Los Angeles, Calif. - The Penn men's tennis team saw its unbeaten streak end at eight matches, as the team dropped a 5-2 decision to Loyola Marymount on Tuesday afternoon.
The Quakers, ranked no. 68 in the most recent ITA poll, came into the match 8-0, but quickly realized they would be in for a fight on Tuesday. The Lions won the first two doubles matches which finished, taking No.1 doubles 8-3 and No. 3 doubles 9-7. The Penn freshmen duo of Jason Magnes and Mark Milbrandt came away victorious, 9-7 at No. 2, but LMU captured the doubles point anyway.
In singles, the Quakers dropped the first four matches which finished. Despite the losses, sophomore Phil Law and Magnes finished the match off strong for Penn with wins at No. 3 and No. 5 singles. Law lost the first set, 4-6, but took the final two 7-5, 10-5, while Magnes won 6-4, 2-6, 10-6.
The Red and Blue can get back to their winning ways on Thursday when they take on Gonzaga at 12 p.m. pacific standard timeDoubles: (1, 3, 2)
Ivan Lopez / Otto Sauer (L) def. Eugen Brazdil / Phil Law, 8-3
Jason Magnes / Mark Milbrandt (P) def. Borja Malet / Renzo Maggi, 9-7
Jack Zapala / Johan Berhof (L) def. Adam Schwartz / Jason Lin, 9-7
Singles: (2, 1, 6, 4, 3, 5)
Lopez (L) def. Brazdil, 6-3, 6-4
Sauer (L) def. Schwartz, 6-2, 6-2
Law (P) def. Malet, 4-6, 7-5, 10-5
Maggi (L) def. Lin, 6-4, 6-3
Magnes (P) def. Berhof, 6-4, 2-6, 10-6
Andreasian (L) def. Milbrandt, 6-4, 6-2