BLACKSBURG, Va. – Seniors Troy Beneck (Wilmington, Del.) and Adam Lawton (Estepona, Spain) each advanced following wins Saturday in the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional singles bracket while the pair were eliminated from doubles action following a second round loss.

Following a three-set first round victory Friday, Beneck defeated Temple’s Kristian Marquardt, 6-2, 6-2.  Beneck will face off against Virginia’s JC Aragone Sunday morning.

Also in singles play, Lawton picked up a 6-3, 6-1 win against Georgtown’s Alex Tropiano.  Lawton plays Virginia Tech’s Andreas Bjerrehus Sunday morning.

After a first round bye, Beneck and Lawton fell to Liberty’s Dillon Segur and Egon Sammai, 8-6, in doubles action.

     §   Troy Beneck has tied a career-best five-match winning streak.
     §   Troy Beneck is 12-3 in singles action this season and 64-32 in his four seasons at Delaware.  This career mark is good for third in UD history.  Chris Hincker (2007-11) is second with a career record of 69-33.
     §   Adam Lawton has won three straight and is 9-5 on the year and 53-17 all-time at Delaware, a mark good for seventh in UD history.  Sam Barrer (2006-10) is sixth all-time with a record of 56-38.
     §   Troy Beneck and Adam Lawton are 10-4 in doubles play this season and 51-20 all-time.
     §   October 17-22 – USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional – at Virginia Tech.
     §   Fall schedule complete.
     §   Spring schedule begins Saturday, Feb. 22 vs. Quinnipiac at Elkton Indoor Courts.

Dillon Segur/Egon Samaai (Liberty) def. Troy Beneck/Adam Lawton (UD), 8-6
Troy Beneck (UD) def. Kristian Marquardt (Temple), 6-2, 6-2
Adam Lawton (UD) def. Alex Tropiano (Georgetown), 6-3, 6-1