April 3, 2011

Moya wins team's lone point in Sunday tennis


PHOENIX, Ariz. – On Sunday afternoon in Phoenix, the Northern Colorado men's tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to Western New Mexico.

The Mustangs won an 8-4 decision at number three doubles for the early advantage in the doubles point. Travis Day and Robbie Edwards then won the number two spot with an 8-5 victory. Ryan Lane and Jeff Carlson were at number one doubles and battled tough but eventually fell 8-6 to give WNMU the first point.

The lone point for the Bears came at number five singles when Michael Moya won in straight sets by the identical scores of 6-2, 6-2.

Alex Moncada dropped his opening set, 6-3 at number four, but battled back to force a tiebreak in the second set. He was broken just once for the 7-6 (7-5) loss.

Travis Day was also broken just once in the second set, falling 6-2, 7-5 at number six singles.

The Bears get to return home for their final three matches of the season, hosting South Dakota State on Friday and Metro State on Saturday.