Men's Tennis Falls to #15 Clemson, 5-2
March 13, 2006
The match kicked off with doubles competition which saw Ryan McBride return to action after being injured several weeks, as he teamed up with Jonathan Kinsella to take on Clemson's Jarmaine Jenkins and Clement Reix, where the Devils played solid, but were still topped by CU 8-6.
In singles, the Devils tried to rally against the Tigers as every match was pushed to a tie-breaker in at least one set.
In the top-spot for the Devils, Jonathan Kinsella took on Clemson's Sander Koning where Kinsella got off to a good start with his menacing serve, but was eventually outlasted by the Tiger in a 6-3, 7-6 loss.
Senior, Ryan McBride stepped up to play his first competitive singles match in weeks in the two-spot where he faced off against the Tigers' Clement Reix, though McBride retired in the first set as his injury seemed to plague him again.
Christopher Biro stepped up for the Devils in the three-spot as he looked to be back in form, rallying to defeat #84 Jarmaine Jenkins 7-6(3), 6-7(8), 1-0(8).
The other point for ASU came from the six-spot as T.J. Bellama came from behind to take down Brett Twente in a 6-7(4), 7-5, 1-0(8) decision.
The Devils fall to 6-7 on the season while #15 Clemson rolls on at 16-2.
The Devils return to action Saturday as they fly to
The match is set to kick off at 4 p.m. at the Hawai'i Tennis Complex in