St. Olaf, Lutheran men's tennis cruises

Northfield, St. Peter, Minn. – No. 12 Gustavus men's tennis played two matches on Saturday with a pair of emphatic wins. The Gusties opened the day on the road, defeating St. Olaf 9-0 before returning home to beat Luther 8-1 to improve to 7-3 overall and 3-0 in the MIAC.

Against St. Olaf, the Gusties opened the tournament with a sweep at doubles, winning 8-0 at No. 3 and Oscar Wilkstrom. Geoffrey Youngs. Five of the six singles matches were won in straight sets. 6-1, 3-6, 10-8 ranked young players battled for a three-set win.

Against Luther, as Max Lone and Luke Westholder were defeated, Custis became the no. Marco Civeiro And Josh Christensen 8-2. Gustavus won the remaining two doubles and swept the singles match. Civeiro went three sets at No. 1 singles to defeat Westholder 1-6, 6-2, 6-2. Gage goal He swept the first set 7–5 and won the next two 6–3, 10–5 at No. 4. They won the other singles in straight sets.

„The guys put together two solid efforts today,” the head coach said Tommy Valentini said. „Against St. Olaf, we played strong doubles at one and three, Rafa and Luca swept us and held their nerve at doubles to get more momentum in singles. Luther was out in doubles and we did well. To take a 2-1 lead, we executed our game plan. , in singles, Marco showed a ton of resilience to win in three sets against a very tough opponent. And we competed at a very high level. We look forward to recovering from this long and fun day and getting ready for another tough challenge next week.”

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Gustavus plays UW-Whitewater on Friday.

* Luther Box score will be released soon…

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