No. 11 Wake Drops Two Road Matches

Feb. 10, 2008

Final Stats

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
Singles competition
1. #6 Justin Kronauge (OSU) def. #64 Cory Parr (WFU) 7-6 (7-1), 6-3
2. #91 Steven Forman (WFU) def. #85 Bryan Koniecko (OSU) 1-6, 6-3, 7-6
3. #60 Steven Moneke (OSU) def. Mariusz Adamski (WFU) 6-4, 6-2
4. Shuhei Uzawa (OSU) vs. Jonathan Wolff (WFU) 3-6, 6-3, 2-3, unfinished
5. Matt Allare (OSU) def. Iain Atkinson (WFU) 6-3, 6-7, 6-1
6. #95 Drew Eberly (OSU) def. Andrew Brasseaux (WFU) 6-4, 6-6 (7-2)
Doubles competition
1. #29 Justin Kronauge/Drew Eberly (OSU) def. #44 Mariusz Adamski/Carlos Salmon (WFU) 8-6
2. Bryan Koniecko/Steven Moneke (OSU) def. #21 Steven Forman/Cory Parr (WFU) 8-4
3. Matt Allare/Shuhei Uzawa (OSU) def. Iain Atkinson/Andrew Brasseaux (WFU) 8-5

 

 

#34 VCU 4, #11 Wake Forest 3
Doubles
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
Singles
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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