DENVER, Colo. – The University of Pennsylvania men’s tennis team earned the doubles point, but that was all in a 6-1 loss to the No. 48 Denver on Sunday.
For the second-straight day, the Quakers tallied wins in two of three doubles matches. In a pair of thrillers, the teams of Austin Kaplan and Nicholai Westergaard and Blaine Willenborg and Gabriel Rapoport were each victors in tiebreakers.
Although they were unable to post any wins in singles, the Quakers had a pair of close calls. Josh Pompan (No. 3) and Matt Nardella (No. 4) each lost three-setters.
Henry Craig def. Kyle Mautner, 6-0, 6-4
David Fox def. Vim De Alwis, 6-2, 6-2
Alex Gasson def. Josh Pompan, 4-6, 6-2, 10-5
Yannik James def. Matt Nardella, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
Jesse Ruder-Hook def. Blaine Willenborg, 7-6 (6), 6-0
Zach Fryer def. Ismael Lahlou, 6-2, 6-4
Kaplan/Westergaard def. Fox/Gasson, 7-6
James/Ruder-Hook def. Nardella/Spratt, 6-3
Willenborg/Rapaport def. Craig/Fryer, 7-6
The Quakers will head South to Colorado Springs for a matchup with Air Force on Tuesday (3/8).