Phoenix Has Strong Second Day at Western Michigan Invite

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Release: September 14, 2013
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Joey Leto won a singles and a doubles match on Saturday.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's tennis team had a strong second day of competition at the Western Michigan Jack Vredevelt Invitational on Saturday, picking up six singles and three doubles wins.

Sophomore Howard Scott (Exeter, England) posted an unbeaten record on Saturday, winning twice in singles action and once in doubles. Scott started his day by teaming up with junior Michael Tenzer (Neuried, Germany) for an 8-6 victory over Notre Dame's duo of Ryan Bandy and Kenneth Sabacinski in the Gold Doubles flight. In Gold Singles, Scott knocked off WMU's Ruben Grenier 7-6 (4), 6-3 before taking down Xavier's Jimmy Roebker 7-5, 7-5.

Tenzer dropped his Gold Singles match, but bounced back to crush Xavier's Zach Mueck 6-1, 6-1 in the Black Singles flight.

Sophomore Leopold Gomez Islinger (Weiden, Germany) had a strong showing for the second straight day, following up Friday's singles win with two more individual victories as well as a doubles victory. Gomez Islinger won his Black Singles match against Xavier's Freddy Abunku 6-0, 6-1, his Gold Singles contest against Illinois State's Rodrigo Oliveira 6-3, 6-4 and also paired with classmate Rowan Isaaks for an 8-3 win at Black Doubles.

Another sophomore Joey Leto (Downers Grove, Wis.) won twice on Saturday, first teaming up with junior Michael Tebon (Excelsior, Minn.) for an 8-6 win over Xavier's Abunku and Brian Carman in Black Doubles before earning a 6-3, 6-2 win over Horizon League rival Joe VanMeter of Cleveland State in Brown Singles.

Green Bay wraps up the final day of the WMU Invite on Sunday.

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INSIDE MEN'S TENNIS
SCHEDULE
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Friday , February 12
Men's Tennis 
at No. 23 Minnesota
6:00 PM
Minneapolis, Minn.
 
Friday , February 26
Men's Tennis 
vs. UW-Whitewater
6:30 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , March 05
Men's Tennis 
at No. 74 Wisconsin
11:00 AM
Madison, Wis.
 
Friday , March 11
Men's Tennis 
at Sacramento State Invite
TBA
Sacramento, Calif.
 
Tuesday , March 15
Men's Tennis 
at No. 75 Fresno State
12:00 PM
Fresno, Calif.
 
Wednesday, March 16
Men's Tennis 
at Nevada
1:00 PM
Reno, Nev.
 
Sunday , March 27
Men's Tennis 
vs. Detroit
10:00 AM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , April 09
Men's Tennis 
vs. Valparaiso
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , April 10
Men's Tennis 
vs. UIC
2:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , April 16
Men's Tennis 
at Youngstown State
TBA
Youngstown, Ohio
 
Sunday , April 17
Men's Tennis 
at Cleveland State
TBA
Cleveland, Ohio
 
Saturday , April 23
Men's Tennis 
at Wright State
3:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
 
Sunday , April 24
Men's Tennis 
at Northern Kentucky
TBA
Covington, Ky.
 
Friday , April 29
Men's Tennis 
at HL Championships
TBA
Ann Arbor, Mich.
 
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