Men’s Tennis Defeats Cornerstone 7-2 in Season Opener
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Calvin opened its season with a 7-2 non-conference victory over visiting Cornerstone University Wednesday afternoon at Calvin’s Huizenga Tennis and Track Center.
Calvin swept the three doubles flights and then took four of the six singles flights to close out the win.
In doubles action, seniors Preston Phillips (Bexley, OH/Bexley HS) and Philip Reinken (Morton, IL/Morton HS), picked up an 8-4 win at No. 1 doubles while senior Brian DeMaagd (Grandville/Calvin Christian HS) and junior Loukas Peterson (Brentwood, TN/Brentwood HS) were 8-4 winners at No. 2 doubles.
Senior Jarrod Brower (Holland/Holland Christian HS) and junior John Strikwerda (Holland/Holland Christian HS) also teamed up for an 8-2 win at No. 3 doubles.
In singles play, DeMaagd was a 6-3, 6-1 winner at No. 1 singles with Phillips winning 6-2, 7-5 at No. 2 singles. Reinken then picked up a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 3 singles while Peterson held a 1-0 lead in sets when his opponent defaulted at No. 4 singles.
Calvin is back in action this Friday when it hosts Grand Rapids Community College at 4 p.m.