Milwaukee, Wis. - The Youngstown State men's tennis team capped off a successful trip to Wisconsin and the best regular-season in school history with a 4-3 win over Marquette on Sunday morning at the Helfaer Tennis Stadium.
The Penguins, who were coming off their first-ever win over Green Bay on Saturday, won the doubles point and claimed three singles matches to defeat the Golden Eagles (13-8).
The win improves YSU to 18-7 overall and the Guins had an impressive run in away matches posting an 8-1 record, including eight straight victories to close out the year.
Danylo Veremeichuk earned the clinching victory for the Penguins at No. 2 singles. Five of the six matches went three sets including Veremeichuk's.
In singles play, winning for the Penguins were Luke Purser and Rodrigues in three sets. Rodrigues won his 24th match of the season with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 win over Greg Anderson at No. 3. At No. 5, Purser also rallied after dropping the first set for a 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 win over Nick Dykema.
Veremeichuk earned the winning dual point with a hard-fought 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 win over Luke Smrek at No. 2 singles.
Maroscher and Garretto each lost in three sets at No. 1 and No. 4 respectively.
YSU is next in action at the Horizon League Championships which start on Friday in Ann Arbor, Mich. Seeds for the tournament will be announced later Sunday.