Men’s Tennis Picks Up OAC Win

Beau Streety competes against Heidelberg on April 9, 2014, at the Capital Tennis Courts. (Jeff Mills photo).
Beau Streety competes against Heidelberg on April 9, 2014, at the Capital Tennis Courts. (Jeff Mills photo).

 

COLUMBUS – The Capital University men's tennis team posted its third straight victory Saturday with a 7-2 triumph over Mount Union in an Ohio Athletic Conference dual match at the Capital Tennis Courts.

 

The Crusaders (6-6 overall, 3-2 OAC) won two of the three doubles matches before taking five of six in singles, with the lone loss coming in a third set.

 

The Purple Raiders dropped to 9-3 overall and 2-3 in the league with the loss.

 

Sophomore Luke Buchanan (Westerville, Ohio) and freshman Dale Booher (Hartville, Ohio) combined for an 8-1 triumph at No. 1 doubles. Sophomore Jared Judson (Dublin, Ohio) and freshman Beau Streety (Tuscon, Ariz.) made it two of three for Capital with an 8-3 win at the third position.

 

Judson was the first off the court in singles with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Dominic Marino at No. 6. Buchanan gave the Crusaders their fourth point with a 6-4, 6-3 triumph at the top singles spot.

 

Junior Kenny Duncan (Poland, Ohio) clinched the match for Capital with a 7-5, 6-2 win against Ben Swope at the No. 3 slot. Booher increased the margin with a 6-3, 6-4 victory at No. 2.

 

Streety capped the Crusaders' scoring effort with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 triumph at the fifth position.

 

Capital looks to push its streak to four tomorrow at home against John Carroll. First serve of the men's-women's doubleheader is slated for noon.