Feb. 8, 2013
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The No. 69 Purdue men’s tennis team hits the road on Saturday to take on the No. 18 Baylor Bears. The match in Waco, Texas, is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
Purdue (7-1) is coming off its first loss of the season. The Boilermakers fell 7-0 at Denver last week. The loss halted the seven match win streak to start the season, a streak that matched the best start in program history. Krisztian Krocsko has the best singles record on the season. The senior sits at 7-1. Diego Acosta is still in the rankings. The sophomore is ranked No. 118 in singles play.
Baylor (2-1) is coming off a 5-2 loss against No. 22 Tulsa. The Bears have three ranked singles players in Marko Krickovic, Julian Lenz, and Mate Zsiga. They are ranked 50, 53, and 60, respectively. The Bears are 2-0 all-time against Purdue with a pair of 7-0 wins the last two years.
Head coach Pawel Gajdzik played tennis at Baylor and won the Big 12 singles title for the Bears in 1998. He also earned the conference’s Newcomer of the Year award.
Live results for the match are available on PurdueSports.com. A live blog will be available on Baylor’s athletics website.