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Yale Defeats Furman, 4-2

Jake Munns
Jake Munns
WEST POINT, N.Y. – Yale defeated Furman, 4-2, Sunday in a neutral match at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center in West Point, N.Y. 

The Paladins won two doubles matches to take the opening point.  Senior Adam Steryous and sophomore Jake Munns beat Alex Hagermoser and Zigi Wang, 6-1, at flight one, and rookies Clarke Wilson and Trevor Croyder posted a 6-4 victory over Photos Photiades and Nathan Brown at number three.  The Bulldogs won at flight two, as Ryan Cheng and Dylan King defeated junior Cameron Green and sophomore Alex Steryous, 6-4.

Yale won four singles matches for the team victory.  King topped Green, 6-2, 6-3, at flight two, and Cheng downed Wilson, 6-2, 6-1, at number three.  At flight four, Andrew Heller held on for a 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (10-7) win over Alex Steryous, and Dennis Wang beat junior Josh Pistorius, 6-2, 6-3, at flight six. 

The Paladins picked up at second point at flight five, where Munns scored a quick 6-2, 6-3 advantage versus Hagermoser.  The flight one match was unfinished. 

Furman (3-3) will have two home matches next Saturday at the Mickel Tennis Center.  The Paladins will square off against North Greenville at 11 a.m. then play Erskine at 3 p.m.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information

Yale 4, Furman 2
Feb 05, 2017 at West Point, N.Y. (Lichtenberg Tennis Center) 

Singles competition

1. Adam Steryous (FUR) vs. Ziqi Wang (YALE) 4-6, 6-2, 4-4, unfinished

2. Dylan King (YALE) def. Cameron Green (FUR) 6-2, 6-3

3. Ryan Cheng (YALE) def. Clarke Wilson (FUR) 6-2, 6-1

4. Andrew Heller (YALE) def. Alex Steryous (FUR) 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (10-7)

5. Jake Munns (FUR) def. Alex Hagermoser (YALE) 6-2, 6-3

6. Dennis Wang (YALE) def. Josh Pistorius (FUR) 6-2, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Adam Steryous/Jake Munns (FUR) def. Alex Hagermoser/Ziqi Wang (YALE) 6-1

2. Ryan Cheng/Dylan King (YALE) def. Cameron Green/Alex Steryous (FUR) 6-4

3. Clarke Wilson/Trevor Croyder (FUR) def. Photos Photiades/Nathan Brown (YALE) 6-4