University of Michigan men’s tennis team defeat Brown University 4-0 at the Varsity Tennis Center.
As reported by the University website, Will Cooksey and Nicholas Steiglehner played together for the first time this season, winning 6-2 at No. 3 to quickly get UM to the halfway point to take a 1-0 team lead.
Patrick Maloney and Ondrej Styler improved to 3-0 with a 6-3 win at no. Andrew Fenty and Gavin Young, No. 14 in the nation. Steiglehner continued to outrun his No. 6 opponents as he quickly defeated Mu 6-0, 6-1 to give Michigan a 2-0 lead early.
Jacob Bickersteth dropped just one game in his first set, 6-1 and found himself down 2-1 in the second, but won the next three to make it 4-2. He finished off Alex Koong 6-3 to improve to 8-2 on the season and gave Michigan a 3-0 lead over Brown.
Fenty clinched the game for the Wolverines in a No. 2 win over Noah Hernandez. After winning a first set 6-1, Hernandez struggled in the second to take a 5-3 lead. Fenty controlled the next four games to a 6-3 finish and improved to 18-2 in singles.
Men’s Singles results
Ondrej Styler (U-M) vs. Alex Finkelstein (BU), 6-2, 5-5 unfinished
Andrew Fenty (U-M) d. Noah Hernandez (BU), 6-1, 7-5
Gavin Young (U-M) vs. Niraj Komatineni (BU) 6-4, 3-3 unfinished
Jacob Bickersteth (U-M) d. Alex Koong (BU), 6-1, 6-2
Bjorn Swenson (U-M) vs. Roger Chou (BU) 6-3, 5-3 unfinished
Nicholas Steiglehner (U-M) d. Matthew Mu (BU), 6-0, 6-1
Men’s Doubles results
Andrew Fenty/Gavin Young (U-M) vs. Alex Finkelstein/Noah Hernandez (BU), 3-4 unfinished
Patrick Maloney/Ondrej Styler (U-M) d. Niraj Komatineni/Matthew Mu (BU), 6-3
Will Cooksey/Nicholas Steiglehner (U-M) d. Zander Bravo/Sam Feldman (BU), 6-2
About Michigan State University
Michigan State University is a US university in East Lansing, Michigan.
It was founded in 1855 during the presidency of Franklin Pierce and was a pioneer institution that served as a model for future universities in the United States. It is considered one of the best universities in the USA and one of the best research institutes in the world. It is part of the Association of American Universities.
After World War II, the university experienced a sharp increase in student numbers, now numbering approximately 42,000 students, making MSU the eighth largest university in the country.
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