Men’s tennis advances in NCAA Tournament with win over Monmouth

Nittany Nation

Penn State men’s tennis is moving on in the NCAA Tournament.

Penn State moved past Monmouth 4-0 in the opening round of tournament play Friday morning. The Nittany Lions will take on the winner of Columbia and Bryant in the second round on Saturday.

According to a Penn State media release, it is the fifth time in school history the team has advanced to the NCAA second round.

The winner of the second-round matchup will move on to the NCAA Super Regional.

You can view the results here courtesy of Penn State athletics:

PENN STATE 4, MONMOUTH 0

Doubles Results

1. #45 Constant De La Bassetiere/Gabriel Nemeth (PSU) vs. Will Cooke Wharton/Nicola Pipoli (Monmouth) 5-3, unfinished

2. Christian Lakoseljac/Christos Antonopoulos (PSU) def. Sergio Martinez/Max Benaim (Monmouth) 6-1

3. Ben Lieb/Matt Galush (PSU) def. Alberto Giuffrida/Srdjan Jakovljevic (Monmouth) 6-2

Order of Finish: 2,3

Singles Results

1. #29 Constant De La Bassetiere (PSU) def.  Srdjan Jakovljevic (Monmouth) 6-1, 6-2

2. #105 Christian Lakoseljac (PSU) def. Nicola Pipoli (Monmouth) 6-3, 6-2

3. Gabriel Nemeth (PSU) vs. Max Benaim (Monmouth) 5-7, 2-1, unfinished

4. Christos Antonopoulos (PSU) vs. Will Cooke Wharton (Monmouth) 3-6, 3-3, unfinished

5. Ben Lieb (PSU) def. Sergio Martinez (Monmouth) 6-1, 6-1

6. Alp Sentay (PSU) vs. Alberto Giuffrida (Monmouth) 6-3, 5-0, unfinished

Order of Finish: 5, 2, 1

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