Men’s Tennis Blanks Grinnell 5-0 To Open NCAA Championships

Posted on May 11th, 2018 by

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ST. PETER, Minn. – The No. 6-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team made quick work of Grinnell in a NCAA Division III second round match, winning 5-0 at the Swanson Tennis Center. The Gusties got off to a slow start in doubles, but were able to rebound for the sweep followed by swift wins at Nos. 1 and 3 singles. Gustavus improves to 24-8 overall and will face Whitman, who defeated Coe 5-0, in the region championship at noon Saturday.

Gustavus 5, Grinnell 0

Singles

  1. Mohanad Alhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) (GACM) def. Zach Lane (GCM) 6-2, 6-1
  2. Zach Ekstein (Sr., Eagan, Minn.) (GACM) vs. Sam Stickels (GCM) 6-2, 1-2, unfinished
  3. Patrick Whaling (Jr., Manakin Sabot, Va.) (GACM) def. Ben Cobin (GCM) 6-1, 6-1
  4. Chase Johnson (Jr., Golden Valley, Minn.) (GACM) vs. M.Conlin-Brandenburg (GCM) 6-1, 3-2, unfinished
  5. Yassine Derbani (So., Casablanca, Morocco) (GACM) vs. Ishaan Tibrewal (GCM) 5-4, unfinished
  6. Tommy Entwistle (Sr., Sioux Falls, S.D.) (GACM) vs. Henry Johnson (GCM) 6-1, 3-2, unfinished

Doubles

  1. Mohanad Alhouni/Patrick Whaling (GACM) def. Sam Stickels/M.Conlin-Brandenburg (GCM) 8-3
  2. Tommy Entwistle/Chase Johnson (GACM) def. Ben Cobin/George Kaslow (GCM) 8-6
  3. Zach Ekstein/Mason Bultje (Sr., Mankato, Minn.) (GACM) def. Zach Lane/Ishaan Tibrewal (GCM) 8-2
 


One Comment

  1. Barb Wilkinson says:

    Congratulations to all of you for a great season.
    Barb