Men's Tennis Continues Fall Slate at Toledo Rocket Invitational

Luke Purser
Luke Purser

Toledo, Ohio - The Youngstown State men's tennis team continued its fall season at the Toledo Rocket Invitational playing contests againts Toledo, Saint Francis (Pa.), Michigan, Western Michgian and Duquesne.

On Saturday, Mitch Maroscher, Yossi Dahan and Matthew Kritzinger won matches against Toledo. Also on Saturday. Kritzinger picked up a win over Saint Francis and Thomas Rodrigues earned a victory against Western Michigan.

On Friday, Luke Purser picked up a singles win against Duquesne.

In doubles play, Purser and Tolesanio won a match over Toledo while Maroscher and Joao Garretto beat a team from Duquesne. 

The Penguins are back in action on Oct. 21-23 when they play at the ITA Midwest Regionals.

Oct. 1 Results

YSU vs. Toledo
Maroscher (YSU) def. Serjen Olmedo (Toledo) 6-3, 6-1
Vince Anzalone (Toledo) def. Garretto (YSU) 7-6 (10-5), 6-3
Dahan (YSU) def. Reid Teatsorth (Toledo) 6-0, 7-5
Luka Vitosevic (Toledo) def. Rodrigues (YSU) 6-4, 7-6 (10-9)
Kritzinger (YSU) def. Juan Carranza (Toledo) 6-3, 6-1

YSU vs. Saint Francis/Western Michigan
Franz Luna (Saint Francis) def. Purser (YSU) 6-3, 6-2
Kritzinger (YSU) def. Alec Dylan Foo-Kune (Saint Francis) 6-1, 5-7, 11-9
Jan Vit Suntra (Saint Francis) def. Tolesani (YSU) 6-4, 7-5
Plamen Avuski (Saint Francis) def. Pol Virgili (YSU) 3-6, 7-5, 10-8
Eli Cerdan (Saint Francis) def. Bradford (YSU) 6-2, 6-1
Eric Olivarez (Western Michigan) def. Garretto (YSU) 6-2, 6-1
Rodrigues (YSU) def. Kris Knof (Western Michigan) 6-4, 6-3

Purser/Tolesani (YSU) def. Stephen Miller/Omar Espinosa (Toledo) 6-3, 6-4

Sept. 30 Results

Western Michigan/Michigan vs. YSU
Kennosuke Nouchi (Western Michigan) def. Maroscher (Youngstown State) 2-6, 7-5, 10-7
Jannik Opitz (Western Michigan) def. Garretto (Youngstown State) 7-6 (10-3), 6-3
Eric Olivarez (Western Michigan) def.  Kritzinger (Youngstown State) 6-7 (4-10), 7-6, 10-6
Nick Schnobel (Western Michigan) def. Purser (Youngstown State) 3-6, 7-5, 10-2
Kris Knof (Western Michigan) def. Tolesani (Youngstown State) 2-6, 6-2, 10-6

YSU vs. Duquesne
Adam Blasinsky (Duquesene) def. Dahan (Youngstown State) 6-1, 7-5
Dimitris Stravropoul (Duquesene) def. Rodrigues (Youngstown State) 6-3, 0-6, 6-4
Purser (Youngstown State) def. Jared Isaacs (Duquesene) 7-6 (10-8), 7-5
Dane Bendel (Duquesene) def. Virgili (Youngstown State) 6-4, 6-4

WMU/UM vs. YSU
Tyler Gardiner/Connor Johnston (Michigan) def. Maroscher/Rodrigues (YSU) 8-5
Nick Schnobel/Billy Heckman (Western Michigan) def. Garretto/Dahan (YSU) 8-7 (10-4)
Kennosuke Nouchi/Jannik Opitz (Western Michigan) def. Kritzinger/Purser (YSU) 8-4
Eric Olivarez/Kris Knof (Western Michigan) def. Tolesani/Svjetlicic (Youngstown State) 8-1

YSU vs. Duquesne
Maroscher/Garretto (YSU) def. Chris Corrao/Drew Akins (Duquesene) 3-6, 7-6, 10-7