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L-R Men’s Tennis Drops Two To Nationally Ranked Queens
Patrick Alvestrand won at number two singles to pick up the only points for the Bears against 13th ranked Queens.
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L-R Men’s Tennis Drops Two to Nationally Ranked Queens

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis team fell to No.13 Queens 6-1 and 6-0 in a doubleheader Friday afternoon.

In the first match, The Royals secured the doubles point going up 1-0 by sweeping LR in three straight matches. The duo of Patrik Alvestrand/ Nicolas Moser kept it close against Bottino/Cecere falling 6-3.

Singles were next and Royals continued the momentum they had in doubles. Alvestrand was the lone win for LR in singles defeating Rolfsen in a grind of a match 5-7,6-4.1-0. The Royals would go to win five more matches and win 6-1.

This first match counted as a conference match and the Bears dropped to 1-1, (0-1 SAC).

In the second match, Alvestrand and Jake Dalton put on a show, but the double comeback came up short against Dacuba/Roussinov 6-3. Queens would secure the doubles point going up 1-0.

Lenoir-Rhyne put up a strong effort in singles, but was not able overcome the No.13 Royals dropping 5 matches to give Queens a 6-0 win.

The Bears record drops to 1-2, (0-1 SAC). The Bears will be back in action tomorrow February 21 on the road against Lander.

MATCH 1
#13 Queens University of Charlotte 6, Lenoir-Rhyne 1

Singles competition

1. Paolo Bompieri (QUEENSM) def. Nicolas Moser (LRUM) 6-3, 6-1
2. Patrik Alvestrand (LRUM) def. Kasper Rolfsen (QUEENSM) 5-7, 6-4, 1-0
3. Yoan Roussinov (QUEENSM) def. Jake Dalton (LRUM) 6-1, 6-0
4. Berk Enc (QUEENSM) def. Samuel Fisher (LRUM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Arthur Bazil (QUEENSM) def. Michael Dyson (LRUM) 6-0, 6-0
6. Lleyton Dacuba (QUEENSM) def. No player (LRUM), by forfeit

Doubles competition

1. Edoardo Bottino/Edoardo Cecere (QUEENSM) def. Patrik Alvestrand/Nicolas Moser (LRUM) 6-3
2. Euan Lynes/Kasper Rolfsen (QUEENSM) def. Jake Dalton/Samuel Fisher (LRUM) 6-1
3. Paolo Bompieri/Yoan Roussinov (QUEENSM) def. No player/No player (LRUM), by forfeit

MATCH 2
#13 Queens University of Charlotte 6, Lenoir-Rhyne 0

Singles competition

1. Jan Malmon (QUEENSM) vs. Patrik Alvestrand (LRUM) unfinished
2. Lleyton Dacuba (QUEENSM) def. Jake Dalton (LRUM) 6-0, 6-2
3. Aidan Davy (QUEENSM) def. Samuel Fisher (LRUM) 6-0, retired
4. Zachary Dacuba (QUEENSM) def. Michael Dyson (LRUM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Filippo Ercole (QUEENSM) def. No player (LRUM), by forfeit
6. Ty Johnston (QUEENSM) def. No player (LRUM), by forfeit

Doubles competition

1. Lleyton Dacuba/Yoan Roussinov (QUEENSM) def. Patrik Alvestrand/Jake Dalton (LRUM) 6-3
2. Filippo Ercole/Euan Lynes (QUEENSM) def. Michael Dyson/Samuel Fisher (LRUM) 6-0
3. Ty Johnston/Jan Malmon (QUEENSM) def. No player/No player (LRUM), by forfeit