Men’s tennis continues to roll with 9-0 victory over Alma
Saturday, April 06, 2013
Story by Mitch Blankespoor
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Coming off of the program’s first win over Kalamazoo College earlier this week, the Knights continued their winning ways defeating the Scots of Alma College 9-0 on a windy day at the Strikwerda tennis center.
Senior Brian DeMaagd (Grandville/Calvin Christian) surrendered five games in the match at first singles, defeating junior Josh Grove 6-4, 6-1. Seniors Preston Phillips (Bexley, OH/Bexley HS) and Phil Reinken (Morton, IL/Morton) followed suit, winning at second and third singles. Junior Loukus Peterson (Brentwood, TN/Brentwood HS) defeated Alma freshman Jared Guy 6-3, 6-4 at fourth singles. Senior Jarrod Brower (Holland/Holland Christian) dispatched junior Gordon Rumschlag 6-1, 6-2 at fifth singles. Sophomore Tom Griffin (Elmhurst, IL/Elmhurst) defeated Chad Barnhart 6-1, 6-0 at sixth singles.
The Knights won all three doubles flights - giving up one game first doubles, five games at second doubles and three games at third doubles.
Calvin, now 8-2 on the season and 2-0 in the MIAA, returns to action Apr. 9 when it travels to Angola, IN, to face the Trine Thunder. The match is slated to start at 4:00 p.m.