The Capital University men's tennis team moved to 1-1 on its spring break trip Tuesday with an 8-1 victory over host Puerto Rico-Humacao.
The Crusaders (2-2 overall) swept all three doubles matches and won five of six in singles play, including a pair of three-set contests.
In singles play, freshman Beau Streety (Tuscon, Ariz.), sophomores Jared Judson (Dublin, Ohio) and Jesse Faulkner (Columbus, Ohio) each posted straight-set wins. Streety registered a 6-2, 6-4 triumph at No. 4, while Judson posted a 6-1, 6-0 victory at the fifth position. Faulkner rounded out the lineup at No. 6, defeating Sergio Martinez 7-5, 6-0.
Sophomore Luke Buchanan (Westerville, Ohio) and freshman Dale Booher (Hartville, Ohio) each overcame first-set losses to claim victory. Buchanan knocked off Paul Moctezuma at the No. 1 spot 4-6, 7-5, 1-0, while Booher defeated Joseph Montanez at the third slot 6-7, 6-0, 1-0.
Buchanan and Booher joined forces at No. 1 doubles to record an 8-5 pro-set win. Judson and sophomore Gian Carlo DiMichelangelo (Westerville, Ohio) combined for an 8-2 triumph at the third doubles spot.
Capital wraps up its spring break trip Thursday in Puerto Rico against Augustana (Ill.). First serve is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
See below for full meet results.
1 – Luke Buchanan/Dale Booher (CAP) d. Joseph Montanez/Christian Ortega 8-5
2 – Spencer Walter/Beau Streety (CAP) d. Paul Moctezuma/Alejandro Jimenez 8-3
3 – Jared Judson/Gian Carlo DiMichelangelo (CAP) d. Hector Apunte/Sergio Martinez 8-2
1 – Buchanan (CAP) d. Moctezuma 4-6, 7-5, 1-0
2 – Jimenez (UPR) d. Walter 6-1, 6-3
3 – Booher (CAP) d. Montanez 6-7, 6-0, 1-0
4 – Streety (CAP) d. Ortega 6-2, 6-4
5 – Judson (CAP) d. Aponte 6-1, 6-0
6 – Jesse Faulkner (CAP) d. Martinez 7-5, 6-0