Men's Tennis Falls to Lebanon Valley

Junior Tarquin McGurrin remained unbeaten in singles action for the Royals on Wednesday at Lebanon Valley.
Junior Tarquin McGurrin remained unbeaten in singles action for the Royals on Wednesday at Lebanon Valley.
Tarquin McGurrin

 

ANNVILLE, Pa. – The University of Scranton men's tennis team (0-1) dropped an 8-1 decision at the hands of Lebanon Valley (1-1) on Wednesday at Shankroff Tennis Center in Annville.

Lebanon Valley grabbed an early lead by winning all three doubles matches. The duo of junior Tarquin McGurrin (Clarks Summit, Pa./Scranton Prep) and freshman Patrick O'Mara (Pleasantville, N.Y./Archbishop Stepinac) dropped an 8-6 heartbreaker to LVC's Blake Martin and Justin Schuetz.

McGurrin-the reigning Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week-won the lone singles match for the Royals as he recorded a straight set (6-3, 6-4) victory over Schuetz in No. 1 singles action. O'Mara dropped a 6-7, 7-6, 10-5 decision to Reed Morris at No. 4 singles and sophomore Sal Sullivan (Binghamton, N.Y./Seton Catholic Central) fell in a tough 7-5, 7-5 loss to Ben Hinkley at No. 5 singles.

The Royals return to the courts with a dual match at Ramapo on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 12 p.m.

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