Men’s Tennis Falls To UT Tyler 7-2, Defeats Texas Lutheran 9-0

Posted on February 9th, 2013 by

Gustavus junior Joey MacGibbon. Photo courtesy of Justin Parker - Trinity Sports Information Director

San Antonio – On the final day of its trip to San Antonio, the Gustavus men’s tennis team went 1-1 in a pair of matches played at Trinity University.  Although their day began with a 7-2 loss to the University of Texas at Tyler, the Gusties bounced back with a 9-0 win over Texas Lutheran University.

In Gustavus’ morning match against UT Tyler, the Patriots won 2-of-3 doubles points before taking 5-of-6 points in singles.  Joey MacGibbon (Jr., Apple Valley, Minn.) and Brad Entwistle (So., Sioux Falls, S.D.) provided a point in doubles play with an 8-2 win over Matt Moreman and John Ward, and Grant Leisner (Jr., Andover, Minn.) defeated Jon Karsten 6-2, 6-2 at No. 6 singles for the other point.

University of Texas-Tyler 7 def. Gustavus 2 | Box Score

The Gusties concluded their Alamo City tour with their first victory of the 2013 season, sweeping both doubles and singles on the way to a 9-0 win.  All three doubles teams won handily while Gustavus’ six singles players won in straight sets.

Gustavus 9 def. Texas Lutheran 0 | Box Score

The Gustavus men’s tennis team will return home to the confides of the Swanson Tennis Center where they will play three matches on Saturday, Feb. 16.  At 1-3 on the year, Gustavus will face UW-Eau Claire at 12:30 p.m., Saint Mary’s at 4:00 p.m., and the Milwaukee School of Engineering at 7:00 p.m


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