Lewisburg, Pa. (September 9, 2018) - Two Mountaineer duos clashed for first and second place at a rain shortened Bucknell Invitational this weekend. The sophomore pair of Jackson Wood and Parth Sharma took home first, and the senior freshmen team of Jean Armstrong and Alonzo Garcia brought home second place.
In flight one of doubles competition, Armstrong and Garcia topped Loyola's Glezer and Gower 6-4 in the quarterfinals, and then the Mount duo blanked Howard's Gittens and Lyn 6-0 in the Semifinals before they were topped 6-2 by Wood and Sharma in the Finals.
The second pairing for Mount St. Mary's, Wood and Sharma, took down Bucknell's Garramone and Jacobs 6-2 in the quarterfinals and Colgate's Bickel and Gupta 6-3 in the semifinals, before they took down fellow Mountaineer pairing Armstrong and Garcia 6-2 in the Finals.
The Mount St. Mary's men's tennis team travels to Loyola for the Loyola Invitational on September 21-23.