Men’s Tennis Advances to ITA Indoor Semifinals with 7-0 Win Over Pacific Lutheran

Posted on February 24th, 2006 by


Loren Collins

Loren Collins


Jesse Brauer

Jesse Brauer

The Gustavus men’s tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the ITA Division III Indoor Championships with a 7-0 win over Pacific Lutheran of Tacoma, Washington. The tournament is being played at the Swanson Indoor Tennis Center on the Gustavus campus. The Gusties, who are the #3 seed, will play #2 seed Emory on Saturday at 2 pm.

Gustavus, which improved to 8-2 on the season, started the match by winning the two doubles matches necessary for the doubles point. Adam Morgan and Brett Morse-Karzen defeated Justin Larimore and David Miller 8-6 at the #1 position and Jesse Brauer and Loren Collins defeated Ben Schaefer and Jeff Loranger 8-3 at the #3 position. The Gusties then went on and won all six singles matches in straight sets.

In other quarterfinal action at the tournament, #1 seed UC-Santa Cruz defeated #7 seed DePauw University (Ind.) 6-1, #5 seed Kalamazoo College defeated #4 seed Trinity University (Tex.) 4-3, and #2 seed Emory University (Ga.) defeated #8 seed California Lutheran 7-0.

The semifinal and consolation matches will be played on Saturday with the championship and third place matches taking place on Sunday beginning at 9:00 am.

Match Results

ITA Indoor Championship Website

 

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