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Wesleyan Hands Men's Tennis Its First Loss

John Schrank Springfield, Mass. -- September 29, 2010 -- Jeff Legunn led his Wesleyan University men's tennis team to a 9-0 victory over Springfield College this afternoon at SC's Julius Appleton Courts. With the win, the Cardinals are now 3-0, while Springfield suffers its first loss and is now 1-1.

Legunn, a sophomore from Waccabuc, N.Y., won his matches at No. 1 singles and at No. 1 doubles, where he combined with sophomore Ravy Uong (Lowell, Mass.), Legunn's victory at No. 1 singles came over Springfield sophomore Ben Burnap (Westerly, R.I.), 6-2, 6-3.

The Cardinals won all their singles matches in straight sets.

The Pride will next host local rival Western New England College on Wednesday, October 6.

Final Score -- Wesleyan 9, Springfield 0

1) Jeff Legunn/Ravy Uong (W) def. Ben Burnap/Eric Henne (SC), 8-5
2) Alex Hirsch/Donald Kleckner (W) def. Zach O'Leary/Doug Nickerson (SC), 8-2
3) Michael Glen/Garrett Blank (W) def. John Schrank/Joseph Giannelli (SC), 8-2

1) Jeff Legunn (W) def. Ben Burnap (SC), 6-2, 6-3
2) Ravy Uong (W) def. Eric Henne (SC), 6-1, 6-2
3) Alex Hirsch (W) def. Zach O'Leary (SC), 6-2, 6-3
4) Donald Kleckner (W) def. Doug Nickerson (SC), 6-4, 6-2
5) Michael Glen (W) def. John Schrank (SC), 6-0, 6-0
6) Garrett Blank (W) def. Joseph Giannelli (SC), 6-2, 6-3

Wesleyan -- 3-0
Springfield -- 1-1

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