No. 11 Wake Drops Two Road Matches
Feb. 10, 2008
COLUMBUS, Ohio and RICHMOND, Va. - Steve Forman led the Wake Forest men's tennis team with top singles wins, but it wasn't enough for the Demon Deacons to post victories against No. 3 Ohio State and Virginia Commonwealth over the weekend.
On Friday, the Deacons (3-2) fell 5-1 to the Buckeyes (7-0) in Columbus. After falling behind 1-6 in the first set, Forman rallied to notch a win over #85 Bryan Koniecko at No. 2 singles with 6-3, 7-6 performance in the second and third sets.
WFU Junior Cory Parr was edged by sixth-ranked Justin Kronauge in a first set tiebreaker (7-1), and dropped the second set 6-3.
In Richmond, the Rams (7-1) opened with a doubles point win and followed with singles wins at Nos. 3, 5 and 6 to secure the upset. Forman posted his first win of the season at No. 1 singles, while Parr defeated Thibaut Charron in three sets at No. 2. At No. 4, Jon Wolff grabbed the final Demon Deacon win of the afternoon with a 6-7 (4), 7-5, 6-1 victory over Stepan Siska.
Wake Forest will host three matches this weekend, beginning with ETSU on Saturday at 10 a.m. and Brown at 3 p.m. On Sunday the Demon Deacons will host South Carolina at 1 p.m. at the WFU Indoor Tennis Center.
#3 Ohio State 5, #11 Wake Forest 1
#34 VCU 4, #11 Wake Forest 3
1. Sebastien Ripoll/Emil Lindgren (VCU) d. #45 Mariusz Adamski/Carlos Salmon, 8-6
2. #21 Cory Parr/Steven Forman (WFU) d. Martin Shulhauser/Thibaut Charron, 8-6
3. Stepan Siska/Bobo Delemark (VCU) d. Iain Atkinson/Andrew Brasseaux, 9-7
1. #91 Forman (WFU) d. Shulhauser, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
2. #64 Parr (WFU) d. charron, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
3. #33 Lacombe (VCU) d. Adamski, 6-1, 6-1
4. Jonathan Wolff (WFU) d. Siska, 6-7 (4), 7-5, 6-1
5. Alex Israel (VCU) d. Jason Morgenstern, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
6. Lindgren d. Brasseaux, 6-3, 6-4
Order of finish: 3, 1, 2, 4, 6, 5
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