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Men's Tennis Falls Against Westminster, Culton Picks Up Doubles And Singles Win

Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca
Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca

FULTON, Mo.—The Fontbonne University men's tennis team hoped to close out its fall slate with a win, however, the Westminster Blue Jays escaped with the 5-4 win.

Final: Westminster 5, Fontbonne 4

Location: Fulton, Mo.

Records: Westminster 1-0, Fontbonne 0-3

How It Happened

In doubles play, the Griffins picked up a win at the No. 1 slot with Sebastian Culton and Anh Nguyen earning the 8-4 victory. The Blue Jays won the other two matches to lead 2-1 going into singles.

At No. 1 singles, Culton earned another win over Phillip Udinyiwe. Success continued over to No. 2 singles with Zach Stevens picking up the 8-4 victory. Newcomer, Tristan Baker, won at No. 4 singles over Bryce Loney.

However, the Blue Jays defeated Fontbonne at No. 3 singles, No. 5 singles, and won by default at No. 6 for the 5-4 victory.

Doubles Results

  1. Sebastian Culton / Anh Nguyen (FBU) def. Phillip Udinyiwe / Joshua Udinyiwe (WC), 8-4
  2. Giovanni Strickland / Brandon Rettke (FBU) def. Zach Stevens / Tristan Baker (FBU), 8-6
  3. Bryce Loney / Mike Rois (WC) won by DEFAULT

Singles Results

  1. Sebastian Culton (FBU) def. Phillip Udinyiwe (WC), 8-2
  2. Zach Stevens (FBU) def. Giovanni Strickland (WC), 8-4
  3. Joshua Udinyiwe (WC) def. Anh Nguyen (FBU), 8-0
  4. Tristan Baker (FBU) def. Bryce Loney (WC), 8-2
  5. Brandon Rettke (WC) def. Brian Coombs (FBU), 8-2
  6. Mike Rois (WC) won by DEFAULT

Up Next

The Griffins fall season has wrapped up and will return to action in the spring with a schedule that's TBA.

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