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In Battle of Top-50 Teams, Penn State Tops Men's Tennis

Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications                                                                      Release: 03/08/2014
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications
Florin Radu picked up Princeton's point at sixth singles Saturday.
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1 (50) Princeton (9-5) vs. (31) Penn State (11-1)
Mar. 8, 2014 • Jadwin Gym
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Doubles
1 Day/McCourt (P) Bader/Stakhovsky (PSU) 8-7
2 Colautti/Yablon (P) Michael Reilly/Chris Young (PSU) 8-7
3 Bloom/Quazzo (P) Christian Lutschaunig/David Kohan (PSU) 8-4

Singles
1 (108) Zack McCourt (P) (50) Leonard Stakhovsky (PSU) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
2 Tom Colautti (P) Russell Bader (PSU) 6-3, 6-4
3 Alex Day (P)   Alex Fennell (PSU) 6-1, 3-6, 6-4
4 Josh Yablon (P) Roman Trkulja (PSU) 6-1, 6-2
5 Augie Bloom (P) Matt Barry (PSU) 6-3, 6-4
6 Florin Radu (P) Marc Collado Castells (PSU) 6-1, 7-6

Next match: March 20-22 at USD Challenge, San Diego, Calif. Opponents TBA.
Match notes: Princeton led the all-time series with Penn State 20-6 entering the match ... Penn State had won six of the last eight meetings ... this was the first meeting with Penn State since 2011.
Order of finish: Doubles: 3,2,1; Singles: 4,2,6,5,3,1


Coach Billy Pate on the match:
"We had a great opportunity to get the doubles point and I'm certain that would have been a huge boost. For whatever reason we didn't respond in singles until we had dug ourselves a huge hole. However, from that point we did a great job of sparking a rally. Florin (Radu) really had a great two days stepping in the lineup and played inspired tennis. His win today brought us to 3-1 with the other matches up for grabs. Unfortunately, we couldn't quite get over the hump completely. Nonetheless, there were some great takeaways from this match. Penn State is very strong this year and clearly a top-25 team. Credit to them for playing well throughout their lineup. We have a much-needed 12-day break from competition so the boys will get some rest and hopefully get over a few nagging injuries."
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