Wake Forest Turns Back Wolfpack 5-2

March 31, 2009

RALEIGH, N.C. - The Wake Forest men's tennis team defeated NC State 5-2 on Tuesday afternoon in Raleigh. The Demon Deacons improved to 15-6 and 5-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference and NC State is now 9-10 and 3-4.

Wake Forest dropped the doubles point, with the clinching match falling at No. 1, where NC State's Christian Welte and Jaime Pulgar topped top-ranked Cory Parr and Steven Forman 8-5.

Parr followed with a 6-4, 6-1 win at No. 1 and junior Jason Morgenstern added a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Julian Sullivan to push Wake Forest ahead 2-1. Andrew Brasseaux fell at No. 6, but Jon Wolff and Steven Forman followed with wins at Nos. 3 and 4 to clinch the WFU match win. Iain Atkinson defeated Derek Stephens 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 to set the final score at 5-2.

Wake Forest will finish out the regular season at home, starting on Friday, April 3, when the Deacons play host to Florida State at 5 p.m.

No. 28 Wake Forest d. No. 48 NC State, 5-2
Doubles
1. Welte/Sullivan d. No. 1 Parr/Forman (WFU), 8-5
2. Weinacker/Pulgar d. Atkinson/Carlos Salmon (WFU), 8-4
3. Wolff/Morgenstern (WFU) d. Justin Jendruch/Rob Lowe, 8-4
Order of finish: 2,3,1

Singles
1. No. 21 Cory Parr (WFU) d. No. 36 Jay Weinacker, 6-4, 6-1
2. Steve Forman (WFU) d. No. 118 Christian Welte, 6-2, 7-5
3. Jonathan Wolff (WFU) d. Jaime Pulgar, 6-2, 6-2
4. Iain Atkinson (WFU) d. Derek Stephens, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2
5. Jason Morgenstern (WFU) d. Julian Sullivan. 6-3, 6-3
6. David Chermak d. Andrew Brasseaux (WFU), 6-3, 7-5
Order of finish: 1,5,6,3,2*,4
*Clinches the win

 

 

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