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ASU Men's Tennis Downed By Radford PDF Print
Written by Jennifer Clark   
Sunday, 10 February 2013 09:09

Despite denomating doubles competition, Appalachian State men's tennis dropped a 6-1 final to UNC Asheville at Asheville Racquet Club Saturday afternoon. The Mountaineers (1-4) struggled in singles action, as the Bulldogs (1-1) won all six

matches to Appalachian State in men's action. The Bulldogs (1-1) recorded their first victory of the season after winning three singles matches in three sets, while the Mountaineers tallied their fourth loss of the season. Thanks to the Andrew McKinnon/Steve Karendal (8-2) and Steve Lake/Zach Bost (8-5) pairs, the Apps won the dobules point to jump ahead with a 1-0 lead.
The Blue & White climbed back into the running in singles play, however, as Adrien Langeard defeated Sebasten King at No. 1 flight, 6-2, 6-1. The Bulldogs moved ahead 2-1 when freshman Alex Kroger defeated Jen-Willem Kleynhans at No. 4 singles, 7-6, 6-4.  Matt Waissen grew the lead to 3-1 when he moved past Bost in No. 2 flight, 7-5, 6-4. Bulldog freshman Daniel Kripak sealed Asheville's win with a thrilling three-set match. Karendal won the first set, 4-6, but Kripak jumped back in the next two sets, 7-5, 7-5. 
John Schubel and Ryan Matthews finished up the singles victories for Asheville when they defeated Matt Saltsgaver and McKinnon in the No. 5 and 6 positions; winning in three sets, with a third set tie-breaker. The Mountaineers return to action when they travel to Greensville, N.C. for a noon matchup against East Carolina on Saturday, Feb. 16.

 

UNC Asheville 6, Appalachian State 1
Feb 09, 2013 at Asheville, N.C. (ARC Downtown)

 

Singles competition
1. LANGEARD, Adrien (UNCA) def. Sebastien King (APP) 6-2, 6-1
2. WAISSEN, Matt (UNCA) def. Zach Bost (APP) 7-5, 6-4
3. KRIPAK, Daniel (UNCA) def. Steve Karendal (APP) 4-6, 7-5, 7-5
4. CROKER, Alex (UNCA) def. Jen-Willem Kleynhans (APP) 7-6, 6-4
5. SCHUBEL, John (UNCA) def. Matt Saltsgaver (APP) 6-4, 5-7, 10-6
6. MATTHEWS, Ryan (UNCA) def. Andrew McKinnon (APP) 4-6, 7-5, 10-8

 

Doubles competition
1. Sebastien King/Jen-Willem Kleynhans (APP) vs. WAISSEN, Matt/KRIPAK, Daniel (UNCA) no result
2. Andrew McKinnon/Steve Karendal (APP) def. LANGEARD, Adrien/CROKER, Alex (UNCA) 8-2
3. Steve Lake/Zach Bost (APP) def. CONATY, Pete/SCHUBEL, John (UNCA) 8-5

 

Match Notes
Appalachian State 1-4
UNC Asheville 1-1
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (1,4,2,3,5,6)

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