Senior Lucas Andersen wins 7-5, 6-1 at no. 1 against Eastern Illinois freshman Freddie O'Brien during the match at Muncie's Northwest YMCA on Jan. 22. The Ball State men’s tennis team will travel to Kalamazoo, Michigan this weekend to compete against the defending MAC champion Western Michigan Broncos (15-7, 6-1 MAC). Grace Ramey // DN File
RECAP: Ball State men's tennis knocked out of MAC Tournament by Western Michigan
Ball State men's tennis lost 4-2 to Western Michigan in the semifinal of the Mid-American Conference Tournament.
In doubles action, seniors Andrew Stutz and Lucas Andersen lost in the first flight 6-3. In the second flight, sophomores Conner Andersen and Tom Carney lost 6-2. The Broncos took the doubles point, 1-0.
In singles action, Lucas Andersen won his first-flight match in two sets. While in the second-flight, Stutz lost in two straight sets (6-1, 6-0). In the third flight, sophomore Nemanja Guzina lost in two sets (6-4, 7-5).
In the fourth flight of singles matches, sophomore Marko Guzina 7-5, 6-3. The fifth flight was unfinished in the second set. In the sixth flight, senior Patrick Downs lost in straight sets (6-2, 6-4).
The Cardinals finish the season with a record of 13-13 and 2-5 in the MAC.