Transylvania takes HCAC dual clash

Transylvania takes HCAC dual clash

FORT WAYNE, IND. – Junior Alex Winger (Warsaw, Ind.) took his Transylvania University opponent at number five singles to a superbreaker Sunday, March 30, highlighting Manchester University's Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference meeting.

Winger took the first from the Pioneers' Stephen Mayborg 6-1. Mayborg managed to rally back with a 6-1 second set win to force the superbreak, where Winger was felled 10-4.

Other individual highlights belonged to freshman number one singles player Stratton Smith (New Palestine, Ind.) who gained four games in the first set of his match and the number two and three doubles squads of Winger and fellow junior Phil Truitt (Huntington, Ind.) and sophomore Matt Buncich (Goshen, Ind.) and freshman Trent Baker (Edwardsburg, Mich.) who each totaled four points in their matches.

MU (0-7 overall, 0-2 HCAC) travels to Defiance College of Ohio for conference dual play Wednesday, April 2.

Transylvania 9, Manchester University 0
Mar 30, 2014 at Fort Wayne, Ind. (Wildwood Racquet Club)

Singles competition

1. Robert Albrecht (TRANSY) def. Stratton Smith (MUMT1314) 6-4, 6-1

2. Dylan Conner (TRANSY) def. Phil Truitt (MUMT1314) 6-3, 6-0

3. Josh Buckman (TRANSY) def. Miro Arguijo III (MUMT1314) 6-1, 6-3

4. Patrick Richardson (TRANSY) def. Matt Buncich (MUMT1314) 6-1, 6-0

5. Stephen Mayborg (TRANSY) def. Alex Winger (MUMT1314) 1-6, 6-1, 10-4

6. Reza Haider (TRANSY) def. Trent Baker (MUMT1314) 6-1, 6-2


Doubles competition

1. Robert Albrecht/Josh Buckman (TRANSY) def. Stratton Smith/Miro Arguijo III (MUMT1314) 8-1

2. Dylan Conner/Patrick Richardson (TRANSY) def. Phil Truitt/Alex Winger (MUMT1314) 8-4

3. Stephen Mayborg/Reza Haider (TRANSY) def. Matt Buncich/Trent Baker (MUMT1314) 8-4


Match Notes

Transylvania 1-4, 1-0 HCAC

Manchester University 0-7, 0-2 HCAC