PRINCETON, N.J. -
Temple men's tennis team performed well at the Princeton Invitational this past weekend. Matches were held from Oct.6-8.
>Senior Thomas Sevel
won his first two matches in the A singles, defeating Jack Martin-Dyer from Lehigh University 6-3, 6-5(5-7), 10-3 and Moric Budinszky from FDU 6-1, 6-4. He lost to Kyrylo Tsygura from Virginia 7-5, 6-3.
>Junior Alberto Caceres Casas
lost to Tomi Antoljak from NJIT 3-6, 7-6 (8-6), 10-5 in the first round of the A singles.
>Sophomores Francisco Bohorquez
and Eric Biscoveanu
won their first two matches in C doubles as they defeated Alex Roszkowski and Federico Ruiz Acevedo from St. John's 8-5 and Chris Auter and Dylan Karchere-Sun from Lehigh 8-4.
>Freshman Mark Wallner
won his first two matches in C singles as he defeated Chris Gladden from Marist, and Weston Brach from Middlebury 7-6 (7-5), 7-5.
>Freshman Michael Haelen
won his first match in D singles as he defeated Billy Bourne from FDU 4-6, 6-2, 10-5.
>The Owls went 7-9 in all of their matches this weekend.
>Wallner and Sevel both made it to the singles quarterfinals in their respective brackets.
"I am very proud of the way that the guys played this week," said Temple head coach Steve Mauro
."It was a great event with a lot of tough competition and our guys did a great job of performing well."
"It was a great tournament with a lot of tough competition," said Sevel "Me and my teammates competed very hard to represent Temple in the right way."
The men will compete at the City 6 tournament that will begin this Friday and run from Oct. 13-15