Men’s Tennis Caps Weekend With 7-2 Win Over UW-Whitewater

Posted on March 2nd, 2014 by


Jackson, Wis. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team capped off the weekend with a 7-2 victory over UW-Whitewater on Sunday afternoon at the Pleasant Valley Tennis & Fitness Club.  The win was Gustavus’s ninth straight, helping the Gusties improve to 10-1 on the season.

Gustavus swept the doubles competition for the third time this weekend before earning four of six points in singles play. The Gusties are now 7-1 against regional opponents.

The Gustavus men’s tennis team will once again be busy next Saturday, March 8 when it plays host to three MIAC opponents.  The Gusties will face Bethel at 9:00 a.m., Concordia at 1:00 p.m., and Macalester at 6:30 p.m.  Gustavus is 2-0 within league play heading into next weekend.

Singles competition
1. Jake Humphreys (UWW) def. Mya Smith-Dennis (GAC) 4-6, 6-3, 10-5
2. Byron Balkin (UWW) def. Grant Leisner (GAC) 7-6, 7-5
3. Juan Luis Chu (GAC) def. R. Rajshekhar Raman (UWW) 6-3, 6-4
4. Joe MacGibbon (GAC) def. Matt Bisbee (UWW) 6-0, 6-0
5. Brad Entwistle (GAC) def. Scott Butler (UWW) 6-3, 6-4
6. Motasem Al-Houni (GAC) def. Cam Laktash (UWW) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Mya Smith-Dennis/Motasem Al-Houni (GAC) def. Byron Balkin/R. Rajshekhar Raman (UWW) 8-2
2. Juan Luis Chu/Joe MacGibbon (GAC) def. Jake Humphreys/Cam Laktash (UWW) 8-5
3. Marcel Gyswyt/Andres Saenz Hoyo (GAC) def. Scott Butler/Martin Beck (UWW) 8-6


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