Hawkeyes Downed by Penn State

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa men’s tennis team was edged, 4-3, by Penn State (11-7, 2-1), outside Sunday afternoon at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex. 
In singles action, sophomore Jonas Larsen picked up his first win at No. 3 this season. He defeated Christos Antonopoulos in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1.
Redshirt freshman Kareem Allaf notched his first win in the one spot with a victory over Contant De La Bassetiere, 6-4, 6-1.
Hawkeye junior Josh Silverstein collected his third win at No. 2 this season, beating Christian Lakoseljac, 6-3, 6-1.
Iowa dropped the doubles point to start the match, losing matches one and three by the scores of 7-5 and 6-3, respectively. 
The Hawkeyes return to action next weekend for a road trip through the Land of Lincoln. Iowa will start at No. 28 Illinois on Saturday before heading north to take on 19th-ranked Northwestern on Sunday.
Singles competition
1. Kareem Allaf (UI) def. C. De La Bassetiere (PSU) 6-4, 6-1
2. Josh Silverstein (UI) def. Christian Lakoseljac (PSU) 6-4, 6-4
3. Jonas Larsen (UI) def. Christos Antonopoulos (PSU) 6-3, 6-1
4. Aws Laaribi (PSU) def. Jake Jacoby (UI) 6-3, 6-2
5. Ben Lieb (PSU) def. Robin Haden (UI) 6-1, 6-4
6. Marc Collado (PSU) def. Jason Kerst (UI) 6-3, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. C. De La Bassetiere/Christian Lakoseljac (PSU) def. Josh Silverstein/Kareem Allaf (UI) 7-5
2. C. Antonopoulos/David Kohan (PSU) def. Jonas Larsen/Jake Jacoby (UI) 6-3
3. Nika Dolidze/C. Lutschaunig (PSU) v. Robin Haden/Nils Hallestrand (UI) 5-4, unfinished