Men’s Tennis Competes in a Trio of Matches

Posted on February 12th, 2022 by

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SAINT PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s tennis teams hosted Bethany Lutheran and St. Olaf on Saturday, while also sending a group to Grand Forks to compete in a DI field against the University of North Dakota. The Gusties won 9-0 over the Vikings, 9-0 over the Oles, and fell to the Fighting Hawks 6-1.

“It was great to get our entire group out competing today,” said Head Coach Tommy Valentini. “Our depth was key for us to be able to face three opponents in three different places. Overall we put together a great team effort. We competed well and make good strides in a lot of key areas today. We’re thankful for two wins close to home, and I was proud of how we handled the moment against a quality D1 opponent at UND. We look forward to improving this week and to facing more exciting challenges next weekend.”

Singles vs. Bethany Lutheran

1. Joel Hug (Sr., Bangkok, Thailand) (GACM) def. Carlos Franch (BLCMT) 7-5, 6-1
2. Justin Sehlin (Jr., Bettendorf, Iowa) (GACM) def. Marcos Borobia Arias (BLCMT) 6-0, 6-2
3. Sean Bochman (Jr., Fall Creek, Wis.) (GACM) def. Heitor Nevas Damaso (BLCMT) 6-3, 6-0
4. Federico Fiorda (Jr., Argentina) (GACM) def. Antonio Lino Coelho (BLCMT) 6-2, 6-1
5. Luke Haddorff (Sr., Burnsville) (GACM) def. Caue Ribeiro (BLCMT) 6-0, 6-0
6. Geoffrey Youngs (So., Fargo N.D.) (GACM) def. Niklas Kasa (BLCMT) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles vs. Bethany Lutheran

1. Luke Haddorff/Sean Bochman (GACM) def. Marcos Borobia Arias/Carlos Franch (BLCMT) 8-1
2. Joel Hug/Federico Fiorda (GACM) def. Heitor Nevas Damaso/Antonio Lino Coelho (BLCMT) 8-3
3. Justin Sehlin/Geoffrey Youngs (GACM) def. Niklas Kasa/Tanner Tschumper (BLCMT) 8-0

Singles vs. St. Olaf

1. Oscar Wikstrom (Jr., Hunnebostrand, Sweden) (GACM) def. Lorenzo Cazzamali (STO) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2
2. Rafael Costa (Fy., Sao Paulo, Brazil) (GACM) def. Henry Smith (STO) 6-1, 6-0
3. Caleb Fridinger (So., Woodbury) (GACM) def. Ethan Bruha (STO) 6-3, 6-1
4. Jack Bergmeyer (Lincoln, Neb.) (GACM) def. Tony Klagge (STO) 6-1, 6-0
5. Taona Mhwandagara (Harare, Zimbabwe) (GACM) def. Tim Roback (STO) 6-0, 6-0
6. Joseph Punnoose (Sr., Bloomington) (GACM) def. Jakub Belik (STO) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles vs. St. Olaf

1. Caleb Fridinger/Oscar Wikstrom (GACM) def. Ethan Bruha/Tim Roback (STO) 8-3
2. Joseph Punnoose/Jack Bergmeyer (GACM) def. Lorenzo Cazzamali/Henry Smith (STO) 8-1
3. Taona Mhwandagara/Rafael Costa (GACM) def. Jakub Belik/Tony Klagge (STO) 8-5

Singles vs. UND

1. Gerhard Sullwald (UND) def. Indraneel Raut (Sr., Oshkosh Wis.) (GACM) 6-1, 6-1
2. Edmond Aynedjian (UND) def. Nick Aney (Sr., Rochester) (GACM) 4-6, 6-2, 10-6
3. Cian McDonnell (UND) def. Daniel Fouchier (Nootdorp, Netherlands) (GACM) 6-2, 6-2
4. Alex Budde (Jr., Menomonee Falls, Wis.) (GACM) def. Riley Odell (UND) 7-5, 6-1
5. Nikita Snezhko (UND) def. Marco Siviero (Fy., Sao Miguel de Oeste, Brazil) (GACM) 6-3, 6-0
6. Dylan Leeman (UND) def. Josh Christensen (Fy., Rochester) (GACM) 5-7, 6-4, 10-5

Doubles vs. UND

1. Gerhard Sullwald/Nikita Snezhko (UND) def. Nick Aney/Alex Budde (GACM) 6-3
2. Cian McDonnell/Edmond Aynedjian (UND) def. Daniel Fouchier/Sourabh Terakanambi (Jr., Apple Valley) (GACM) 7-6
3. Drew Elofson (Sr., Saint Peter)/Josh Christensen (GACM) def. Riley Odell/Dylan Leeman (UND) 7-6

The Gusties will next host Grinnell on Feb. 18th at 5:30.

 

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