February 1, 2009

Bucknell Defeats Men's Tennis, 4-3, In Spring Opener

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Brian Mikkelson (Mequon, Wis.), Garrett Lane (Reading, Mass.), James Kwei (Dedham, Mass.), John Hughes (Springfield, Mass.) and Charlie Feldman (Easton, Conn.) all earned wins, but the Quinnipiac men's tennis team was edged by Bucknell, 4-3, in the team's spring opener Sunday. With the loss, the Bobcats fall to 0-1 on the season.

Mikkelson, Lane and Kwei were all victorious in singles play, while Hughes and Feldman paired to earn a win in doubles. Mikkelson defeated Zach Hascoe, 6-4, 7-6, at No. 2 singles, while Lane followed with a 6-3, 4-6, 10-3, win against Jonathan Brenner. Kwei rounded out the singles wins with a 6-1, 4-6, 10-8, decision against Gregg Cohenca.

Hughes and Feldman defeated Brenner and Cohenca, 9-8, at No. 2 doubles.

The Bobcats return to action, Feb. 14, when they play host to Hofstra at 2 p.m.