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WSU tennis hopes to gain momentum for the remainder of the season

Tevin Carter-Tolbert, Sports Writer

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The Wright State tennis program traveled to Cleveland for a matchup against Cleveland State on Saturday, April 14.

The women’s team suffered a close loss, as the Vikings took a close match of 4-3. Luisa Pelayo, Madison Riley and Jillian Milano secured individual wins, as the teams split the six singles matches. The team struggled somewhat in doubles, with the Vikings won all three.

On the men’s side, Param Pun recorded the only victory for the Raiders that day. The team was handed a 6-1 loss. Cleveland State’s team proved to be solid throughout claiming five of the six singles matches and all three of the doubles.

Each team has three matches left on the season before competing in the Horizon League Tournament. The women’s team currently sits third in the conference with a 5-1 record. The Raiders have recorded wins over Northern Kentucky, UIC, IUPUI, Milwaukee and Green Bay. On the year, they have a 17-10 record.

The men’s team sits sixth in the conference, with a 2-3 record. These two wins came over Northern Kentucky and IUPUI. Overall, the men sit at 12-9 for the season.

As the end of the season draws near, each team is looking to ensure a spot in the tournament, with only the top six teams in the conference will compete.

The men have matches against Youngstown State and Detroit Mercy to solidify their place in the championship tournament. The women look to gain momentum for the tournament as they currently sit in third and will face Youngstown State, Oakland and Detroit Mercy.

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WSU tennis hopes to gain momentum for the remainder of the season