MADISON, Wis. — The Lawrence University men’s tennis team claimed one consolation title during Saturday’s singles competition at the Midwest Conference Championships at Nielsen Tennis Stadium.
Playing at No. 5 singles, Adam Busch lost in the championship quarterfinals but battled back to beat Knox College’s Dustin Loch 8-4 to take the consolation title.
The player advancing the furthest in the championship bracket was No. 2 player David Jumes. He topped Knox’s Karl Ruzgas 6-1, 7-5 in the quarterfinals before being eliminated by eventual champion David Johnson of Monmouth 6-0, 6-1 in the semifinals.
Both Mitch Kasprzyk at No. 4 and Ethan Perushek at No. 6 reached the consolation finals as well.
The championships conclude the doubles competition on Sunday.