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Villanova Topped at Lehigh
Michael Rosengren scored a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 victory at the No. 4 singles slot.

Michael Rosengren scored a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 victory at the No. 4 singles slot.

March 15, 2014

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Villanova men's tennis team dropped its eighth match of the season as Lehigh defeated the Wildcats 6-1 Saturday afternoon at the Lewis Tennis Center in Bethlehem, Pa.

The Mountain Hawks jumped out to an early lead after sweeping the doubles point to begin the match.

Villanova would clinch its only point of the contest at the No. 4 singles slot. After a first stanza setback, Michael Rosengren rallied during the final two sets to score a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Timur Chernykh.

The Wildcats will return to action tomorrow against Delaware at 2:45 p.m. at the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, Del.

Below is a look at the complete results of Saturday's dual match:

Lehigh 6, Villanova 1 - Mar. 15 - Lewis Tennis Center - Bethlehem, Pa.

Doubles (Lehigh clinched doubles point):
1. Goldberg/Petersen (LU) def. Donaldson/Miller (VU) 8-5
2. Gilman/Kochman (LU) def. Rosengren/Colonnese (VU) 8-3
3. Chernykh/Hansen (LU) def. Abbracciamento/Noyes (VU) 8-3

1. Ben Gilman (LU) def. Mark Miller (VU) 6-0, 5-7, 6-2
2. Mitchell Petersen (LU) def. Ryan Peyton (VU) 7-6 (5), 6-3
3. Jeremy Kochman (LU) def. Kelly Donaldson (VU) 6-2, 7-5
4. Michael Rosengren (VU) def. Timur Chernykh (LU) 5-7, 6-2, 6-2
5. Tyler Hansen (LU) def. Tim Abbracciamento (VU) 3-6, 6-1, 11-9
6. Ethan Bogard (LU) def. Luis Miranda (VU) 3-6, 6-4, 12-10



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