Tennis Falls To No. 48 Clemson, Blanks Brandeis
April 3, 2011
Weymouth, Mass. - The Boston College men's tennis team split a pair of matches against No. 48 Clemson and Brandeis, falling to the Tigers, 5-2, and defeating the Judges, 7-0, on Sunday.
The Eagles (5-13, 0-7 ACC) claimed victories on singles courts four and five, as well as No. 1 doubles, against Tigers (15-7, 2-5 ACC).
In doubles action, junior Akash Muppidi and sophomore Billy Grokenberger took out Yannick Maden and Zachary Rigsby, 8-4. After a win for Clemson on the second court, a loss from seniors Adam Davison and Erik Kreutzer fell in a tiebreaker, 9-8(7-3), to Juan Bolona and Meza Gerardo put the Eagles behind early, 1-0.
At No. 5 singles, junior Jonathan Schroeder defeated Wesley Moran. The Winnetka, Ill. native downed Moran, 6-3, in the first set, before falling in a tiebreaker, 6-7(7-3), in the second. Schroeder assumed control of his match and sealed the point for BC with a win, 6-3.
Freshman Jonathan Raude delivered a win at No. 4 singles. The Rego Park, N.Y. product fell, 4-6, in the first, but rebounded with dominant wins, 6-2 and 6-3, in the second and third sets for the victory.
Clemson took the remaining singles matches to earn the conference win.
The Eagles blanked the Judges (8-5) in the second match of the day.
Final Score: #48 Clemson def. Boston College, 5-2
Final Scored: Boston College def. Brandeis, 7-0