STEVENSON, Md. - With the match tied at four games apiece, sophomore Peter Appiah Jr. overcame a one-set deficit to win his match and give the Stevenson men's tennis team a 5-4 victory over visiting Alvernia. Appiah trailed his No. 4 singles match by one set and was down 5-2 in the second, before winning nine-straight games en route to a 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 triumph.
With the victory, the Mustangs improved to 3-1 in MAC Commonwealth play.
Earlier in the day, Appiah and junior Mike Richmond won a close match in No. 2 doubles by an 8-6 score.
Ly would later take his No. 2 singles match in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1, for his second win of the season. Gieselman dropped a hard-fought match in No. 1 singles, 1-6, 6-2, 6-4.
The other victory for the Mustangs came from senior Kevin Slujtner, who took his No. 6 singles match in straight-sets, 6-3, 6-1.
Stevenson (4-10, 3-1) compete next in a MAC Commonwealth road match against Hood on Tuesday, April 18 at 3:30 pm.