Men's Tennis Downed by Bucknell, 5-2

Men's Tennis Downed by Bucknell, 5-2

Lewisburg, Pa. (March 27, 2013)--Mount St. Mary's lost to Bucknell, 5-2, in men's tennis action on Wednesday afternoon.

The Bison took two of three doubles matches to earn the doubles point.  The Mount's Austin Blake and Mike Zabetakis teamed for an 8-5 win at No. 3 doubles over Octavio Canibe and Kelly Morque.  Matthew Blake and Taylor Place were edged by Bucknell's Nick Bybel and Josh Katten, 9-7, at No. 1 doubles while Aidan Lynch and Evan Zimmer posted an 8-3 win at No. 2 doubles over Adam Salam and Mike Salomon to clinch the point.

In singles play, Austin Blake won 7-5, 7-5 over Katten at No. 4 singles while Zabetakis cruised to a 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 5 singles. 

The Mountaineers return to action on Tuesday, April 2, at Robert Morris.

BUCKNELL 5, MOUNT ST. MARY'S 2
Doubles
1. Nick Bybel/Josh Katten (BU) def. Matthew Blake/Taylor Place (MSM), 9-7
2. Aidan Lynch/Evan Zimmer (BU) def. Adam Salam/Mike Salomon (MSM), 8-3
3. Austin Blake/Mike Zabetakis (MSM) def. Octavio Canibe/Kelly Morque (BU), 8-5
Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2

Singles
1. Nick Bybel (BU) def. Matthew Blake (MSM), 6-2, 6-2
2. Kelly Morque (BU) def. Adam Salam (MSM), 5-7, 6-0, 6-2
3. Evan Zimmer (BU) def. Mike Salomon (MSM), 6-3, 6-2
4. Austin Blake (MSM) def. Josh Katten (BU), 7-5, 7-5
5. Mike Zabetakis (MSM) def. Jonathan DeFrancesch (BU), 6-0, 6-2
6. Octavio Canibe (BU) def. Taylor Place (MSM), 6-4, 6-1
Order of Finish: 6, 5, 1, 4, 3, 2