Behrend Men's Tennis Nips Penn State Altoona

Behrend Men's Tennis Nips Penn State Altoona

ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's tennis team edged Penn State Altoona 5-4 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action on Friday afternoon.

Score: Penn State Behrend 5, Penn State Altoona 4
Records: Penn State Behrend (8-9, 3-0 AMCC), Penn State Altoona (2-5, 2-1 AMCC)

Key Moments:

* The Behrend Lions won two doubles and three singles matches to collect five points
* Behrend handed the Altoona Lions their first conference loss while remaining undefeated in the AMCC
Mitchell May (Erie, PA/Harbor Creek) and Jonathon Laier (Lansing, MI/Holt) were victorious twice for the Lions
* Together, May and Laier won at No. 1 doubles posting a score of 8-5 against Joey Tom and Tommy Davis
* The second doubles win went to Evan Dean (New Castle, PA/Neshannock) and Alex Graeca (DuBois, PA/DuBois) 
* Dean and Graeca were 8-2 winners against Kirk Eichenlaub and Ethan Schneider 
* At No. 1 singles, Laier recorded a 6-1, 6-1 decision while May was victorious 6-4, 6-0 at No. 2 singles
* Max Lu (Plum, PA/Plum) tallied the final singles win for Behrend at the No. 4 spot
* Lu defeated Micah Brinker 6-4, 6-4 

Next Up:

* Behrend returns to action tomorrow at Mt. Aloysius. Match time is 12 p.m.