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Men's Tennis - Central College

Date:April 20, 2013
Results:9-0
Location:Home

The Luther College men’s tennis team won its third straight match, sweeping past Central by a 9-0 score. The Norse held on to win a tie-breaker at the top doubles spot and then won all six singles matches in straight sets for the win.

Quinn Foley and James Ayer teamed up at No. 2 doubles and raced past Tim Kahl and John Seier (8-1) to give Luther its first point of the day.  Matt Bellio and Sean Brown followed with an (8-3) win against Zane Hendricks and Josh Forst at No. 3.  Ramesh Karki and Nick Mozena traded holds with Kyle Freischlag and West Adelman all the way into a tie-breaker before taking over and winning (9-8 (1)) to make it 3-0 heading into singles.

Torstein Jystad made quick work of Hendricks at No. 5, cruising to a (6-0, 6-0) win to make it 4-0.  Bellio beat Schares (6-2, 6-1) to clinch the win for the Norse.  Mozena trailed 4-0 in his opening set at No. 2 against Adelman before rolling off 12 straight games for a (6-4, 6-0) win.  Foley defeated Pat Daly (6-3, 6-1) at No. 6 while Ayer was a (6-4, 6-2) winner against Kahl at No. 4.  Karki closed out the match with a (6-2, 6-4) win over Freischlag at No. 1.

The Norse are now 9-9 overall and 2-1 in the IIAC.

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Junior

Philadelphia, Pa.

Central

Junior

Fon Du Lac, Wis.

St. Mary's Spring Academy

Senior

Decorah, Iowa

Decorah

Junior

Kathmandu, Nepal,

Xavier International

Senior

Dubuque, Iowa

Senior

Sophomore

Dellwood, Minn.

Mahtomedi

Sophomore

Kolbotan, Norway,

Oppegaard Videregaaende Skole

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586

 

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