Casey Distaso won his singles match, 6-3, 6-3, at the No. 5 position.
April 4, 2014
WASHINGTON – The Georgetown men’s tennis team (6-9, 0-1 BIG EAST) dropped a BIG EAST matchup on Friday afternoon at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex on Georgetown’s campus to the Xavier Musketeers (11-9, 1-2 BIG EAST) by the score of 5-2.
The Hoyas dropped the doubles point to the Musketeers, 2-1, to begin the match. The Georgetown pair of juniors Shane Korber (Newport Beach, Calif./Corona Del Mar) and Alex Tropiano (Laurel Hollow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) won the No. 2 doubles match, 8-3.
Georgetown was only able to grab two singles wins out of the six total matches on the afternoon.
Freshman Jack Murphy (Coronado, Calif./La Jolla Country Day) improved to 9-4 on the spring with a No. 4 singles win over Xavier’s Adam Krull in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3.
Senior co-captain Casey Distaso (The Woodlands, Texas/Edmond North) also won his No. 5 singles match over Freddy Abuku of the Musketeers, 6-3, 6-3.
The Blue & Gray host the Connecticut Huskies in a non-conference match tomorrow, Sat., April 5 at 10 a.m. ET at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex located in the heart of Georgetown’s campus.
Xavier 5, Georgetown 2
#1: Mesa Mei (XU) def. Daniel Khanin (GU); 6-0, 6-3
#2: Jimmy Roebker (XU) def. Shane Korber (GU); 4-6, 6-3, 10-7
#3: Zach Mueck (XU) def. Alex Tropiano (GU); 6-4, 7-6(3)
#4: Jack Murphy (GU) def. Adam Krull (XU); 6-4, 6-3
#5: Casey Distaso (GU) def. Freddy Abunku (XU); 6-3, 6-3
#6: Jeremy Schneider (XU) def. Jordan Portner (GU); 6-2, 6-1
#2: Shane Korber / Alex Tropiano (GU) def. Adam Krull / Jeremy Schneider (XU); 8-3
#3: Zach Mueck / Matt Bishop (XU) def. Jack Murphy / Jordan Portner (GU); 8-3
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