Gran, Everett Lead Penguins at Toledo Invitational

Erik Gran
Erik Gran

Toledo, Ohio - The Youngstown State men's tennis team continued fall play at the Toledo Invitational over the weekend.

Erik Gran continued his solid play to open the season with singles wins against Eastern Illinois, Wayne State and Chicago State. Freshman Will Everett had a solid tournament earning singles victories against Chicago State (two) and Wayne State.

For his efforts, Gran was named to the all-tournament team.

YSU returns to action on Friday when it begins play at the Joe Hunt Invitational hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

Sept. 20
Mike JANSEN (Eastern Illinois) def. Mandocescu (Youngstown State) 4-6, 7-6, 11-9
Garretto (Youngstown State) def. Cameron SLABBERT (Eastern Illinois) 6-2, 6-3
Gran (Youngstown State) def. Juan Carlos GARRIDO (Eastern Illinois) 6-4, 6-3
Everett (Youngstown State) def. Cody Wurzelbacher (Chicago State) 6-3, 6-1

Cole Shoults/Thawin Suksathaporn (Toledo) def. Garretto/Mandocescu (Youngstown State) 7-6 (4), 6-2
Max Skaer/Luis Kleinschnitz (Toledo) def. Everett/Gran (Youngstown State) 3-6, 7-6, 10-7
 
Sept. 21
Niklas Karcz (Wayne State) def. Garretto (Youngstown State) 6-0, 6-0
Gran (Youngstown State) def. Dom Spicer (Wayne State) 2-6, 6-1, 10-8
Everett (Youngstown State) def. Donovan Nguyen (Wayne State) 6-1, 6-3
James Hopper (Case Western Reserve Univ,) def. Mandocescu (Youngstown State) 6-0, 6-2
Gran (Youngstown State) def. Cody Wurzelbacher (Chicago State) 6-1, 6-1
 
Matthew Chen/Jonathan Powell (Case Western Reserve Univ,) def. Gran/Everett (Youngstown State) 6-3, 4-6, 10-5
Philipp Leithold/Daniel Langston (Valparaiso) def. Everett/Garretto (Youngstown State) 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 10-7
 
Sept. 22
Everett (Youngstown State) def. J. Sanchez Pradillo (Chicago State) 6-4, 7-5 
 
Matthew Chen/Aaron Umen (Case Western Reserve Univ,) def. Gran/Mandocescu (Youngstown State) 6-2, 6-4