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Delaware Menís Tennis Completes Regular Season Play with 4-3 Loss to Drexel on Senior Day

Courtesy: Delaware Athletics
Release: 04/12/2014
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NEWARK, Del. – The University of Delaware men’s tennis team concluded regular season play Saturday afternoon as the Blue Hens narrowly fell to Drexel University, 4-3, at the Delaware Field House Outdoor Courts.

Delaware received singles victories from seniors Troy Beneck (at left; Wilmington, Del.) and Adam Lawton (Estepona, Spain) in addition to sophomore Tim Puterio (Kingston, R.I.).

Beneck logged a 6-4, 6-4 win over Badr Ouabdelmoumen in No. 1 singles while Lawton picked up a close 7-5, 0-6, 6-1 second flight victory against Skyler Davis.

In No. 6 singles, Puterio defeated Paul Stauskas, 6-4, 6-2 for his third straight win of the year.

The Blue Hens wrap regular season action with an overall record of 4-10 while going 0-4 in the Colonial Athletic Association.  The Dragons improved to 9-8 overall and 2-1 in the league.
 
HEN SCRATCHINGS
     ·   Tim Puterio has won a career-best three straight matches while Troy Beneck has posted two straight victories.
     ·   Beneck is 23-7 on the year, a mark good for second in single-season school history.
     ·   Beneck and Adam Lawton were honored prior to their final home match in a Delaware uniform.
     ·   Delaware has dropped four straight matches.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE
     ·   April 18-20 – TBA – CAA Championships – Millie West Tennis Facility (Williamsburg, Va.)
     ·   May 15-20 – TBA – NCAA Tournament – TBA

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