Evan Kornacki, LSSULakers.com
GRANDVILLE, Mich.-- The Lake Superior State men's tennis team dropped its Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup at Grand Valley Saturday evening, 8-1.
With the loss, LSSU slips to 5-5 overall and 0-2 in league competition. GVSU improves to 10-4, 2-0.
Lake State battled during the doubles portion but wasn't enough to stop Grand Valley as they took all three points.
The Lakers couldn't shift the momentum in singles play with GVSU taking 4-of-5 matches.
Gilman lost to Sebastien Lescoulie at No. 1 singles 6-1, 6-2. Prime at No. 2 singles lost 6-2, 6-0 to Jack Geissler. At No. 3 singles Lister lost to Alex Steenover 6-0, 6-1. At the No. 4 spot Penz lost to Nick Urban 6-3,6-4.
In No. 5 singles, Valderrama won a tough three-set match against DJ Colantone 3-6,6-3,7-6(9), and finishing the singles competition at No. 6 singles was Pinnoo, his opponent, Eric Zuremer won 6-3, 6-1.
Tomorrow, Lake State plays Ferris State University in another GLIAC match starting at 10 a.m. as they look for their first conference win this season.
The Lakers return home April 7 as they host Davenport in a conference tilt inside the Arbuckle Student Activities Center.
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