Penguins Perform Well at Joe Hunt Invitational

Vasilis Vardakis
Vasilis Vardakis

The Youngstown State men's tennis team had a strong showing at the Joe Hunt Invitational which was held Friday through Sunday at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

Erik Gran and Laurentiu Mandocescu each won three singles matches while Vasilis Vardakis and Will Everett each picked up two singles victories. 

In doubles play, Everett and Vardakis picked up three victories while Pol Virgili Blanco and Everett won a pair of matches.

The Penguins return to action on Oct. 11-13 at the Louisville Invitational.

Results
Finn Gardner (NAVY) def. Vardakis (YSU) - 2-6, 6-2, 6-3
Thibault Frumholz (TEMPLE) def. Vardakis (YSU) - 6-1, 6-0
Vardakis (YSU) def. Ivan Solans (FDU) - 4-2 (won by retirement)
Vardakis (YSU) def. Andrew Rozanov (GT) - 6-3, 6-2

Blanco (YSU) def. Vasco Belunade (CSU) - 2-6, 6-2, 7-5
Justin Cheun (GT) def. Blanco (YSU) - 6-0, 6-0
Andrei Oprisor (FDU) def. Blanco (YSU) - 7-5, 6-3
Priyan Desilva (UMW) def. Blanco (YSU) - 0-6, 6-3, 10-4

Gran (YSU) def. Francisco Bohorquez (TEMPLE) - 5-0 (won by retirement)
Gran (YSU) def. John Rutkowski (SBU) - 6-2, 6-2
Gran (YSU) def. Josh Keitelman (UR) - 7-6 (4), 6-4
Mehdi Dhouib (FDU) def. Gran (YSU) - 7-6 (4), 6-2

Everett (YSU) def. Maclej Autuch (FDU) - 6-3, 6-1
Peter Lohrback (NAVY) def. Everett (YSU) - 6-3, 6-4
Everett (YSU) def. Jonni Heikkila (SBU) - 6-3, 6-2

Mandocescu (YSU) def. Nick Mueller (UR) - walkover
Mandocescu (YSU) def. Dominic Lacombe (CNU) - 6-3, 6-2
Mandocescu (YSU) def. Luke Ross (GT) - 6-1, 6-2
Marin Delmas (TEMPLE) def. Mandocescu (YSU) - 6-7 (4), 6-3, 12-10

Everett/Vardakis (YSU) def. Witmer/Foster - 6-3
Everett/Vardakis (YSU) def. FRUMHOLZ/GORREGUES - 6-1
Dabek/Fishkin def. Everett/Vardakis (YSU) - 6-2
Everett/Vardakis (YSU) def. KOLLS/ DUBUQUE - 6-3
KHAN/SARDANA def. Mandocescu/Blanco (YSU) - 6-4
Mandocescu/Blanco (YSU) def. BEHUN/SCIGLITANO - 6-1
Mandocescu/Blanco (YSU) def. BROWN/ TECCE - 6-2