Men's Tennis Falls at UMKC, 4-1
Release: Thursday 04/05/2014 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City (5-13) won four of the day's first five points to claim a 4-1 non-conference men's tennis victory against Bradley (3-15) Saturday afternoon at Plaza Tennis Center.

While the ailing Braves saw senior Arthur Romanet return to action at No. 1 singles, Bradley's attempt to rally Saturday was hindered when senior Hamish Weerasinghe retired midway through his second set at No. 4 singles. Leading 3-1 after Weerasinghe bowed out, UMKC clinched the match when Mike Psarros completed a 6-3, 7-5 win against Bradley freshman Nico Rakitin at No. 3 singles.

Bradley earned its lone point at No. 6 singles, where senior Justin Abrams' 6-2, 6-3 win forced a 1-1 tie.

The Braves will continue their 3-match road swing Sunday with a noon match at Missouri Valley Conference rival Wichita State.


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