Men’s Tennis Gets Back In Win Column With 7-2 Victory Over DePauw

Posted on April 12th, 2014 by

Pleasant Valley, Wis. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team picked up an important regional victory over DePauw University on Saturday afternoon at the Pleasant Valley Tennis & Fitness Club.  The No. 15 Gusties took two doubles points and five singles points to come away with a 7-2 win over the Tigers, who entered the match ranked 23rd in the nation and sixth in the Central Region.

Gustavus snaps a two-match slide with the win and is now 22-5 overall.  The Gusties have a pair of matches on the docket for Sunday, April 13.  They will round out their non-conference schedule tomorrow morning with a 10:00 a.m. match against Kalamazoo College at the Pleasant Valley Tennis & Fitness Club, and will take on Saint Mary’s University in an MIAC contest at 12:00 p.m. in Winona.

Singles competition
1. Juan Luis Chu (GAC) def. Sam Miles (DEPAUW) 7-5, 7-6
2. Mya Smith-Dennis (GAC) def. Ben Kopecky (DEPAUW) 6-4, 6-3
3. Alex Kaczkowski (DEPAUW) def. Grant Leisner (GAC) 7-5, 6-3
4. Joe MacGibbon (GAC) def. Chris Bertolini (DEPAUW) 6-2, 6-0
5. Motasem Al-Houni (GAC) def. Eric Brynseels (DEPAUW) 7-5, 6-3
6. Brad Entwistle (GAC) def. Matt Santen (DEPAUW) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Sam Miles/Ben Kopecky (DEPAUW) def. Mya Smith-Dennis/Motasem Al-Houni (GAC) 8-5
2. Juan Luis Chu/Joe MacGibbon (GAC) def. Eric Vannatta/Alex Kaczkowski (DEPAUW) 8-4
3. Marcel Gyswyt/Andres Saenz Hoyo (GAC) def. Chris Bertolini/Harold Martin (DEPAUW) 8-4


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