Oct. 4, 2013
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The Michigan State men's tennis team continued its fall schedule as it competed at the Bobby Bayliss Invitational hosted by Notre Dame. MSU tallied six overall wins in Friday's action held at the Courtney Tennis Center and the Eck Tennis Pavilion.
The Spartans finished 4-3 in singles play and 2-1 in doubles.
Senior Aaron Pfister defeated Notre Dame's Josh Hager 6-4, 6-4. Freshman Brett Forman took down Chris Simich of Louisville 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. After dropping the first set 6-0 to Notre Dame's Eric Schnurrenberger, junior Harry Jadun battled back to win the match, claiming the second set 6-2, and the deciding third set 6-4. Rounding out the singles wins, freshman Mac Roy defeated Louisville's Michael Lippens 6-5, 6-4.
On the doubles side, Jadun and Forman teamed to defeat Louisville's Lippens and Eric Bonfre, 8-5. Pfister and junior Doug Zade took down Western Michigan's Zach Phillips and Ruben Greiner.
Play will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Courtney Tennis Center and the Eck Tennis Pavilion.