Walsh Gets First GLIAC Win in 8-1 Decision over Tech

Walsh Gets First GLIAC Win in 8-1 Decision over Tech

(HOUGHTON, Mich.) - Walsh had little trouble in an 8-1 win over Michigan Tech on Saturday at the Gates Tennis Center. The Cavaliers (8-9, 1-2) scored its first conference win while the Huskies (1-8, 0-3) remain winless in the GLIAC.

Doubles play proved to the most difficult for the Cavs as Pablo Cabezon (Jr., Santander, Spain/Calasanz Collegue) and Ross Whittaker (So., Massillon, OH/Lake) at first doubles and Carlos Jaque (Jr., Chijuayante/Lycee Charles de Gaulle) and Alex Portelance (XXXXX) at second doubles both won by close 8-6 scores. Vasiliy Vidmanov (Fr., Prague, Czech Republic/Russian Embassy School) and Jonah Carter (Fr., Maumee, OH/St. John's Jesuit) had an easier time with an 8-2 win at the third spot.

In singles action, Cabezon continued his strong day with a 6-0, 6-3 win at the top spot. Vidmanov followed with a pair of 6-2 sets to win third singles. Jaque won fourths with a 6-3, 6-0 decision, Iagos Lucca (So., Caxias du Sul, Brazil/Colegio La Salle Caxias) won fifth singles 6-2, 6-0, and Heitor Adegas (Fr., Londrina, Brazil/Colegio Marista de Londrina) won at sixth singles with a pair of 6-1 sets.