Men's Tennis Drops Spring Opener To UMBC

March 9, 2004

Baltimore, Md. - The Loyola men's tennis team opened the spring with a tough 7-0 loss to regional power UMBC on Tuesday afternoon in south Baltimore.

Nick Bowers and Dan Schiemel lost a tough 8-3 No. 1 doubles match and then came up short in No. 1 and No. 2 singles and UMBC used a total team effort to begin the spring with a win.

The Greyhounds have their first home match of the spring this Friday when they host Morgan State at 3 p.m.

Men's Tennis Match ResultsMarch 9, 2004Loyola College vs. UMBC

DoublesNovotny/ Baraldi (UMBC) def. Nick Bowers/ Dan Schiemel (Loyola) 8-3

Keller/ Tyler (UMBC) def. Jonathan Falcichio/ John Curren (Loyola) 8-1

Hardja/ Kouznetsov (UMBC) def. Adam Wessinger/ Bill Horne (Loyola) 8-4

SinglesJosef Novotny (UMBC) def. Nick Bowers (Loyola) 6-2, 6-3

James Tyler (UMBC) def. Dan Schiemel (Loyola) 6-4, 6-3

Mikhail Kouznetsov (UMBC) def. Jonathan Falcichio (Loyola) 6-1, 6-0

Luis Baraldi (UMBC) def. Adam Wessinger (Loyola) 6-4, 6-1

Mike Keller (UMBC) def. John Curren (Loyola) 6-0, 6-3

Mehrban Iranshad (UMBC) def. Bill Horne (Loyola) 6-1, 6-0