Both the Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams were in action this past weekend. The men faced off against Ball State and Eastern Illinois, while the women faced Notre Dame and Michigan State.
The Men’s Tennis team lost both matches by a score of 3-4. In the Ball State match, Wright State’s wins came from singles players Param Pun and Fernando Nardelli in close three-set matches. Wright State picked up two wins in doubles with the matchup of Pun and Lorenzo Maccarini, and Theo Bourghelle and Donovan Cellupica-Towers both winning 6-4.
Meanwhile, against Eastern Illinois, the matchup of Pun and Maccarini had the sole victory in doubles play. In singles, Maccarini, Bourghelle and Leighton Brandon had wins.
The women’s team faced two tough teams. The Raiders didn’t win a single court in either match, losing both courts 0-7. Against Notre Dame, Jillian Milano had the sole close matchup at fifth singles, falling 7-5 6-4. Andreea Craciun and Milano teamed up for third doubles play and had a close set, losing 6-4. The Raiders again went winless against Michigan State but several matches were close in score. Luisa Pelayo and Andreea Craciun forced their opponents to third sets in singles. In doubles, Haily Morgan and Madison Riley had a close match losing 6-4 to their opponents.
Both teams will continue play in the upcoming weeks, with Horizon League play rapidly approaching.