ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – In the first match on the road in New Mexico, the University of Pennsylvania men’s tennis team captured a victory to improve its spring record to 11-1. Playing Georgia State at the McKinnon Family Tennis Stadium, the No. 39 Quakers defeated the Panthers 4-2 for their fourth-straight win.
The Red and Blue once again started singles play with a 1-0 lead, after senior captain Jeremy Court and freshman Nicholai Westergaard won at No. 1 and junior duo Austin Kaplan and Blaine Willenborg won at No. 3.
The Panthers took two with wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, but Willenborg, freshman Josh Pompan, and sophomore Marshall Sharp all claimed wins for the overall match win, 4-2.
Penn will return to action on Tuesday with No. 45 New Mexico at 1 p.m. MT. Live stats for the match can be found here.
No. 39 Penn 4, Georgia State 2
1. Court/Westergaard (PENN) def. Kennedy/Chevallier (GSU) 6-2
2. Andrukhou/Acuna (GSU) vs. Nardella/Spratt (PENN) 5-4, unfinished
3. Kaplan/Willenborg (PENN) def. Koeke/Jaworski (GSU) 6-3
1. Jannis Koeke (GSU) def. Vim De Alwis (PENN) 6-0, 6-1
2. Zack Kennedy (GSU) def. Jeremy Court (PENN) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1
3. Blaine Willenborg (PENN) def. Andrei Andrukhou (GSU) 6-2, 1-6, 6-3
4. Josh Pompan (PENN) def. Sebastian Acuna (GSU) 7-5, 6-4
5. Sofiane Chevallier (GSU) vs. Matt Nardella (PENN) 7-6, 6-6, unfinished
6. Marshall Sharp (PENN) def. Felipe Jaworski (GSU) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3