Men's Tennis

 
January 24, 2013

Penguins Begin Spring Slate With Dual at Ohio State

Columbus, Ohio - The Youngstown State men's tennis team opened its spring season on Thursday afternoon against fourth-ranked Ohio State at the Varsity Indoor Tennis Center in Columbus. The Buckeyes (3-0) defeated the Penguins (0-1) 7-0.

At No. 3 singles, Zeeshan Ismail dropped a 6-0, 6-3 decision to 13th-ranked Connor Smith. At No. 4 singles, Dawoud Kabli suffered a 6-2, 6-0 defeat to 30th-ranked Chris Diaz.

At No. 1 singles, Silviu Mistreanu lost 6-0, 6-0 to Ille Van Engelen while Rodrigo Campos lost 6-0, 6-0 at No. 5 to Hunter Callahan. At No. 2 singles, Sebastian Hagn dropped a 6-1, 6-0 decision to Devin McCarthy while Constantin Christ beat Felipe Rosa 6-1, 6-0.

In doubles play, Campos and Ismail dropped an 8-3 decision at No. 2 while Hagn and Kabli were defeated 8-2 at No. 1.

YSU returns to action on Feb. 1 when it plays host to Toledo. First serve at the Boardman Tennis Center is set for Noon.

No. 4 Ohio State 7, Youngstown State 0

Singles
No. 1 - Ille Van Engelen (OSU) def. Mistreanu (YSU) - 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 - Devin McCarthy (OSU) def. Hagn (YSU) - 6-1, 6-0
No. 3 - No. 13 Connor Smith (OSU) def. Ismail (YSU) - 6-0, 6-3
No. 4 - No. 30 Chris Diaz (OSU) def. Kabli (YSU) - 6-2, 6-0
No. 5 - Hunter Callahan (OSU) def. Campos (YSU) - 6-0, 6-0
No. 6 - Constantin Christ (OSU) def. Rosa (YSU) - 6-1, 6-0

Order of Finish: 5, 4, 1, 2, 6, 3

Doubles
No. 1 - McCarthy/Van Engelen (OSU) def. Hagn/Kabli (YSU) - 8-2
No. 2 - Kevin Matka/Callahan (OSU) def. Campos/Ismail (YSU) - 8-3
No. 3 - Smith/Diaz (OSU) def. Mistreanu/Rosa (YSU) - 8-0

Order of Finish: 3, 1, 2