Men's Tennis

Penguins Drop Decision to Idaho State

Zeeshan Ismail

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Youngstown State men's tennis team dropped a tough 6-1 decision to Idaho State on Tuesday afternoon at the at the Darling Tennis Center.

The Penguins (8-6) won all three doubles matches, but suffered three singles match setbacks in three sets to fall to the Bengals (8-3). 

In doubles play, Sebastian Hagn and Dawoud Kabli won 9-7 over Austin Miller and Charles Norman at No. 1. At No. 2, Zeeshan Ismail and Rodrigo Campos beat Krzysztof Stempien 8-4 and at No. 3, Silviu Mistreanu and Felipe Rosa defeated Jamey Swiggert and Christian Marian 8-2.

In singles play, the matches were close at No. 1, 2 and 3 singles. Hagn dropped a 6-, 5-7, 6-3 decision to Marian at No. 1. At No. 2, Rosa lost 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 to Norman at No. 2 while at No. 3, Ismail suffered a 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 setback to Stempien.

The Penguins return to Horizon League play on Saturday at the Boardman Tennis Center against Cleveland State. First serve is set for 5 p.m.

Idaho State 6, YSU 1

Singles
No. 1 - Christian Marian (ISU) def. Hagn (YSU) - 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
No. 2 - Charles Norman (ISU) def. Rosa (YSU) - 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
No. 3 - Krzysztof Stempien (ISU) def. Ismail (YSU) - 3-6, 6-4, 7-6
No. 4 - Jamey Swiggert (ISU) def. Campos (YSU) - 6-3, 6-3
No. 5 - Austin Miller (ISU) def. Schmerin (YSU) - 6-2, 7-5
No. 6 - Andres Coello (ISU) def. Theorin (YSU) - 6-2, 6-4 

Doubles
No. 1 - Hagn/Kabli (YSU) def. Norman/Miller (ISU) - 9-7
No. 2 - Ismail/Campos (YSU) def. Stempien/Coello (ISU) - 8-4
No. 3 - Mistreanu/Rosa (YSU) def. Swiggert/Marian (ISU) - 8-2