CUA Men’s Tennis Edged by York, 5-4

CUA Men’s Tennis Edged by York, 5-4

WASHINGTON – The Catholic University of America men's tennis team played its first home match on the Spring on Saturday and despite several strong performances, the Cardinals were edged, 5-4.

Catholic was victorious at No. 1 singles as Jan Lasota went 6-4,-6-2 over York's Sam Innerst. Matthew Holtschneider followed Lasota's lead, earning the win at No. 2 over Devin Lehigh, 6-0, 6-4.

Senior captain Rocky Alhaqbani also picked up a singles win, downing Aaron Marti, 6-1, 7-5, at No. 4. Alhaqbani went on to combine with Jon Purowitz to earn CUA a doubles victory at No. 3, winning 8-4. 

The Cardinals return to the Dowd Family Tennis Courts at the end of the month as they open Landmark Conference action, hosting Goucher at 3 p.m., on Wednesday, March 30.




#1 Doubles

Rob Alexander/Holtschneider(CUA) l. Hanson/Handlin(YC) 4-8

#2 Doubles

Lasota/Ted Tiu(CUA) l Innerst/Lehigh(YC) 4-8

#3 Doubles

Purowitz/Alhaqbani(CUA) d Marti/Weigle(YC) 8-4


#1 Singles

Lasota(CUA) d Sam Innerst(YC) 6-4,6-2

#2 Singles

Holtschneider(CUA) d Devin Lehigh(YC) 6-0,6-4

#3 Singles

Alexander(CUA) l. Zach Hanson(YC) 2-6,1-6

#4 Singles

Alhaqbani(CUA) d Aaron Marti(YC) 6-1,7-5 

#5 Singles

Tiu(CUA) l. Rory Handlin(YC) 1-6,2-6

#6 Singles

Purowitz(CUA) l. CJ Weigle(YC) 5-7,6-4,1-6