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 Mike Falk
 Sports Information Director
 Muhlenberg College
 2400 Chew Street
 Allentown PA 18104

Men’s Tennis
2009-10 Season Review:

Matt Kral
Kral ended his career just one win shy of .500 in singles action and 29-33 overall.
Before the 2009-10 season the Muhlenberg men’s tennis team’s home courts received a “U.S. Open-style” makeover. Once play began on the newly repainted courts the Mules continued in their push to be made over into Centennial Conference playoff contenders.

Muhlenberg finished 3-6 in the CC for the third straight year and 5-9 overall. After a promising 3-1 start to the spring schedule, the Mules dropped six straight before recovering to split their final four matches. Three of Muhlenberg’ s five victories came by shutout, and a fourth by the score of 7-2.

Much as he did as a freshman, sophomore Jordan Rutt quickly worked his way up the singles ladder. Rutt won the No. 4 singles bracket in the Muhlenberg Fall Classic in the fall and by the spring had become the Mules’ No. 1 singles player. He finished the year 7-9 overall in singles, and was 4-5 in CC matches at No. 1 doubles, including an 8-6 defeat of a Swarthmore doubles team that featured two regionally ranked players, with a variety of partners.

Yoni Farber
Farber was a four-year starter and two-year team captain.
Following a year off from school, junior Robbie Goldwein moved into the No. 2 singles spot after playing No. 1 two years ago. Midway through the year he paired with Rutt at No. 1 singles, where they went 2-3 in the CC.

Three of the final four singles spots were occupied by seniors. Yoni Farber spent the most time at No. 3 and Matt Kral at No. 4, where he went 3-3 in the CC. Mark Apostolos split his time between No. 5 and No. 6 and went 8-3 overall in singles and 5-3 in the league.

Junior Wayne Mitchel was 5-6 overall in singles, mostly at No. 5. Farber and Apostolos combined for the best overall doubles mark with a 3-2 record.

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