March 23, 2010
FSU Dominates Albion In Non-League Match
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's tennis
team ran its winning streak to three consecutive matches with a
dominating 9-0 non-league home win over Albion on Tuesday (March
23) afternoon at the FSU Racquet and Fitness Center.
The Bulldogs swept the doubles round against the Britons and won
all six singles flights in improving to 6-5 overall this
campaign. Albion dropped to 1-8 overall on the season with
FSU utilized seven different players in the match as number one
singles competitor Kyle Revall did not play his
individual match after teaming with Steven Roberts
for a 8-6 win at the top doubles spot.
With Revall out of the singles lineup, the Bulldogs moved everyone
else up one flight, but still managed to claim five of the six
flights in straight-set fashion. The lone three-setter came
at the number one position where Ahmet Demir
managed a 6-3, 4-6, 10-5 triumph over Ben Miller.
Demir also paired with Arin Enge for an 8-5
victory at number three doubles. FSU's other doubles win was
recorded by Jack Swan and Justin
Hermes by an 8-2 count at the second flight.
In singles action, Swan was a 6-3, 6-3 winner at the second
position, Roberts took a 6-3, 6-2 victory at the third flight
followed by Hermes with a 6-2, 6-2 triumph in the fourth spot.
The Bulldogs also received singles wins from Tyler
Marengo by a 6-1, 6-2 count at number five and Enge, who
was victorious by a 6-4, 6-0 decision in the sixth spot.
FSU is presently ranked 44th nationally in the Intercollegiate
Tennis Association (ITA) Division II National Rankings along with
fourth in the Midwest Region.
The Bulldogs will resume Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic
Conference (GLIAC) action by traveling to Ohio for a pair of
matches this weekend versus Tiffin and Findlay. Friday's
(March 26) outing at Tiffin is slated for a 3 p.m. (ET) start with
Saturday's (March 27) contest at Findlay scheduled to begin at 10
Ahmet Demir (FS) def. Ben Miller (ALBION) 6-3, 4-6, 10-5
Swan (FS) def. Danny Frank (ALBION) 6-3, 6-3
Steven Roberts (FS) def. Brent Parshall (ALBION) 6-3, 6-2
Justin Hermes (FS) def. Tucker Blake (ALBION) 6-2, 6-2
Tyler Marengo (FS) def. Chris Tapping (ALBION) 6-1, 6-2
Enge (FS) def. Billy Sessions (ALBION) 6-4, 6-0
Revall/Steven Roberts (FS) def. Ben Miller/Danny Frank (ALBION)
Swan/Justin Hermes (FS) def. Brent Parshall/Johnny Vinson (ALBION)
Ahmet Demir/Arin Enge (FS) def. Tucker Blake/Billy Sessions