Philadelphia, Pa. – The sixth-ranked Concordia Clippers men's tennis team returned to Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) action on Tuesday afternoon with a road match at the University of the Sciences. Concordia would sweep the Devils, 9-0, to remain perfect in CACC play.
The match began with doubles play as the Clippers would sweep all three matches. The No. 3 duo of junior's Tomasz Olfans (Opole, Poland) and Benas Majauskas (Vilnius, Lithuania) secured an 8-1 win against Steven Galerkin and Tajay McLeod. Shortly thereafter the No. 2 duo of senior Daniele Piludu (Cagliari, Italy) and freshman Pulat Babadjanov (Tashkent, Uzbekistan) would earn an 8-3 victory over Will Metz and Julian Katzev and then the duo of senior Ricardo Frey (Curitiba, Brazil) and sophomore Rafael Ferreira (Sao Paulo, Brazil) would take an 8-4 win in the No. 1 match for Concordia against Jake Sosonkin and David Kazakevich.
In singles play junior Juuso Ojanen (Varkaus, Finland) would take a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Sosonkin in the No. 1 match as did Majauska in the No. 2 match against Kazakevich. Sophomore Ofir Ginat (Raa'nana, Israel) would battle his way to a 6-2, 6-4 win against Galerkin in the No. 3 singles match to give the Clippers a 6-0 advantage. Babadjanov, in his No. 4 match, would take an 8-1 win against Metz as did Ferreira in his No. 5 singles match against Katzev and Frey in his No. 6 match over Peter Micu.
Concordia (12-3, 4-0 CACC) will next host Post on Thursday afternoon. The action is set to begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Meyers Tennis Center on the campus of Concordia College.