Deacs Take 4-3 Thriller over Wolfpack
Steven Forman
Steven Forman

March 5, 2008

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Wake Forest men's tennis team downed the NC State Wolfpack 4-3 at Leighton Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Wake's Carlos Salmon saved four match points, including a spectacular comeback from a 4-5, 0-40 deficit in the third set to clinch the match with a 6-7, 6-4, 7-5 finish. With the win the Deacs improved to 9-3 and 1-0 in conference play. The Pack now stands at 6-5 and 0-1 for 2008.

Next week the Deacs will spend spring break in Texas, facing Texas A&M at 6 p.m. on Monday the TCU Horned Frogs on Friday.

#20 Wake Forest 4, NC State 3

Doubles
1. Cory Parr/Steven Forman (WFU) d. Jay Weinacker/Nick Cavaday (NCSU) 8-5
2. Christian Welte/James McGee (NCSU) d. Mariusz Adamski/Jonathan Wolff (WFU) 8-4
3. Carlos Salmon/Jason Morgenstern (WFU) d. David Rozek/Frideric Prandecki (NCSU) 8-4

Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3*

Singles
1. James McGee (NCSU) d. Cory Parr (WFU) 6-4, 6-4
2. Steven Forman (WFU) d. Jay Weinacker (NCSU) 6-3, 6-4
3. Nick Cavaday (NCSU) d. Jonathan Wolff (WFU) 6-1, 6-0
4. Mariusz Adamski (WFU) d. Christian Welte (NCSU) 7-6, 6-2
5. Derek Stephens (NCSU) d. Jason Morgenstern (WFU) 6-2, 6-4, 6-1
6. Carlos Salmon (WFU) d. David Chermak (NCSU) 6-7, 6-4, 7-5

Order of Finish: 3, 2, 1, 4, 5, 6*

 

 

 

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