Singles Sweep Leads Men's Tennis Over Coppin State

Feb. 24, 2014

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BALTIMORE - Loyola University Maryland won all six singles matches and lost just one doubles tilt on Monday afternoon, and the Greyhounds beat visiting Coppin State, 7-0, in non-conference action.

The Eagles won the No. 1 doubles match, 8-4, as Oleksiy Krylchuk and Daniel Nino edged the Greyhounds’ Harrison Kunkel, but Loyola won the doubles point with wins in the No. 2 and 3 matches.

Greg Olesnycky and Jordan Kuchta teamed to beat Patrick Thomas and Tre’vonne Peyton, 8-5, at No. 2, and Connor Pietrak and Alex Castro defeated Reginald Robinson and Roderick Peyton, 8-1.

Pietrak led off the singles play at the No. 1 spot, holding off Krylchuk in a tiebreaker, 6-1, 7-6 (4). Kunkel then used a super-tiebreaker to edge Nino, 6-1, 5-7 (8), at No. 2.

The remaining four singles players – Lisco (No. 3), Olesnycky (No. 4), Kuchta (No. 5) and Castro (No. 6) – all won in straight sets for the Greyhounds.


Loyola 7, Coppin State  0

1. Connor Pietrak  (LOY) d. Oleksiy Krylchuk  (CSU), 6-1, 7-6 (4)
2. Harrison Kunkel (LOY) d.  Daniel Nino (CSU), 6-1, 5-7, (8)
3. Connor Lisco (LOY) d. Reginald Robinson (CSU), 6-1, 6-0
4. Greg Olesnycky (LOY) d.  Roderick Peyton (CSU), 6-0, 6-0
5. Jordan Kuchta (LOY) d. Patrick Thomas (CSU), 6-2, 6-2
6. Alex Castro (LOY) d. Tre’vonne Peyton (CSU), 6-1, 6-1

1. Oleksiy Krylchuk/Daniel Nino (CSU), d. Harrison Kunkel/Connor Lisco (LOY), 8-4
2. Greg Olesnycky/Jordan Kuchta (LOY) d. Patrick Thomas/Tre’vonne Peyton  (CSU), 8-5
3. Connor Pietrak/Alex Castro (LOY) d. Reginald Robinson/Roderick Peyton (CSU), 8-1