Men's Tennis Defeats Catholic, 6-1

March 15, 2006

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Baltimore, Md. - The Loyola men's tennis team improved its season mark to 3-2 on Wednesday, defeating Catholic 6-1 on a windy day at the Butler Courts. Four Greyhounds won their singles matches in straight sets en route to victory.

Loyola won the doubles point with Ben Epstein and Scott Gannon capturing the No. 1 match 8-6 while Sean Wall and Chad Morrow raced out to an 8-1 win at No. 2.

In singles competition, Epstein defeated Jon Dillon at No. 1, winning 6-3, 6-2. Wall earned a straight set victory at No. 3 singles, winning 6-3, 6-3 while Morrow took the No. 4 match 6-2, 6-2. At No. 5 singles, Tom Kelly was victorious in straight sets and at No. 6 Sean Kraft battled for a 7-6 (7) first set victory before winning 6-0 in the second set. Kelly and Kraft also won at No. 3 doubles.

Loyola's three-set victory came at No. 2 when Gannon won 6-4 in the first set, dropped a 3-6 decision in the second set, and then rebounded for a 6-3 win in third and final set of the day. Catholic's Jon Lewis won at No. 4.

The Greyhounds return to action this Friday at Mount St. Mary's. That match is scheduled for 3 p.m.