Men’s Tennis Shuts Out Elmhurst 9-0

Posted on March 3rd, 2012 by

Amrik Donkena won both his matches at the No. 1 singles and doubles spot.

The Gustavus men’s tennis team followed it seventh place finish at the 2012 ITA National Indoor Championship with a 9-0 shutout over Elmhurst College on Saturday morning in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties improve to 7-4 overall, while the Bluejays fall to 2-2 on the year.

The Gusties men won each of their singles competitions in straight sets and didn’t drop more than four games in a set. The tightest competition in doubles play was at the No. 1 spot as Amrik Donkena and Mya Smith-Dennis defeated Alex Harbert and Will Jung 8-6.

The Three Crowns are back on the courts at 6:00 p.m. Saturday for a match-up with Grinnell College at the Swanson Tennis Center.

Singles Competition

1. Amrik Donkena (GAC) def. Harbert, Alex (Elmhurst) 6-3, 6-1

2. Mya Smith-Dennis (GAC) def. Jung, Will (Elmhurst) 6-2, 6-2

3. Tyler Johnson (GAC) def. McPherson, Vincent (Elmhurst) 6-3, 6-4

4. Patrick Clark (GAC) def. Tanaka, Luke (Elmhurst) 6-2, 6-1

5. Motasem Al Houni (GAC) def. Noble, Kevin (Elmhurst) 6-3, 6-3

6. Ryan Hallsten (GAC) def. Guenther, Justin (Elmhurst) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles Competition

1. Amrik Donkena/Mya Smith-Dennis (GAC) def. Harbert, Alex/Jung, Will (Elmhurst) 8-6

2. Daniel Pomeranc/Juan Luis Chu (GAC) def. McPherson, Vincent/Tanaka, Luke (Elmhurst) 8-3

3. Joey MacGibbon/Bradley Entwistle (GAC) def. White, Jim/Noble, Kevin (Elmhurst) 8-5


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