March 24, 2013
GRANDVILLE, Mich. - The Grand Valley State men's tennis team split its pair of matches on Sunday with a 7-2 win against GLIAC foe Lake Superior State before falling to Western Michigan 7-0.
Grand Valley State is 10-7 on the year and 5-0 in league action. The Lakers have a trio of matches beginning on Thursday, March 28 at Walsh. LSSU is 5-11 on the year and 3-3 in GLIAC play.
In the opening match of the game, GVSU picked up two points in doubles competition with wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots. Andrew Darrell and Francis Bertrand picked up an 8-4 victory in the top position. Zac Felice and Andrew Heuerman paired up to win 8-6 in the second slot.
Bertrand opened up singles with a 6-1, 6-2 win in the No. 1 position, while Darrell also won, 7-6 (5), 6-4, in the No. 2 spot. Bryan Hodges grabbed a 6-0, 6-3 victory in No. 3 singles, while Andrew Bole defeated his opponent 7-5, 6-1 in the No. 4 spot. Michael Kaye wrapped up the wins in singles with a three-set win, 5-7, 7-5, 7-6(5), in the No. 6 spot.
Grand Valley State traveled to Western Michigan where the Lakers fell 6-1 to the Division I opponent. Western Michigan picked up the first two doubles matches to get the point. The Broncos got all but one of the singles matches as Darrell defeated his opponent, 3-6, 7-5, 10-7.
Full Western Michigan box score