Purdue Calumet Drops Pair to Roosevelt and Adrian Friday

By: Purdue University Northwest Last Updated: March 23, 2015

PUC-PeregrinsThe Purdue University Calumet men’s tennis team dropped a pair of matches to Roosevelt University and Adrian College Friday at MatchPoint Tennis & Fitness Club.

The Peregrines fell to 0-3 on the season and 0-1 in Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference play.

Against Roosevelt, sophomore Patrick Mudd (Crown Point, Ind./Crown Point) put up a battle in his No. 2 singles match, falling in a tough three-set marathon, 6-7 (7-4), 6-2, 10-4. Freshman Will Harber (Michigan City, Ind./Michigan City) also showed grit in his two-set loss to Roosevelt’s Serhiy Kiyasov, falling by a scores of 6-3 and 7-5.

James Newman also showed improvement for the Peregrines, falling in his No. 6 singles, 6-3, 6-3.

Competing against Adrian, Alberto Monaco (Sao Paulo, Brazil/Colegio Anchieta) nearly pulled off the second set win in a 6-1, 7-5 loss to the Bulldogs’ No. 1 singles player Brandon Brom.

Purdue Calumet returns to action Saturday, March 28, when the Peregrines travel to Judson University for a league match in Elgin, Ill.

Roosevelt 9, Purdue Calumet 0
Singles: 1. Kacper Lemiesz (RU) def. Alberto Monaco (PUC), 6-1, 6-0; 2. Ignacy Gula (RU) def. Patrick Mudd (PUC) 6-7 (7-4), 6-2, 10-4; 3. Serhiy Kiyasov (RU) def. Will Harber (PUC) 6-3, 7-5; 4. Nick Kuntzi (RU) def. Jeff Michner (PUC) 6-1, 6-2; 5. Jake Cigelnik (RU) def. Murilo Cunha (PUC) 6-0, 6-2; 6. Josh Moller (RU) def. James Newman (PUC) 6-3, 6-3.
Doubles: 1. K. Lemiesz/Carlos Alcantar (RU) def. Monaco/Mudd (PUC) 8-1; 2. I. Gula/S. Kiyasov (RU) def. Harber/Newman (PUC) 8-3; 3. Matt Kuntzi/N. Kuntzi (RU) def. Michner/Cunha (PUC) 8-4.

Adrian 9, Purdue Calumet 0
Singles: 1. Brandon Brom def. Alberto Monaco , 6-1, 7-5; 2. Joey Loselle def. Patrick Mudd, 4-0 (retired); 3. Michael Mertz def. Will Harber, 6-0, 6-0; 4. Jeff Sophiza def. Jeff Michner, 6-1, 6-1; 5. Troy Gargrave def. Murilo Cunha, 6-1, 6-0; 6. Alex Amos def. James Newman, 6-2, 6-2.
Doubles: 1. Mertz/Loselle def. Monaco/Mudd, 8-1; 2. Sophia/Gargrave def. Harber/Newman, 8-2; Amos/Brom def. Michner/Cunha, 8-1.