No. 17 Wake Forest falls 5-2 to USC

March 10, 2010

Final Stats

LOS ANGELES - The 17th-ranked Wake Forest men's tennis team fell 5-2 to Southern California on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

The Trojans jumped to 13-1 with the win and Wake Forest is now 6-3.

Steven Forman posted a 6-4, 6-4 victory over ninth-ranked Robert Farah at No. 2 singles, marking the California native's highest ranked collegiate upset.

Jason Morgenstern also had a singles win, taking down No. 96 JT Sundling 6-4, 3-6, 7-5.

In doubles, freshmen Danny Kreyman and Zach Leslie improved to 3-1 for the season with an 8-7 (2) battle at No. 3.

Wake Forest will continue play on March 19 when it travels to Baton Rouge, La. to face LSU.

3 USC 5, #17 Wake Forest 2
March 10, 2010 - Marks Stadium
DOUBLES
(1) #13 Farah/Johnson (USC) def. #14 Atkinson/Forman (WF) - 8-4
(2) Nguyen/Sundling (USC) def. Carleton/Wolff (WF) - 8-5
(3) Kreyman/Leslie (WF) def. Lucassen/Poldma (USC) - 8-7 (2)
USC wins doubles point. Order of finish: 1, 2, 3

SINGLES
(1) #3 Steve Johnson (USC) def. #20 Tripper Carleton (WF) - 6-3, 6-3
(2) #67 Steven Forman (WF) def. #9 Robert Farah (USC) - 6-4, 6-4
(3) #93 Jaak Poldma (USC) def. #108 Jonathan Wolff (WF) - 6-7 (3), 6-1, 7-6 (3-5) [game penalty]
(4) #76 Peter Lucassen (USC) def. #80 Iain Atkinson (WF) - 2-6, 6-4, 6-3*
(5) #116 Daniel Nguyen (USC) def. Zach Leslie (WF) - 6-3, 6-3
(6) Jason Morgenstern (WF) def. #96 JT Sundling (USC) - 6-4, 3-6, 7-5
Order of finish: 1, 5, 2, 4*, 6, 3

 

 

 

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