NCAA Mens Tennis

Men’s Tennis Falls At Indiana

Men's Tennis Falls At Indiana

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Penn State men’s tennis team dropped their match to Indiana. The squad traveled for their first conference road match of the season, but ultimately fell 5-2. 


Partners Nolan Ranger and Ari Cotoulas took court No. 1 against Michael Andre and Ilya Tiraspolsky, but dropped their match, 6-1. At No. 2, Stefan Simeunovic and Jack Martuccio played a close match, but fell 6-4 against Sam Landau and Carson Haskins. 

On court No. 3, Miko Eala and Alex Sterin were down 5-4 against Facundo Yunis and Luc Boulier when the match went unfinished as Indiana had already clinched the doubles point. 


On the No. 1 court, Eala brought his match against Yunis to a tiebreaker, winning 2-6, 6-3, 11-9. Cotoulas took the No. 4 spot, defeating Jagger Saylor, 7-5, 6-4, in straight sets.

At No. 2, Simeunovic dropped 6-3, 6-1 against Landua. Ranger took the No. 3 spot, but  fell to Andre, 6-3, 6-2. On court No. 5, Sterin dropped his match, 6-0, 6-2, to Tiraspolsky. Ritvik Nadikude played at No. 6, but fell to Deacon Thomas, 6-1, 6-2. 


The Nittany Lions continue their weekend on the road, facing Purdue on Sunday Mar. 31. The match will be held at the Schwartz Tennis Center at noon.



1. Andre/Tiraspolsky (IU) def. Ranger/Cotoulas (PSU), 6-1 

2. Landau/Haskins (IU) def. Simeunovic/Martuccio (PSU), 6-4 

3. Eala/Sterin (PSU) vs. Facundo/Boulier (IU), 4-5, uf. 

Order of Finish: 1,2 


1. Eala (PSU) def. Yunis (IU), 2-6, 6-3, 11-9 

2. Landua (IU) def. Simeunovic (PSU), 6-3, 6-1 

3. Andre (IU) def. Ranger (PSU), 6-3, 6-2 

4. Cotoulas (PSU) def. Saylor (IU), 7-5, 6-4 

5. Tiraspolsky (IU) def. Sterin (PSU), 6-0, 6-2 

6. Thomas (IU) def. Nadikude (PSU), 6-1, 6-2 

Order of Finish: 5,6,3,2,1,4 

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