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Men's Tennis Defeats Oklahoma State

Lars Poerschke rallied to win his singles match in three sets.

Lars Poerschke rallied to win his singles match in three sets.

April 12, 2008

Final Stats

Waco, Texas - The 14th-ranked Baylor Bears defeated 19th-ranked Oklahoma State 6-1 at the DeBois Tennis Complex at Stillwater Saturday afternoon. Baylor is currently on a six-match winning streak and is now 16-7 overall and 2-0 in conference, while Oklahoma State drops to 14-8 and 3-2.

Baylor took the doubles point and the early lead. The Bears set the pace early when doubles team Lars Poerschke and Attila Bucko defeated opponents Ivan Puchkarov and Dmytro Petrov 8-1 to clear the court first. Quickly following was team Dominik Mueller and Jordan Rux with their decisive victory over Anton Bobytskyi and Igor Sobolta 8-2.

In singles play, Baylor took swift victories on courts four and six, respectively. No. 101 Mueller triumphed over opponent Nathan Byrnes 6-1, 6-2, while Rux prevailed over Sobolta 6-3, 6-3. Poerschke, ranked 20th, came back from a first set loss to upset No. 8 Oleksandr Nedovyesov 6-7 (7), 6-3, 10-8. 10th-ranked Denes Lukacs clinched the match for the Bears with his triumph over No. 54 Puchkarov 6-2, 6-7, 10-6.

Baylor continues conference play Sunday, April 13, at 2 p.m. against Oklahoma in Norman.

#14 Baylor 6, #19 Oklahoma State 1
Singles
1. #20 Lars Poerschke (BU) def. #8 Oleksandr Nedovyesov (OSU) 6-7(7), 6-3, 10-8
2. #10 Denes Lukacs (BU) def. #54 Ivan Puchkarov (OSU) 6-2, 6-7, 10-6
3. #110 Dmytro Petrov (OSU) def. #104 David Galic (BU) 6-3, 6-3
4. #101 Dominik Mueller (BU) def. Nathan Byrnes (OSU) 6-1, 6-2
5. Attila Bucko (BU) def. Anton Bobytskyi (OSU) 7-5, 6-4
6. Jordan Rux (BU) def. Igor Sobolta (OSU) 6-3, 6-3

 

 

Doubles
1. #20 Nedovyesov/Byrnes (OSU) def. #44 Galic/Lukacs (BU) 8-5
2. Poerschke/Bucko (BU) def. Puchkarov/Petrov (OSU) 8-1
3. Mueller/Rux (BU) def. Bobytskyi/Sobolta (OSU) 8-2
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