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Men's Tennis Falls In Non-Conference Match Against Illinois Wesleyan

Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca
Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca

GREENVILLE, Ill.—The Fontbonne University men's tennis team fell 7-0 in a neutral site contest against Illinois Wesleyan on Monday.

Score: Illinois Wesleyan 7, Fontbonne 0

Location: Greenville, Ill.

Records: Illinois Welseyan 4-10, Fontbonne 1-11

How It Happened

In doubles action, the Titans were able to take two of the matches to take the lead heading into singles play.

At No. 3 singles, Brandon Baumgartner took the first set 6-4, but Will Dooley battled back and fended off Baumgartner for the 4-6, 6-4, 10-3 victory. IWU was able to win the rest of the singles to go on for the 7-0 win.

Doubles Results

  1. Cole Hundman/Will Dooley (IWU) def. Zach Stevens/Jaxon Ziemann (FBU), 8-1
  2. Michael Behrensmeyer/Joe Morro (IWU) def. Brandon Baumgartner/Anh Nguyen (FBU), 8-5
  3. NOT STARTED

Singles Results

  1. Michael Behrensmeyer (IWU) def. Zach Stevens (FBU), 6-0, 6-2
  2. Cole Hundman (IWU) def. Anh Nguyen (FBU), 6-0, 6-1
  3. Will Dooley (IWU) def. Brandon Baumgartner (FBU), 4-6, 6-4, 10-3
  4. Joe Morro (IWU) def. Jaxon Ziemann (FBU), 6-0, 6-3
  5. Sid Saxena (IWU) def. Greih Murray (FBU), 6-0, 6-0
  6. NOT STARTED

Up Next:

The Griffins close out regular season play on Wednesday in an exhibition match on the road at Concordia Seminary. Action begins at 5 p.m.

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