Sea Gulls defeat Penn State-Abington 9-0

Sea Gulls defeat Penn State-Abington 9-0

SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury University men's tennis team hosted Penn State University-Abington on Friday afternoon at the SU Tennis Courts, taking a 9-0 victory in the match and improved its record to 6-0 on the season.

With doubles competition beginning the day, the Sea Gulls put themselves in good position with two 8-0 wins and an 8-1 victory to take the first three points of the match.

Two Sea Gull doubles pairs held their perfect record on the season, moving to 6-0, as the No. 1 doubles team of senior Daniel Albers and junior Eric Spangler defeated Mohammed Ammouni and James Howell, 8-1. Senior Adam Goldberger and freshman Sean Ngo, Salisbury's No. 3 doubles pair, stayed perfect with an 8-0 win over Monte Dunson and Kevin Wilkinson.

The third doubles win came from the No. 2 team of junior Shanon Gunther and senior Demetri Vrahnos 8-0 over Michael Brown and Thomas Vessels.

In singles play, freshman Noah Orders gave the Gulls their first win of the six matches in his first collegiate tennis match, defeating Sam Borai 6-1, 6-0.

Gunther followed with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Justin McNab to move to 2-0 in the No. 3 spot, before Spangler improved to 6-0 in singles competition on the year with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Howell.

Sophomore Grant Hudson took down Brown for the Sea Gulls' fourth singles win of the day 6-1, 6-2, moving to 2-0 at the No. 5 spot, while Albers added the fifth singles point, improving to 5-1 at No. 1 singles with a 6-1, 7-5 victory over Ammouni.

Goldberger capped the Gulls' day at No. 4 singles with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Dunson.

Salisbury now looks forward to its spring break trip to California, beginning with a match against Chapman University on Sunday, March 15; the contest is set for 4 p.m., eastern time.

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