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The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 11, 1996 -11A

'M' tops in the Big Ten with 5-2 win over State
Men's tennis team wins fourth straight match; No. 90 Brause hands Pusztai rare defeat

By Richard Shin
Daily Sports Writer
The Michigan men's tennis team fin-
shmd off a successful three-match
1lotristand yesterday with a 5-2 win
iver conference rival Michigan State at
cty Sports Complex.
Michigan, which has won four in a
row, is 5-0 at home and 6-1 in the Big
Tin. With the win,the Wolverines move
ATYrst place in the conference and to
11-7 overall. Michigan State falls to 2-
5 in the Big Ten and 10-11 overall.
Michigan jumped out to an early 1-0
head by sweeping the doubles matches.
fheNo. 1 doubles team of Peter Pusztai
and John Costanzo led the charge for
e Wolverines, defeating .Danny
Wallih an and Chris Struck, 8-3.
Michigan's team of Geoff Prentice and
Arvid Swan broke Michigan State's
serve twice to post an 8-5 victory at
second doubles, while freshmen Jake
Raiion and William Farah won a close
match, 9-8, by dominating the
tiebreaker, 7-2.
"We always play very well at No. 1
and No. 2," Michigan coach Brian
sner said. "At three, (Raiton and
Farah) struggled a bit, but they won.
Every match, they are getting better."
The surprise of the day came at No. 1
singles, where No. 90 Alberto Brause
of Michigan State dealt Wolverine star
Peter Pusztai a rare loss at first singles,
7-5, 7-6 (9-7). The loss was the first for
No. 22 Pusztai in seven matches, and
his first Big Ten loss of the year.
"I didn't control the match today at
all," Pusztai said. "I let Brause dictate
match, and I let myself get frus-
trated."
The defeat dropped Pusztai to 32-11
overall and 14-1 in the Big Ten. Prob-
emtis with consistency troubled Pusztai

Even though the match was close,
we were in control of it. So it was a
,good day"
- Brian Eisner
Michigan men's tennis coach

"Even though the match was close,
we werein control of it. So it was a
good day."
Michigan's top two doubles teams
have continued to perform consis-
tently, each winning four matches in a
row. Pusztai and Costanzo are 15-8
this season, while Swan and Prentice
are 17-6.
The Wolverines defend their win-
ning streak this weekend when they
travel to Indiana on March 13 and
Ohio State on March 14. At stake for
Michigan is the inside track toward
the top seed at the Big Ten champion-
ships in late April.

in the tiebreaker as Brause rallied from
a 5-2 deficit to clinch the match. Eisner
expressed littleconcern for Pusztai, who
has enjoyed success for most of the
season.
"Brause doesn't make too many silly
mistakes," Eisner said. "It'sjust hard to
keep playing at that level, and Peterj ust
couldn't quite maintain it today.
"Those things happen, and we're not
going to worry about it too much."
Michigan State also won the No. 5
singles match, where an ailing Geoff
Prentice dropped a 7-5, 6-4 decision to

Aaron Murray.
"Prentice, today, did not play well,
mainly because he's been sick," Eisner
said. "He hasn't been in there playing,
so his timing was off."
The rest of the lineup was healthy
and winning for Michigan, as the Wol-
verines' No. 2 Costanzo, No. 3 Swan,
No. 4 David Paradzik and No. 6 Will-
iam Farah each posted two-set victo-
ries.
"Fortunately, we are in a position
where we are a little bit better than
(Michigan State) is," Eisner said.

No.22 Peter
Pusztai's
undefeated Big
Ten record took a
hit from No. 90
Alberto Brause
yesterday. But
the men's tennis
team bounced
Michigan State,
5-2, for its fourth
straight victory.
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