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Culton, Stevens And Nguyen Compete At The ITA Central Region Men's Championship

Culton, Stevens And Nguyen Compete At The ITA Central Region Men's Championship

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University men's tennis team took part in day one action at the 2018 ITA Central Region Men's Tennis Championship held at WashU.

In singles action, Zach Stevens took on No. 4-seeded Austin Diehl (Kenyon) in the first round and fell by the score of 6-0, 6-0. Sebastian Culton also faced another top-15 player in 11th seeded Ian Yi (Kalamazoo), though Yi was able to go on for the 6-0, 6-0 win.

Anh Nguyen was the third Griffin to participate today and he dropped a tough 6-0, 6-1 outing against Mason Lee (DePauw).

In the consolation bracket, Culton picked up an impressive 7-6, 6-0 victory over Jonah Wheeland (Illinois). Stevens, however, fell 6-0, 6-0 against William Sultan (DePauw) in his second match on the day.

In doubles play, No. 10-seeded Gregory Fraunenheim and Bryce McClanahan (DePauw) went on to defeat Culton and Stevens, 8-1.

Singles action

Ian Yi (Kalamazoo) def. Sebastian Culton (Fontbonne), 6-0; 6-0

Sebastian Culton (Fontbonne) def. Jonah Wheeland (Illinois), 7-6; 6-0 (consolation)

Austin Diehl (Kenyon) def. Zach Stevens (Fontbonne), 6-0; 6-0

William Sulton (DePauw) def. Zach Stevens (Fontbonne), 6-0; 6-0 (consolation)

Mason Lee (DePauw) def. Anh Nguyen (Fontbonne), 6-0; 6-1

Doubles action

Gregory Frauenheim/Bryce McClanahan (DePauw) def. Culton/Stevens (Fontbonne), 8-1

Culton returns to the court tomorrow morning in the consolation bracket against Wyatt Dale (Principia). Action begins at 8 a.m. Nguyen, meanwhile, hits the court at 11 a.m., in the consolation bracket against Miles Collins (Baldwin Wallace).

In doubles, Culton and Stevens will take on Austin Perry and Andrew Schiffman (Rose-Hulman).

To view, all of today's results visit HERE.

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