Men’s Tennis Falls At Middle Tennessee, 4-2

first_imgThe Blue Raiders pushed their lead back to two, 3-1, with a win on court No. 6. Match Notes:Drake 12-12Middle Tennessee 16-4Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (5,4,6,3,2)  Singles competition1. Tom Moonen (MT) vs. Vinny Gillespie (DU) 7-6 (9-7), 6-7 (2-7), 0-1, unfinished2. Gonzalo Morell R. (MT) def. Tom Hands (DU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-23. Barny Thorold (DU) def. Miguel Negre F. (MT) 2-6, 6-4, 6-34. Ben Clark (DU) def. Chris Edge (MT) 6-4, 6-45. Gian Issa (MT) def. Finley Hall (DU) 6-2, 6-06. Luis Morillo Diaz (MT) def. Ben Wood (DU) 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Drake University men’s tennis dropped a 4-2 decision on the road to Middle Tennessee Saturday.  Print Friendly Version Middle Tennessee went up 2-0 with a straight-set win at No. 5 singles.Drake’s Ben Clark cut MT’s lead to 2-1 with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Chris Edge at No. 4 singles. The Bulldogs returns to the Roger Knapp Tennis Center for the first time in over a month as they host Old Dominion and UMKC at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., respectively on Saturday, April 7.center_img Drake’s Tom Hands took the first set 6-4 at No. 2, but Gonzalo Morell managed to win the final to sets 6-4, 6-3 to clinch the Blue Raider victory. Middle Tennessee 4, Drake 2Mar 31, 2018 at Murfreesboro, Tenn.  Doubles competition1. Tom Moonen/Chris Edge (MT) vs. #61 Vinny Gillespie/Barny Thorold (DU) 3-5, unfinished2. Miguel Negre F./Gonzalo Morell R. (MT) def. Ben Wood/Finley Hall (DU) 6-33. Max Rauch/Jan Porteset (MT) def. Tom Hands/Ben Clark (DU) 6-3 The Blue Raiders jumped on the Bulldogs early and took the doubles point to go up 1-0. Barny Thorold kept the Bulldogs hopes alive with a comeback victory as he overcame a set deficit to beat Miguel Negre, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 at No. 3.last_img read more