Emmitsburg, Md. (April 3, 2013)-- The Mount St. Mary's men's tennis team downed Coppin State on Wednesday afternoon, 7-0. The Mount won every match on their way to the victory. The men move to 9-6 overall and 1-1 in NEC play on the season.
In doubles action, the senior tandem of Matthew Blake and Taylor Place picked up another victory on the season, winning 8-4 over Oleksiy Krylchuk and Daniel Nino at the No. 1 spot. Fellow senior Mike Salomon teamed up with Adam Salam to win 8-2 at the No. 2 spot. The duo downed Tre'vonne Peyton and Patrick Thomas. Mike Zabetakis and Austin Blake rounded out the wins at the No. 3 spot with an 8-4 victory over Roderick Peyton and Reginald Robinson.
Matthew Blake got the singles wins going with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Krylchuck at No.1 singles. Adam Salam followed that up with a win at No. 2 singles. Salam displaced Nino 7-5, 6-4. Mike Salomon picked up a win at the No. 3 spot over Reginald Robinson 6-2, 6-2. Austin Blake, Mike Zabetakis and Taylor Place rounded out the sweep. Blake defeated R. Peyton at No. 4; 6-1, 6-1. Zabetakis downed Thomas with a 7-5, 6-1 decision. Place continued his winning ways with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over T. Peyton.
The Mount is back on the courts this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The men host St. Francis Pa. on Friday at 1:00 PM, then travel to Morgan State (Saturday, 12:00 PM), and Robert Morris (Sunday, 2:00 PM).
MSM 7 - CSU 0
1. Matthew Blake/Taylor Place (MSM) def. Oleksiy Krylchuk/Daniel Nino (CSU)- 8-4
2. Mike Salomon/Adam Salam (MSM) def. Tre'vonne Peyton/Patrick Thomas (CSU)- 8-2
3. Mike Zabetakis/Austin Blake (MSM) def. Roderick Peyton/Reginald Robinson (CSU)- 8-4
1. Matthew Blake (MSM) def. Oleksiy Krylchuk (CSU)- 7-5, 6-2
2. Adam Salam (MSM) def. Daniel Nino (CSU)- 7-5, 6-4
3. Mike Salomon (MSM) def. Reginald Robinson (CSU)- 6-2, 6-2
4. Austin Blake (MSM) def. Roderick Peyton (CSU)- 6-1, 6-1
5. Mike Zabetakis (MSM) def. Patrick Thomas (CSU)- 7-5, 6-1
6. Taylor Place (MSM) def. Tre'Vonne Peyton (CSU)- 6-2, 6-0