Men’s Tennis Shuts Out Roanoke (Va.) on Day 2 of Hilton Head Trip

Jake Liebler
Jake Liebler

HILTON, HEAD, S.C. – The Baldwin Wallace University men's tennis shutout Roanoke (Va.) College by a final score of 9-0 at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center on the second day of its annual spring break trip. 

BW (7-1) gained a 3-0 advantage as all three doubles teams won their matches. Sophomore All-Ohio Athletic Conference player Dominic Polifrone (Hudson) and sophomore Matt Harris (Akron/Revere) won first doubles by a score of 8-6. Senior Academic All-OAC players Nathan Katz (Upper Arlington/Bexley) and Jake Liebler (Medina) captured second doubles by a score of won 8-1.   Senior Brian Carano (Akron/Revere) and freshman Jake Elbin (Findlay) took third doubles by a score of 8-3.   

The Yellow Jackets secured the shut out by claiming all six singles matches.  Polifrone won at first singles by identical scores of 6-0.  Katz earned a three-set victory at second singles by scores of 6-3, 3-6 and 10-8.  Harris took third singles by scores of 6-1 and 6-4. Carano picked up the win at fourth singles by scores of 6-1 and 6-0.  Liebler claimed fifth singles by scores of 6-2 and 6-1.  Elbin closed out the day by winning sixth singles by identical scores of 6-1.

BW is back in action on Tuesday, March 7 when it takes on Lebanon (Pa.) Valley College at the Chaplin Park Tennis Center at 12:00 p.m.

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