Kalamazoo, Mich. - Youngstown State senior Felipe Rosa picked up a singles and doubles win as the Penguins dropped a 5-2 decision to Western Michigan on Friday night at the West Hills Athletic Club.
Rosa dropped his first set 7-5 to Andrew Cahn before rallying to win the second set 6-2. Rosa won the one-set third-set to take the decision.
YSU started the night off strong by winning the doubles point. Sebastian Hagn and Dawoud Kabli beat Nadin Indre and Ruben Greiner 8-6 at No. 1 doubles while Rosa and Silviu Mistreanu won 8-5 at No. 3.
The Broncos swept the other five singles matches to earn the decision over the Penguins.
The Penguins (0-3) have a busy day on Saturday with two matches. YSU plays both Robert Morris and Chicago State in Fort Wayne, Ind. Western Michigan improves to 8-3 on the year.
Western Michigan 5, YSU 2
No. 1 - Indre (WMU) def. Mistreanu (YSU) - 6-2, 6-2
No. 2 - VanderPloed (WMU) def. Hagn (YSU) - 6-3, 6-1
No. 3 - Greiner (WMU) def. Ismail (YSU) - 6-2, 6-0
No. 4 - Wong (WMU) def. Campos (YSU) - 6-2, 6-2
No. 5 - Rosa (YSU) def. Andrew Cahn (WMU)- 5-7, 6-2, 1-0
No. 6 - Pablo Mora (WMU) def. Thoerin (YSU) - 6-0, 6-3
Order of Finish: 1, 4, 6, 3, 2, 5
No. 1 - Hagn/Kabli (YSU) def. Nadin Indre/Ruben Greiner (WMU) - 8-6
No. 2 - Aaron Wong/Stephen Payne (WMU) def. Campos/Ismail (YSU) - 8-1
No. 3 - Mistreanu/Rosa (YSU) def. Ross VanderPloeg/Jim Beckwith (WMU) - 8-5
Order of Finish: 2, 3, 1