Terps Cruise Past BC
March 16, 2012
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Maryland men's tennis team won 5 of 6 singles matches en route to a 6-1 victory over Boston College Friday afternoon at the Cole Field House Tennis Courts. Freshman Vlad Stefan moved to No. 1 singles for the first time this season and earned a straight set victory.
The Terps (4-8, 1-2 ACC) tallied victories at the first five singles spots to secure the win. In addition to Stefan's 6-2, 6-4 win over Akash Muppidi, senior Maros Horny won 6-2, 6-1 over Alex Skinner at No. 2.
At No. 3, junior Sergio Wyss won his second consecutive match driving past Billy Gorkenberger, 6-1, 6-3.
Junior John Collins dispatched of Philip Nelson, 6-2, 6-3 at the No. 4 position, and junior Jesse Kiuru won a second-set tiebreaker to extend his match into third set to finish with a 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8) win.
Maryland started the day with two doubles wins. At No. 2, junior Tommy Laine and Stefan defeated Nelson and Gorkenberger, 8-2, while junior Andy Magee and Kiuru blanked Matt Wagner and Michael McGinnis, 8-0, at No. 3.
The Terps play host to No. 31 Oklahoma Sunday, March 17 at noon at the Cole Field House Courts.
Maryland 6, Boston College 1
1. Akash Muppidi/Alex Skinner (BC) def. Maros Horny/John Collins (MD) 8-5
2. Tommy Laine/Vlad Stefan (MD) def. Philip Nelson/Billy Grokenberger (BC) 8-2
3. Jesse Kiuru/Andy Magee (MD) def. Matt Wagner/Michael McGinnis (BC) 8-0
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