HARRISONBURG, Va. – Freshman Jacob Dunbar of the Richmond men’s tennis team set a single-season school record as he picked up his 28th win as the James Madison Dukes edged Richmond, 4-3, Saturday at the Hillside Courts.
Not only did he set a school record, the freshman is currently on a 21-match win streak at the No. 2 spot for Richmond as it concluded its regular season play. Dunbar now sits 28-4 in his first year as a collegiate athlete.
The Spiders got out to a great start as they won the doubles portion with wins on court one and two. The Dunbar brothers downed JMU’s top duo, 8-2, while Alex Hahn and Canyon Teague took an 8-4 match at the No. 2 spot.
This Spiders now battle for the 2014 A-10 title, starting Thursday, April 17 in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Championships in Charlottesville, Va. at the Boars Head Sports Club.
Tennis Match Results
Richmond vs James Madison
Apr 12, 2014 at Harrisonburg, Va.
James Madison 4, Richmond 3
1. Ethan Dunbar (RICH) def. Robert Stirling (JMU), 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
2. Jacob Dunbar (RICH) def. Sebastian Salinas (JMU), 6-1, 1-6, 6-0
3. Maxi Branth (JMU) def. Dylan Trent (RICH), 6-1, 7-5
4. Brett Moorhead (JMU) def. Alex Hahn (RICH), 6-2, 6-4
5. Miljan Ruzic (JMU) def. Jonathan Quenard (RICH), 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 6-4
6. Niels Kathol (JMU) def. Canyon Teague (RICH), 6-3, 1-6, 6-1
1. E. Dunbar/J. Dunbar (RICH) def. Ruzic/Stirling (JMU), 8-2
2. Hahn/Teague (RICH) def. Branth/Alex Berdnikoff (JMU), 8-4
3. Trent/Quenard (RICH) vs. Salinas/Moorhead (JMU), 7-7 unfinished