ORANGE, Calif. – The Chapman University men's tennis team won its third match in a row with a 6-3 victory over Wooster on Sunday. Freshman Adrien Rooney won his third consecutive singles match and improved to 5-2 on the year.
Rooney is 4-1 since moving up to the No. 2 court in the singles lineup and won his first three-set match of the season with a 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 win over Wooster today. He also improved to 2-0 with doubles partner sophomore Troy Manditch with an 8-3 win on doubles court No. 3.
Lee is undefeated since his return three matches ago to play in the No. 3 spot in the lineup. He breezed to a 6-1, 6-0 win to put the Panthers up 3-1. Straight set losses on courts one and five brought Wooster back but DeHaven won 6-4, 6-4 on court six to keep the Panthers out in front.
With two matches in a third set and the Panthers up 4-3, both Rooney and senior Matthew Mead came away with individual victories to clinch the team win. Mead won 6-0, 5-7, 7-5.
The Panthers are back on the court tomorrow to take on Hobart at 1 p.m. in the Lastinger Tennis Center.
By Steven Olveda
Sports Information Director