Men’s tennis falls in finals

Mercyhurst men’s tennis fell 5-1 in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championship after winning 5-4 in the PSAC Semifinals.

On Friday, the Lakers took on Kutztown University in the PSAC Semifinals.

Junior Robert Rizea, freshman Nenad Terzic and sophomore Conor McCooey leveled the match at four after being down 2-1.

Junior Travis Beck won the first set before losing the second set. He came back in the third set to win the match, 5-4.

Saturday, the fell to top seed Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in the PSAC Championship.

The Lakers’ only win of the afternoon came from sophomore Ross Molinaro.

The Lakers ended the season with a 13-6 record.

“We have come a long way since my first season, where we only won one match. Our goal is still to receive an NCAA bid and hopefully win a match or two which we are very capable of doing,” said Simon.