Men's Tennis Loses Tough Match at Duquesne, 4-3
Hane Wins Tenth Singles Match In a Row
March 30, 2003
PITTSBURGH, PA - The GW Men's Tennis team fell to Duquesne, 4-3, on Friday, March 28 in Pittsburgh, PA. The loss broke the teams five match winning streak and dropped their overall record to 8-5.
GW won three of the six singles matches with victories by junior Matt Hane (Walterboro, SC/Porter-Gaud School), sophomore Jake Jopling (Wexford, PA/North Allegheny) and senior Brett Warner (Vienna, VA/James Madison). Hane won at number one singles, 6-2, 6-2, to tally his tenth singles win in a row. Jopling pulled out a tough match at number three, 7-6(5), 7-5, and Warner scored a three-set victory at number four, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.
The Colonials received a doubles victory from the team of Hane and Warner at number one, 8-4, but were unable to win the other two matches to drop the doubles point to Duquesne.
The Colonials will try to start a new streak when they face Xavier in Pittsburgh, PA on Saturday, March 29.