NCAA Mens Tennis

Men’s Tennis Defeats Mount St. Mary’s to Split Doubleheader

Men's Tennis Defeats Mount St. Mary's to Split Doubleheader


Box Score

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.- The Penn State Men’s Tennis team finished their Sunday doubleheader 1-1 against Georgetown and Mount St. Mary’s. The Nittany Lions fell to Georgetown, 7-0, and defeated Mount St. Mary’s, 4-2.ย 

GEORGETOWNย 

Doublesย 

At No. 1, Ari Cotoulas and Nolan Ranger partnered together. They played a tight match, winning 7-6(5) against Kieran Foster and Adhvyte Sharma.ย 

Playing in at No. 2, Stefan Simeunovic and Alexander Sterin paired up. The duo fell 7-5 to Jake Fellows and Aruther O’Sullivan.ย 

Singlesย 

Simeunovic took the No. 1 spot, but dropped his match 6-1, 6-1 to Fellows. At No. 2, Cotoulasย fell 6-1, 6-1 to O’Sullivan. ย 

Sterin stepped up to No. 4, facing Sharma, but ultimately fell to him in a 6-4, 6-2 match. Ranger played a tough match at No. 3, but fell to his opponent, Foster, 7-6(2), 6-2. Nadikude played in at No. 5, dropping his match 6-0, 6-4 to Sahil Morey.ย 

MOUNT ST. MARY’Sย 

Doublesย 

At No. 2, Stefan Seimeunovic and Alex Sterin won in a 6-3 match against Filippos Zachiotis and Jarrett Karnibad.ย 

Ari Cotoulas and Nolan Ranger played at the No. 1 spot, facing Elliot Stevens and Victor Mignot. The Nittany Lions dropped their match 6-2.ย 

Singlesย 

Ranger played a quick match at No. 2, defeating Aaron Thompson 6-0, 6-0.ย 

Sterin kept strong at No. 4, battling back and forth in the first setย with his opponent, Luke Papayoanou. Sterin won the matchย 6-4, 6-0.ย 

Simeunovic played at No. 1, capturing a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Zachiotis.ย 

At No.3, Cotoulas battled strong in a 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 win over Akarsh Gaonkar.ย 

Nadikude gave Karnibad a fight, bringing the first set to a tiebreak. Nadikude was down 7-6(5), 2-0 when the match was deemed unfinished.ย 

UP NEXTย 

The Nittany Lions will take the road for their first away matches of the season. The squad will face St. John’s in Queens, N.Y. on Saturday at 1 p.m. They will close out the weekend in New York, N.Y. against Columbia on Sunday at 1 p.m.ย 

Visit GoPSUsports.com for more updates on the Nittany Lion’s season. Follow the team on Instagram @pennstatemtennis and on X @pennstateMTEN for more continued updates.ย 

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