Men's Tennis Sweeps Weekend Homestand
Feb. 4, 2013
HARMAR, Pa. - The Duquesne men's tennis team improved to 4-1 on the season after winning a pair of matches over Georgetown and Toledo. The scores for both matches were 5-2.
The Dukes began Friday's match against the Hoyas by taking the double point. Pete Carpenter and Alex Aleman were 8-1 winners at #1 and Rich Robbie and Ben Klaas clinched the point with a 8-6 victory at the #3 spot.
This was the first win for the men's team against a Big East school since Duquesne defeated Villanova 4-3 on April 1, 2006.
Sunday, a 7-2 Toledo team came to the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Center. The Rockets have never lost to the Dukes before Sunday's match.
Duquesne won the doubles point in similar fashion with Aleman and Carpenter winning at #1 and Robbie and Klaas winning at #3.
In singles, Robbie, Carpenter, Aleman and Max Rubin were winners at #1, #2, #4 and #5.
Up next for Coach Joe Camillo's squad is Bucknell. The Dukes and Bison will play at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Center on Feb. 9th beginning 2:00 p.m.