NCAA Mens Tennis

No. 57 Men’s Tennis Preps for Road Match Against FGCU

No. 57 Men’s Tennis Preps for Road Match Against FGCU

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State men’s tennis team (12-3) take on the FGCU Eagles (6-6) at the FGCU Tennis Complex in Fort Myers, Fla. on Saturday, March 11 at 3 p.m. EST in their fifth straight road match.  


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Penn State is coming off a big weekend, where they earned a 2-0 record on the road.  

The Nittany Lions took on Bryant on neutral ground and collected a 5-2 victory over the Bulldogs. Earning the doubles point, Penn State won three straight courts to roll past Bryant. Miko Eala and Stefan Simeunovic improved to 7-0 in doubles and Sam Bossem grabbed another clinch.  

Facing off against the Dartmouth Big Green on Sunday, the Nittany Lions edged out a 4-3 win. Penn State collected their 13th doubles point, as Eala and Simeunovic grabbed another victory for an 8-0 record. Simeunovic completed the comeback on court five 1-6, 7-6(4), 6-4 over Hikaru Takeda to clinch the match for the Nittany Lions.  


FGCU is 6-6 coming into this weekend matchup against Penn State. They are on a three-match losing streak, taking losses from South Alabama 5-2, Louisiana 4-3, and Tulane 6-1. The Eagles boast the No. 77-ranked doubles pairing in the nation in Max Damm and Randy Wilson. 

The Eagles are 0-2 all-time against the Nittany Lions. Penn State’s most recent win came in 2019 in a 7-0 sweep in Orlando, Fla. They look to continue the winning streak in Florida on Saturday.  


Penn State will return home to take on No. 21 Cornell at the Penn State Indoor Tennis Center on March, 18 at noon EST.  

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