Men’s Tennis Opens Season at West Michigan Tournament
Sunday, February 13, 2011
(Photo by Sandy Palmatter)
The Calvin men’s tennis team opened its 2011 campaign at the West Michigan Tournament held at the Orchard Hills Tennis Center this weekend. In addition to Calvin, teams competing included Aquinas, Davenport, Hope, Grand Valley State and Grand Rapids Community College.
At No. 1 singles, Andrew DeVlieger lost to Aaron Hendrick of Aquinas 6-0, 6-0 and defeated Alex Hughes of Hope 6-1, 7-5.
At No. 2 singles, Preston Phillips defeated Zac Chambers of Grand Rapids Community College 6-4, 6-2 and d. Jon Lautz of Hope 2-6, 6-3, 10-7.
At No. 3 singles, Brian DeMaagd lost to Kyle Mastellar of Aquinas 6-4, 6-3 and defeated Matt Jackson of Grand Rapids Community College 6-1, 6-0.
At No. 4 singles, Roland Eldridge defeated Matt Weiden of Davenport 6-4, 6-2 and defeated Gabe Casher of Hope 6-4, 6-2.
At No. 5 singles, Phil Reinken d. Davis VanderVeen of Hope 7-6, 6-2 and defeated Eric Pell of Davenport 6-2, 2-6, 10-4.
At No. 6 singles, Jarrod Brouwer d. Tyler Chambers of Davenport 6-3, 7-6 and lost to Mike Sendor of Aquinas 6-3, 7-5.
At No. 1 doubles, Calvin’s team of Eldridge and Phillips lost to a team from Grand Valley State 6-1, 6-4 and also to a team from Aquinas 6-4, 6-4.
Calvin’s No. 2 doubles team of DeMaagd and Reinken lost to Davenport 6-2, 6-2 and to Grand Valley State 6-3, 7-5.
Calvin’s No. 3 doubles team of DeVlieger and Brower lost to Grand Valley State 6-4, 6-1 and defeated Grand Rapids Community College 6-3, 6-2.
Finally, Calvin’s No. 4 doubles team of Loukas Peterson and John Strikwerda defeated Davenport 7-5, 6-0 and Grand Rapids Community College 6-2, 6-4 and lost to Hope 5-7, 6-3, 13-11.
Calvin will compete in its first dual match of the season on March 8 against Davenport at the MVP Sportsplex.