Men’s tennis routs Ripon 9-0
Friday, March 29, 2013
Story by Mitch Blankespoor
OSHKOSH, WI - The Calvin men’s tennis team rolled to a 9-0 victory over Ripon College Fri. evening in a match played at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. The Knights improve to 5-2 on the season.
Seniors Preston Phillips (Bexley, OH/Bexley) and Phil Reinken (Morton, IL/Morton) defeated Eric Seiler and Connor Greenwald 8-2 at first doubles. Senior Brian DeMaagd (Grandville/Calvin Christian) and junior Loukus Peterson (Brentwood, TN/Brentwood) defeated Ryan Slowinski and Brian Schumaker 8-2 at second doubles. Senior Jarrod Brower (Holland/Holland Christian) and sophomore John Strikwerda defeated Tyler Hopewell and Anders Goodwin 8-0 at third doubles.
Three of the six singles flights were won without losing a game. Reinken defeated Slowinski at third singles, Brower defeated Hopewell at fifth singles and sophomore Tom Griffin (Elmhurst, IL/Timothy Christian). DeMaagd outlasted Seiler at first by scores of 4-6, 6-2, 10-5 victory at first singles. Both Phillips and Peterson lost just a single game at second and fourth singles respectively.
Calvin is scheduled to play Lakeland tomorrow, Mar. 30, at 10:00 a.m.
1st singles: Brian DeMaagd d. Eric Seiler 4-6, 6-2, 10-5
2nd singles: Preston Phillips d. Connor Greenwald 6-1, 6-0
3rd singles: Phil Reinken d. Ryan Slowinski 6-0, 6-0
4th singles: Loukus Peterson d. Brian Schumaker 6-1, 6-0
5th singles: Jarrod Brower d. Tyler Hopewell 6-0, 6-0
6th singles: Tom Griffin d. Anders Goodwin 6-0, 6-0
1st doubles: Phillips/Reinken d. Seiler/Greenwald 8-2
2nd doubles: DeMaagd/Strikwerda d. Slowinksi/Schumaker 8-2
3rd doubles: Brower/Strikwerda d. Hopewell/Goodwin 8-0