bc vs. b-w, tu
Bluffton tops Transylvania in first HCAC match; falls to Baldwin-WallaceMarch 23, 2002
The Bluffton College men's tennis squad was victorious in their first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference match of the season Saturday afternoon as the Beavers defeated a visiting Transylvania University squad 7-2.
Four Bluffton individuals notched victories as Kyle Sprunger (Berne, Ind./South Adams) won at #3 singles (6-1, 6-0), David Barnes (Groveport/Tree of Life) won at #4 singles (6-3, 6-3), Garrett Skare (Huber Heights/Wayne) won at #5 singles (6-0, 6-0) and Genti Basha won at #6 singles by forfeit.
All three Bluffton doubles tandems won by forfeit.
Bluffton improves to 2-1 overall and 1-0 in the HCAC, while Transylvania falls to 3-4 overall and 1-1 in the HCAC.
#1 - Eric Clark (TU) defeated Owen Beck (BC) 7-6, 6-1
#2 - Keith Cecil (TU) defeated Dan Wott (BC) 7-5, 6-2
#3 - Kyle Sprunger (BC) defeated Matt Kerns (TU) 6-1, 6-0)
#4 - David Barnes (BC) defeated Ben Miller (TU) 6-3, 6-3
#5 - Garrett Skare (BC) defeated Brian Cloud (TU) 6-0, 6-0
#6 Genti Basha (BC) won by forfeit.
#1 - Beck and Wott (BC) won by forfeit.
#2 - Sprunger and Barnes (BC) won by forfeit.
#3 - Skare and Basha (BC) won by forfeit.
Earlier in the day, Bluffton fell to Baldwin-Wallace College 5-4
In their 2002 home opener, the Bluffton College men's tennis squad was defeated by Baldwin-Wallace College Saturday morning 5-4.
Two Bluffton individuals notched victories as Owen Beck (Archbold) won at #1 singles (7-6, 2-6, 6-4) and Kyle Sprunger (Berne, Ind./South Adams) won at #3 singles (2-6, 7-5, 6-3).
Beck and Dan Wott (Fremont/Clyde) were winners at #1 doubles (8-2), while Sprunger and David Barnes (Groveport/Tree of Life) won at #2 doubles (9-7).
Bluffton falls to 1-1 on the season, while Baldwin-Wallace improves to 7-2.
#1 - Owen Beck (Bluffton) defeated Ward Crane (B-W) 7-6, 2-6, 6-4
#2 - Mike Wagner (B-W) defeated Dan Wott (Bluffton) 6-1, 6-4
#3 - Kyle Sprunger (Bluffton) defeated Michael Carlisle (B-W) 2-6, 7-5, 6-3
#4 - Bryan Bartunek (B-W) defeated David Barnes (Bluffton) 6-1, 6-0
#5 - Adam Slabodnick (B-W) defeated Garrett Skare (Bluffton) 6-1, 6-2
#6 - Derek Sloan (B-W) defeated Genti Basha (Bluffton) 6-1, 6-1
#1 - Beck and Wott (Bluffton) defeated Crane and Wagner (B-W) 8-2
#2 - Sprunger and Barnes (Bluffton) defeated Bartunek and Matt Seitz (B-W) 9-7
#3 - Slabodnick and Dean Morse (B-W) defeated Skare and Basha (Bluffton) 8-4