FOND DU LAC, Wis. — The Lawrence University men’s tennis team rolled to a 9-0 Midwest Conference shutout against Ripon College on Sunday at Center Court.
It marked the fourth consecutive time that Lawrence (8-11, 1-0 MWC) has beaten the Red Hawks (1-11, 0-3) by a 9-0 score, and the Vikings’ fifth consecutive victory overall against Ripon. Lawrence coach Kevin Girard remains undefeated (10-0) against Ripon during his tenure as the Vikings’ men’s and women’s coach.
The Vikings didn’t drop a set en route to the victory. Jeremy Andereck, playing No. 6 singles, led the way for the Vikings with a 6-0, 6-0, victory over Andrew Carballo. Following close behind was Cooper Smith’s impressive 6-0, 6-1, win over Brian Schumacher at No. 4 singles.
Andereck and Smith also teamed up for an 8-0 win over Schumacher and Ryan Slowinski at No. 3 doubles.