WASHINGTON - Two matches in a row were washed out by rain this past week; however the Wildcats proved to be a ray of sunshine in Washington, D.C. with a defeat over the Georgetown Hoyas 5-2 on Saturday, April 11. The men's tennis team improved their record to 15-5 on the season with the recent victory. There are only three more regular season matches for the Wildcats before they travel to Miami, Fla. for the Big East Tennis Championships on April 23-26.
Senior Rich Young got the first victory of the day against Kevin Levy in No.1 singles, by the scores of 6-2 and 6-4. Fellow senior Rob Campbell was next up to defeat Dave Boyer in No.2 singles with scores of 5-7, 6-3, and 6-1. Campbell improved his overall record to 14-5 on the season. Freshman Paul Moore and junior Mike Mock also won straight sets against their Georgetown opponents.
Next up for the Wildcats: at Delaware, April 14, 1998 Univ. of Connecticut, April 18, 1998 - Senior Day Bucknell, April 19, 1998
Villanova 5, Georgetown 2 April 14, 1998 @ Georgetown Match Results
Singles Rich Young (VU) def. Kevin Levy (GU) 6-2, 6-4 Rob Campbell (VU) def. Dave Boyer (GU) 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 Justin Hom (GU) def. Jay Kennedy (VU) 6-2, 6-4 Beau Brewer (GU) def. Casey Simmons (VU) 6-3, 6-4 Paul Moore (VU) def. Jeff Breay (GU) 6-0, 6-0 Mike Mock (VU) def. Josh Piuma (GU) 7-5, 6-1
Doubles Young and Kennedy (VU) def. Breay and Piuma (GU) 8-3 Campbell and Moore (VU) def. Levy and Hom (GU) 8-3 Boyer and Brewer (GU) def. Simmons and Prats (VU) 9-7