Men’s Tennis Opens Three-Match Weekend With A 5-2 Win Over Utah State

first_img Live Stats The Bulldogs opened the match by securing the doubles point with Philips and Finley Hall combining at No. 3 doubles to break a 1-1 tie in the doubles standings. Next Game: Full Schedule Roster DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University men’s tennis team opened a busy weekend of action at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center with a 5-2 win over Utah State, Friday evening. Match NotesUtah State 6-4 (0-0 MWC)Drake 5-3 (1-0 Summit)Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (6,4,1,3,5,2) Print Friendly Version Preview The Bulldogs clinched the match, 4-0, when Vinny Gillespie earned a 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 1 singles. Earlier, Ben Clark won at No. 6, 6-3, 6-3 and Bayo Philips collected a 6-4, 6-4 victory at No. 4 singles. Watch Live Doubles competition1. Rithvik Bollipalli/Sergiu Bucur (USU) def. Vinny Gillespie/Barny Thorold (DU) 6-42. Bayo Philips/Finley Hall (DU) def. Felipe Acosta/Isaac Arturo Arevalo (USU) 7-63. Tom Hands/Calum MacGeoch (DU) def. Duro Opacic/Daniel Bushamuka (USU) 6-4 Indiana 2/16/2019 – 5 PM Drake 5, Utah State 2Feb 15, 2019 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center)Singles competition1. Vinny Gillespie (DU) def. Isaac Arturo Arevalo (USU) 6-3, 6-32. Tom Hands (DU) def. Sergiu Bucur (USU) 6-3, 6-7, 10-73. Felipe Acosta (USU) def. Barny Thorold (DU) 7-6, 6-14. Bayo Philips (DU) def. Rithvik Bollipalli (USU) 6-4, 6-45. Duro Opacic (USU) def. Calum MacGeoch (DU) 4-6, 7-6, 12-106. Ben Clark (DU) def. Mitch Johnson (USU) 6-3, 6-3 Drake continues its homestand Saturday afternoon against Indiana at 5 p.m.last_img

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