Marquette Defeats Men's Tennis
Courtesy: Western Illinois Athletics  
Release: Tuesday 02/09/2013
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MILWAUKEE - Western Illinois men's tennis dropped a 7-0 decision to Marquette in Milwaukee at Helfaer Tennis Stadium on Saturday night.

The Golden Eagles, who also defeated South Dakota State 5-2 earlier in the day, improve to 4-1 overall. The Fighting Leathernecks fall to 3-6.

At fifth singles, freshman Max Cederkall was the lone Leatherneck to win a set, dropping a tight 5-7, 7-5, 1-0 decision.

Bradley Holt and Mitch Granger also played in close matches. Holt fell 6-4, 6-4 at No. 2 singles, while Granger lost 7-5, 6-0 at No. 4 singles.

The combination of Ben Yue and Patrick Hammers also dropped a narrow 8-7 decision at No. 1 doubles.

Western Illinois will look to rebound on Tuesday, as it travels to Jacksonville, Ill. on Tuesday to take on Illinois College and Lindenwood-Belleville.

Marquette 7, Western Illinois 0

Singles competition
1. Dan Mamalat (MU) def. Patrick Hammers (WIU) 6-0, 6-0
2. Logon Collins (MU) def. Bradley Holt (WIU) 6-4, 6-4
3. Gleb Sklyr (MU) def. Ben Yue (WIU) 6-3, 6-1
4. David Packowitz (MU) def. Mitch Granger (WIU) 7-5, 6-0
5. James Stark (MU) def. Max Cederkall (WIU) 5-7, 7-5, 1-0
6. J. Varela Hernani (MU) def. Chris Bunch (WIU) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Logon Collins/Dan Mamalat (MU) def. Patrick Hammers/Ben Yue (WIU) 8-7
2. David Packowitz/Gleb Sklyr (MU) def. Bradley Holt/Mitch Granger (WIU) 8-3
3. J. Varela Hernani/James Stark (MU) def. Max Cederkall/Brandon Meeker (WIU) 8-2

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