(GREEN, Ohio) - Walsh improved to 2-1 in the GLIAC with a 9-0 win over Malone University (3-8, 1-3) at the Green Tennis Club today in the match final between the two programs. Malone has announced that they will discontinue the tennis program at the end of the academic year. Walsh returns to the court tomorrow morning at 9 am, when they host Lake Erie College in a GLIAC match at Hall of Fame Courts.
Walsh snapped a three-match losing streak with the whitewash over Malone. The Cavs are 9-5 overall.
Pablo Cabezon (So., Santander, Cantabria, Spain/Calasanz Collegue) won 6-2, 7-6 at first singles, and 8-2 with Carlos Jaque (So., Chijuayante, Concepcion, Chile/Lycee Charles de Gaulle) at first doubles. Jaque won 6-0, 6-0 at third singles. Ross Whittaker (Fr., Massillon, OH/Lake) won 6-1, 6-1 at second singles, and won 8-3 with Iagos Lucca (Fr., Caxias du Sul/Brazil/Colegio La Salle Caxias) at second doubles. Lucca won 6-2, 6-2 at fourth singles. Alex Portelance (So., Repentigny, Quebec/Felix-Leclerc) won 6-0, 6-2 at fifth sinlges, and won 8-1 with Jose Fernandez (Fr., Sevilla, Spain/Instituto de Educacaion a Distancia) at third singles. Fernandez won 2-6, 7-5 (1-0) at sixth singles.