UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – Despite three singles Spider wins, the Richmond men’s tennis team was edged by the East Carolina Pirates, 4-3, Wednesday afternoon in the final home match of the season.
Falling behind 1-0 after doubles competition, the Spiders went on to collect three singles victories but couldn’t over come the deficit as ECU held on for the victory.
Richmond picked up the victories at the No. 1, 2 and 6 positions. Ethan Dunbar made a huge comeback after falling 0-6 in the first set and eventually took a 0-6, 7-5, 7-5, win at the top spot.
The Spiders will hit the road for conference foe George Washington Saturday, April 5 at 12 p.m.
April 2, 2014
Richmond, Va. (Westhampton College Tennis Courts)
East Carolina 4, Richmond 3
1. Joran Vilegen/Colin Roller (ECU) def. Ethan Dunbar/Jacob Dunbar (RICH), 8-4
2. Mario Martinez/Fredric Lehfeldt (ECU) def. Alex Hahn/Canyon Teague (RICH), 8-3
3. Dylan Trent/Jonathan Quenard (RICH) vs. Nicolas Soriano/Patriek Wolterbeek (ECU), 5-4 DNF
1. Ethan Dunbar (RICH) def. Joran Vilegen (ECU), 0-6, 7-5, 7-5
2. Jacob Dunbar (RICH) def. Mario Martinez (ECU), 6-1, 6-0
3. Damien Brenard (ECU) def. Dylan Trent (RICH), 6-7, 6-0, 6-3
4. Nicolas Soriano (ECU) def. Alex Hahn (RICH), 6-1, 4-6, 6-1
5. Fredic Lehfeldt (ECU) def. Canyon Teague (RICH), 6-1, 6-3
6. Jonathan Quenard (RICH) def. Colin Roller (ECU), 3-6, 7-6(3), 6-4