|Bucknell Clips Robert Morris, 4-3|
Lewisburg, Pa. - In its final tuneup for the 2012 Northeast Conference championships this weekend, the Robert Morris University men's tennis team wrapped up its regular season with a hard fought 4-3 setback at Bucknell.
The loss drops the Colonials to 5-16 on the 2011-12 campaign in dual-match action.
RMU picked up victories at the No. 1 and No. 2 singles flight and also earned the doubles point, but the Bison were able to secure the win thanks to wins in singles play from flights three through six.
Junior Jose Limon (Colonia San Jose, Mexico) continued his solid season with a victory at the No. 1 singles flight thanks to a 6-7, 6-4 and 6-4 win over Gregg Cohenca.
Limon was followed by sophomore Angus Thomson (Kedron, Australia) at the No. 2 singles flight, who also used three sets before coming up with a 2-6, 7-5, 7-5 win over Evan Zimmer.
Thomson also teamed with junior Tarun Kishan (Mississauga, Ontario / Saint Francis Xavier Secondary) to post a 9-7 victory at the No. 1 doubles flight over Cohenca and Adam Lynch.
At the No. 3 doubles spot, seniors Aaron Haas (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Montour) and Igor Neves (Ponta Pora, Brazil) defeated Octavio Canibe and Jonathan DeFrancesch, 9-7.
Robert Morris now gears up for the NEC Championships, which begin Friday morning at the Mercy County Tennis Center in West Windsor, N.J.