Men's Tennis Splits Final Day at Boise State

Boise, Idaho -- The University of Pennsylvania men's tennis team went 1-1 onits final day in Boise, falling to Boise State, 6-1, and defeating Utah, 4-3.

Against Boise State, the Quakers were swept to lose the doubles point. In singles action, David Lynn fell at No. 1, 3-2, 6-2, 6-1, Mikhail Bekker fell at No. 2, 6-4, 6-7, 10-6, Justin Lavner lost in the third spot, 6-4, 7-4 and Tas Tobias fell at No. 4, 6-2, 6-4. Todd Lecher had the Quakers only win in the match, winning 6-4, 6-1, in the No. 5 slot. Jimmy Fairbanks fell at No. 6, 6-2, 1-6, 7-6, to close out the match.

Against Utah, wins by the teams of Lynn and Bekker, 8-5, and Lecher and Brandon O'Gara, 9-8,clinched the first point of the match. The Quakers then started out strong in singles, with Bekker winning in the first position, 7-6, 6-2, and Lynn taking the point in the second slot, 6-3, 7-5. Lecher had the Quakersfinal win at the No. 5 position, 7-5, 6-3.

The Quakers are next in action on Tuesday, March 8, when they travel to Los Angeles, Calif. to take on Loyola Marymount at 1:30 p.m. PST.

Complete Results
Boise State 6, Penn 1
Doubles:
1. Schoeck/Shields, BSU, def. Pu/Tobias, Penn, 9-7
2. Jobe/Silva, BSU, def. Bekker/Lynn, Penn, 9-8
3. Vaughan/Werbeck, BSU, def. Lecher/O'Gara, Penn, 8-4
Singles:
1. Luke Shields, BSU, def. David Lynn, Penn, 3-6 6-2 6-1
2. Thomas Schoeck, BSU, def. Mikhail Bekker, Penn, 6-4 6-7 10-6
3. Ikaika Jobe, BSU, def. Justin Lavner, Penn, 6-4 7-5
4. Eric Roberson, BSU, def. Tas Tobias, Penn, 6-2 6-4
5. Todd Lechner, Penn, def. Brent Werbeck, BSU, 6-4 6-1
6. Beck Roghaar, BSU, def. Jimmy Fairbanks, Penn, 6-3 1-6 7-6

Penn 4, Utah 3
Doubles:
1. Ganger/Mann, Utah, def. Pu/Tobias, Penn, 8-3
2. Lynn/Bekker, Penn, def. Coutts/Yap, Utah, 8-5
3. Lecher/O'Gara, Penn, def. Grzyb/Dan Mascall, Utah, 9-8
Singles:
1. Mikhail Bekker, Penn, def. Tonasz Grzyb, Utah, 7-6 6-2
2. David Lynn, Penn, def. Zach Ganger, Utah, 6-3 7-5
3. Miron Mann, Utah, def. Justin Lavner, Penn, 6-3 6-2
4. Nick Coutts, Utah, def. Tas Tobias, Penn, 6-2 6-3
5. Todd Lecher, Penn, def. Ryan Scott, Utah,7-5 6-3
6. Jason Yap, Utah, def. Jimmy Fairbanks, Penn, 3-6 6-2 6-2