UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State men’s tennis team (13-3) welcomes No. 28 Cornell (11-2) to the Penn State Indoor Tennis Center on Saturday, March 18 at noon ET.
LAST TIME OUT
Penn State is coming off their third straight road win after taking down the FGCU Eagles 4-3 in Fort Myers, Fla. last weekend to improve to 4-1 in away matches.
Despite dropping the doubles point, the Nittany Lions fought back to win four courts. Stefan Simeunovic secured the victory on No. 5 for his second straight clinch. Miko Eala, Sam Bossem, and Ismail Saadi also earned singles wins. Penn State is now
SCOUTING THE BIG RED
Cornell is 11-2 coming into this weekend matchup against Penn State and 2-1 in away matches. The Big Red dropped their most recent match, losing 5-2 to an unranked Southern Methodist University. They currently boast the No. 81-ranked singles player in the nation in Radu Papoe.
The Big Red are currently 5-9 all-time against the Nittany Lions. Cornell was able to edge out the most recent win in a 4-3 victory in 2022 in Ithaca, N.Y. Penn State secured the doubles point and Loren Byers and Bossem collected singles wins.
Penn State will hit the road again for the B1G season opener against Illinois on Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m. ET.
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