Tennis ‘Cats record 6-1 win over Salem

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – The West Virginia men’s tennis team picked up a non-conference victory on Thursday afternoon against Salem 6-1 for the Bobcats second-straight win.

Doubles Competition
The Bobcats swept the doubles competition with wins by the teams of Camillo Salvi and Kevin Lin, Emanuel Mallya and Kihiro Karasawa and the sweep was completed by Andreas Hald Dige and Anthony McIntosh.

Singles Competition
Kihiro Karasawa and Emanuel Mallya were taken three sets each but pulled out the wins in the final set
Kevin Lin won 7-6 and 6-2
Jonathan Lindstrand picked up a 6-2 and 6-1 victory
Anthony McIntosh closed it out, winning 6-3 twice

Coach Hoffman’s Comments
“Salem is a tough group that’s had some good wins already this season. We played some of our best doubles all season today and fought through some tight sets. They’re definitely a top 10 regional team and it’s always nice to walk away with a victory.”

Up Next For The Bobcats
Wesleyan will be in action again on Tuesday (Mar. 21) at home against Mercyhurst with a time to be determined.

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