No. 12 Spartans Drop Close Men's Tennis Match to No. 9 Carnegie Mellon

Will Drougas (photo by Alex Slitz)
Will Drougas (photo by Alex Slitz)

PITTSBURGH - The No. 12 Case Western Reserve men's tennis team dropped a tough 6-3 decision at No. 9 Carnegie Mellon.

The Spartans took a 2-1 lead with wins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles. All three doubles matches finished with 8-6 scores with the CWRU teams of senior Will Drougas (Roanoke, Va. / Salem) and junior Viswajit Simhadri (Saratoga, Calif. / Lynbrook) at No. 2 and freshmen Tytus Chen (San Jose, Calif. / Mountain View) and Andrew Komarov (Buffalo Grove, Ill. / Adlai E. Stevenson) at No. 3 earning victories.

After the Tartans earned wins at No. 1 and No. 4 singles, Drougas came through with a 6-1, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles to even the match 3-3. Carnegie Mellon took the final three singles matches to finish with two of them going to a third set.

The Spartans, who are now 13-9 this season, host College of Wooster and Oberlin College on Senior Day on Sunday, Apr. 19.