Morra Wins 41st Career Singles Match, But Royals Fall To Kutztown, 8-1, Saturday Afternoon

Joe Morra

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KUTZTOWN, Pa.—Senior Joe Morra (Bronx, NY/Fordham Preparatory) was the lone bright spot for The University of Scranton men's tennis team against Division II opponent Kutztown University Saturday afternoon.

Morra won the 41st match of his career in singles—downing Ben Nace, 6-2, 6-2, at three—but the Golden Bears swept the rest of the matches en route to an 8-1 victory.  The loss dropped the Royals to 0-1 on the season.

The results of today match are as follows:

Kutztown 8, Scranton 1

Doubles
1. Rushi Amin/Matthew Maguire (K) def. Mike Pannone/Joe Morra, 8-3
2. Varun Desai/Parth Girme (K) def. Tim McGurrin/David Teres, 8-5
3. Ben Nace/Rich Lichtenwalner (K) def. James Delkiewicz/Michael O'Malley, 8-4

Singles
1. Rushi Amin (K) def. Tim McGurrin, 6-3, 6-0
2. Varun Desai (K) def. David Teres, 3-6, 6-1, 11-9
3. Joe Morra (S) def. Ben Nace, 6-2, 6-2
4. Rich Lichtenwalner (K) def. Mike Pannone, 6-3, 6-0
5. Patricio Hernandez (K) def. Michael O'Malley, 6-2, 6-2
6. Bilawal Suri (K) def. Devin Patel, 6-2, 6-1

--ROYALS--

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