Darkness Halts Bulldog Tennis In St. Louis

Bulldog men's & women's tennis coach Alex Palladino
Bulldog men's & women's tennis coach Alex Palladino

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's and women's tennis teams continued action on their annual spring break trip on Wednesday (March 7) against Missouri-St. Louis on the road in St. Louis, Mo.

Both matches were interrupted due to darkness with the women's contest resulting in an unfinished score.  FSU held a 4-2 advantage when the match was stopped.

Meawwhile, the men's team was able to pick up a 5-1 win despite the fact three singles matches were not finished due to darkness.

The Bulldog men improved to 5-2 overall this spring with the victory. 

Both Ferris State teams wrap up their spring break trips by visiting DePauw (Ind.) over the next two days in Greencastle, Ind.  The women will face the Tigers on Thursday (March 8) at 4:30 p.m. (ET) with the men taking on DePauw on Friday (March 9) at the same time.

Below are the complete match results:

MEN'S RESULTS - Ferris State 5, Missouri-St. Louis 1
Mar 07, 2012 at St. Louis, MO (UMSL Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Laurent Galarneau (FS) def. Mueggenburg, Nils (UMSL) 6-2, 6-2
2. Jack Swan (FS) def. Heyburn, Harry (UMSL) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
3. Steven Roberts (FS) def. Schumacher, Marius (UMSL) 6-1, 2-6, 6-2
4. McLarty, Tim (UMSL) vs. Otto Keresztes (FS) 6-7 (4-6), unfinished
5. Gorter, Tim (UMSL) vs. Razvan Mag (FS) 6-4, unfinished
6. Naranjo, Felipe (UMSL) vs. Oriol Vidal Cortes (FS) 1-4, unfinished
Doubles competition
1. Laurent Galarneau/Steven Roberts (FS) def. Mueggenburg, Nils/McLarty, Tim (UMSL) 8-2
2. Heyburn, Harry/Schumacher, Marius (UMSL) def. Jack Swan/Tyler Marengo (FS) 9-8 (9-7)
3. Otto Keresztes/Justin Hermes (FS) def. Gorter, Tim/Naranjo, Felipe (UMSL) 8-4

WOMEN'S TENNIS - Missouri-St. Louis 0, Ferris State 0 [Suspended]
Mar 07, 2012 at St. Louis, MO (UMSL Tennis Courts)

Singles competition
1. Ana Jan (FS) def. Werner, Louisa (UMSL) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4
2. Tabitha Simpson (FS) def. Henkel, Danielle (UMSL) 6-4, 6-3
3. Cantalupo, Leanne (UMSL) def. Laurence LeBlanc (FS) 7-5, 6-2
4. Bandi, Pujitha (UMSL) vs. Melissa Flowers (FS) 6-4, 3-3, unfinished
5. Rynkiewich, Katie (UMSL) vs. Natalie Diorio (FS) 5-7, 0-1, unfinished
6. Garcia, Leticia (UMSL) vs. Mary Coleman (FS) 1-2, unfinished
Doubles competition
1. Werner, Louisa/Bandi, Pujitha (UMSL) def. Melissa Flowers/Laurence LeBlanc (FS) 8-5
2. Natalie Diorio/Julie Fusik (FS) def. Cantalupo, Leanne/Henkel, Danielle (UMSL) 8-6
3. Ana Jan/Mary Coleman (FS) def. Rynkiewich, Katie/Garcia, Leticia (UMSL) 8-4