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Wildcats Fall to Dukes in Home Opener
The Wildcats will look for their first win of the season Sunday against their city rivals.

 
The Wildcats will look for their first win of the season Sunday against their city rivals.
 

March 21, 2014

VILLANOVA, Pa. - In its home debut, the Villanova men's tennis team (0-11) dropped its 11th match of the year as Duquesne (10-4) defeated the Wildcats, 7-0, Friday afternoon at the Villanova Tennis Complex.

Villanova was unable to get going from the get go as the Dukes clinched the first point with a clean sweep in all doubles matches.

Duquesne would go on to record the third shutout over Villanova this season after six wins in singles action.

The Wildcats will host a doubleheader against Temple (11:00 a.m.) and La Salle (3:30 p.m.) on Sunday. Courts are located on West Campus and admission is free to the public.

Full recaps will be available following each match on Villanova.com/mtennis and don't forget to follow @NovaMTennis on Twitter for news and updates.

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

Duquesne 7, Villanova 0 - Mar. 21 - Villanova Tennis Complex - Villanova, Pa.

Doubles (Duquesne clinched doubles point):
1. Pete Carpenter / Alex Aleman (DU) def. Thomas O'Brien / Kelly Donaldson (VU), 8-2
2. Corey Robinson / Max Rubin (DU) def. Abbracciamento, Tim / Bradley Noyes (VU), 8-1
3. Rich Robbie / Harry Walshe (DU) def. Matt Colonnese / Michael Rosengren (VU), 8-6

Singles:
1. Rich Robbie (DU) def. Mark Miller (VU), 7-6, 6-4
2. Pete Carpenter (DU) def. Donaldson, Kelly (VU), 6-2, 6-3
3. Alex Aleman (DU) def. Bradley Noyes (VU), 6-1, 6-2
4. Corey Robinson (DU) def. Tim Abbracciamento (VU), 6-3, 6-1
5. Max Rubin (DU) Matt Colonnese (VU), 6-2, 6-1
6. Mehdi Mekaoui (DU) def. Rosengren, Michael (VU), 6-3, 6-4

 

 

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