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Dukes Drop Hawks, 4-1, in A-10 Quarterfinals
Dukes top Saint Joseph's in Atlantic 10 quartfinal match on Friday.
 
Dukes top Saint Joseph's in Atlantic 10 quartfinal match on Friday.
 

April 11, 2003

PITTSBURGH, PA - The fifth-seeded Duquesne University men's tennis team, with singles wins by a junior and three freshmen, defeated fourth-seeded Saint Joseph's, 4-1, in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Championship at Monroeville's Oxford Athletic Club on Friday.

Junior Micael Lopez-Acevedo (Guaynabo, PR / Colegio Marista / Bowling Green) and three freshmen: Russell Moseley (St. Michael, Barbados / Louis Lynch Secondary), Devon Peightal (Fairview, PA / Cathedral Prep) and Robert Ojeda (San Juan, PR / Marquette), each won their singles matches to clinch the victory. This stopped the matches still in progress at number 1 and 5 singles and number 2 doubles.

The Dukes return to action tomorrow, April 12, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. as they face number-one seed Richmond which topped Temple (9) 4-0 in this afternoon's quarterfinal match. Temple topped no. 8 Fordham in Friday morning's opening round match.

Duquesne Results

Singles


1. Seth Fogelman (DU) vs. Frank Velazquez   2-6, 6-3, 4-1 DNF
2. Micael Lopez-Acevedo def. Jimmy Holland  6-2, 6-3
3. Russell Moseley def. Chris Spencer       4-6, 6-3, 6-3
4. Devon Peightal def. Van Pangilinan       6-2, 6-2
5. Ryan Moseley (DU) vs. Greg Chang         6-7, 6-4, 5-0 DNF
6. Robert Ojeda def. Antonio Aniello        6-3, 6-3

Doubles


1. Francisco Velazquez/Pangilinan def.
   Seth Fogelman / Ru. Moseley              8-5
2. Holland / AJ Garabedian (SJU) vs.
   Lopez / Peightal                         7-6 DNF
3. Greg Chang/Aniello def.
   Ryan Moseley / Robert Ojeda              8-4

Friday's Match Scores

First Round


1. Temple defeats Fordham                 4-2
2. Dayton defeats Rhode Island            4-0
3. George Washington defeats La Salle     4-0

Quarterfinals

4. Duquesne defeats Saint Joseph's       4-1
5. Richmond defeats Temple                4-0
6. St. Bonaventure defeats Dayton         4-0
7. Xavier defeats George Washington       4-1

Consolation Bracket

8. Rhode Island defeats La Salle          4-0 (La Salle is eliminated & finishes in 11th place)

Saturday's Schedule

Semifinals

10. Duquesne vs. Richmond 11:00 a.m. 11. St. Bonaventure vs Xavier 11:00 a.m.

Consolation Bracket

9.  Rhode Island vs. Fordham           8:00 a.m.
12. Saint Joseph's vs Dayton           2:00 p.m.
13. Temple vs. George Washington       2:00 p.m.

  • Atlantic 10 press release


     

     

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