Lawrence snuffs out Prairie Fire

Posted on: March 30th, 2013 by Joseph Vanden Acker

APPLETON, Wis. — The Lawrence University men’s tennis¬†team won a pair of tight doubles matches and then rolled through the singles for an 8-1 nonconference victory over Knox College on Saturday at Fox Cities Racquet Club.

Craig Sherwood and Brian DeCorte rolled to an 8-0 victory at No. 3 doubles for Lawrence (8-6), and then the Vikings won tiebreakers at Nos. 1 and 2 doubles for a 3-0 heading into singles.

Lawrence then posted singles victories by Cooper Smith (No. 1), Jason Dunn (No. 2), Sherwood (No. 4), DeCorte (No. 5) and Jeremy Andereck (No. 6). Andereck pitched a shutout with a 6-0, 6-0 victory.

Lawrence University 8, Knox College 1

Singles competition
1. Cooper Smith (LU) def. Karl Ruzgas (KC) 6-3, 6-1
2. Jason Dunn (LU) def. Jonathan Ng (KC) 6-2, 6-2
3. Walter Palmer (KC) def. Max Zlevor (LU) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-7)
4. Craig Sherwood (LU) def. David Ham (KC) 6-3, 6-1
5. Brian DeCorte (LU) def. Dustin Loch (KC) 6-1, 6-1
6. Jeremy Andereck (LU) def. Pragyaditya Mukerjee (KC) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Jason Dunn/Max Zlevor (LU) def. Karl Ruzgas/Walter Palmer (KC) 9-8 (7-5)
2. Cooper Smith/Jeremy Andereck (LU) def. Jonathan Ng/David Ham (KC) 9-8 (7-4)
3. Craig Sherwood/Brian DeCorte (LU) def. Dustin Loch/Mike Carr (KC) 8-0

Match Notes:
Knox College 4-12
Lawrence University 8-6
T-3:00  A-45

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