Men's Tennis Collects Second Straight Win

Men's Tennis Collects Second Straight Win

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's tennis team recorded their second straight win of the season, defeating Nazareth 6-3 in non-conference action on Wednesday night.

Score:  Penn State Behrend 6, Nazareth 3
Records: Penn State Behrend (2-0), Nazareth (0-1)

Key Moments:

* The Lions have posted identical wins to start the season
* Michael Duckett (Girard, PA/Fairview) was a double winner to help Behrend
* Duckett and Jimmy Lobdell (Warren, PA/Warren) got the Lions on the scoreboard with a default win at No. 3 doubles
* Behrend then won five of the six singles matches to secure
* Ricky Dong (Beijing, China/Keystone Academy) earned his first collegiate singles victory with a 6-1, 6-0 decision at the No. 1 spot
* No. 2 and No. 3 singles belonged to the Lions thanks to Mason Harbaugh (Greensburg, PA/Hempfield) and Duckett
* Mitchell May (Erie, PA/Harbor Creek) and Belden Tuttle (Fairview, PA/Fairview) closed out the scoring at No. 5 and 6 singles, respectively
* May is now 2-0 in singles action, winning 6-3, 6-3
* Tuttle posted a 6-3, 6-0 decision in the final singles spot

Next Up:

* Behrend returns to action on Wednesday against non-conference Mt. Union. Match begins at 4 p.m.