Feb. 29, 2008
No. 31 Bearcat Men Fall to No. 5 Drury in Season-Opener
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - No. 31 Northwest Missouri State men's tennis dropped its opening match of the season, falling 8-1 to No. 5 Drury today. The Bearcats lone win came in No. 1 doubles from Vigit Seghal and Felipe Gennari, who used a 7-5 victory in the tiebreaker to take a 9-8 set from Stefan Borg and Nikola Prpic.
Seghal came the closest to claiming a set in singles action, forcing a tiebreaker with Anton Khadesevich in the first set of No. 2 singles. Khadesevich ended up taking the first set 7-6 in a 7-5 tiebreaker.
Up Next: The men travel to William Jewell tomorrow for a 2 p.m. match. The contest was moved from Northwest to Liberty, Mo., due to weather.
For more information, please contact:
Phillip Dowden, Media Relations/Sports Information
email@example.com | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582
Lamkin Activity Center | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468