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Men's Tennis - Gustavus Adolphus

Date:April 29, 2012
Results:1-8
Location:St. Peter, Minn.

The Luther men’s tennis team wrapped up a busy stretch of competition by traveling to face a nationally ranked squad from Gustavus Adolphus and lost an 8-1 decision to the Gusties.

Aaron Gendron and Tyler Zinnecker earned the lone point for the Norse with an (8-4) win at No. 3 doubles where the duo defeated Bradley Entwistle and Joey MacGibbon.  Nick Mozena and James Ayer also played well at No. 2 before falling (8-6) to Daniel Pomeranc and Juan Luis Chu.  Gustavus also won at No. 1 to take a 2-1 lead into singles play.

Gendron played well in the opening set of his match against MacGibbon at No. 4, but had to retire with an injury at 5-5 in the first set.  Mozena had the tightest match of the day, losing (6-3, 7-6) to Tyler Johnson at No. 3.  Sundstrom also battled with Mya Smith-Dennis at No. 1, dropping a (6-3, 6-4) decision.

Luther completes the regular season with a mark of 21-6 overall and 8-0 in the IIAC.  The Norse will enter the IIAC Tournament as the No. 1 seed and are scheduled to face the winner of the No. 4 Cornell and No. 5 Wartburg match-up.

Box Score

Sophomore

Philadelphia, Pa.

Central

Senior

Flower Mound, Texas

Flower Mound

Junior

Dubuque, Iowa

Senior

Senior

Davenport, Iowa

Assumption

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586

 

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