MARQUETTE, Wis. - The Ball State men's tennis team opened fall play today at the 37th annual Milwaukee Tennis Classic hosted by Marquette University.
The Cardinals started out strong at its 2 p.m. match after winning four out of the seven singles matches against Marquette. Senior Cliff Morrison took down David Packowitz in straight sets, 7-6, 7-5. Sophomore Patrick Elliott claimed a 6-4, 7-6 victory over Gleb Skylr while teammate junior Austin Smith beat James Stark in three. Senior Austin Sansone was also a winner after defeating Cameron Tehrani, 6-2, 6-2.
In the late afternoon session, Ball State took on DePaul in doubles play winning all three matches. The twosome of Dalton Albertin and Ray Leonard defeated Mathias Hambach and Jan-Willem Feitzer, 8-5. Alexandre Brym paired up with Sansone and earned the 8-5 victory over Filip Dzanko and Kyle Johnson. Rounding out today's double competition was Smith and freshman Ben Bryan who took down Adam Reinhart and Paul John, 8-5.
Ball State men's tennis continues action at the 37th annual Milwaukee Tennis Classic Saturday, when it faces Big Ten foe Wisconsin at 10 a.m.
Men's Singles: Marquette vs. Ball State
Vukasin Teofanovic (MU) def. Dalton Albertin (BSU), 6-2, 6-1
Logon Collins (MU) def. Ray Leonard (BSU), 6-4, 6-3
Cliff Morrison (BSU) def. David Packowitz (MU), 7-6, 7-5
Patrick Elliott (BSU) def. Gleb Sklyr (MU), 6-4, 7-6
Austin Smith (BSU) def. James Stark (MU), 6-7, 6-2, 1-0 (10-5)
Javier Varela Hernani (MU) def. Alex Brym (BSU), 6-2, 6-1
Austin Sansone (BSU) def. Cameron Tehrani (MU), 6-2, 6-2
Men's Doubles: Ball State vs. DePaul
Dalton Albertin/Ray Leonard (BSU) def. Mathias Hambach/Jan-Willem Feitzer (DPU), 8-5
Alex Brym/Austin Sansone (BSU) def. Filip Dzanko/Kyle Johnson (DPU), 8-5
Austin Smith/Ben Bryan (BSU) def. Adam Reinhart/Paul John (DPU), 8