-2, 6-3. Levinski is now 10-1 overall in singles play in 2008.
Maryland also took the doubles point in Friday's action as they swept all three doubles matches. The team of Andrew Orban and Boris Fetbroyt, ranked 11th in the country, won the first match, 8-6, over Sam Salyer and Ryan Schlachter.
GW is now 1-2 against ranked teams this season. Before losing at #57 Maryland, they had previously beat #63 College of Charleston and fell to #38 Old Dominion.
George Washington travels to St. Bonaventure for a match with the Bonnies on Sat., Mar. 15, at 10:00 a.m. They play Buffalo later that day, at 4:00 p.m.
1. #11 Andrew Orban/Boris Fetbroyt (MD) def. Sam Salyer/Ryan Schlachter (GW) 8-6
2. Amit Inbar/Nickolai Nielsen (MD) def. Yan Levinski/Erik Hannah (GW) 8-1
3. David Kwon/Michael Coleman (MD) def. Elliott Daniels/Ryan Hunter (GW) 8-5