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Men's Tennis Runs Streak To Five
Posted: Saturday, April 14, 2007
EAU CLAIRE - The UW-Eau Claire men's tennis team won its fifth straight match today with a 5-4 victory over UW-Oshkosh.
The team improves to 13-7 on the year. It is only the second 5-4 win of the season. The other came against Augustana College (IL) on Feb. 16.
The Blugolds took two matches in doubles. Phil Loprinzi (Fr.-Rochester, MN/Mayo) teamed with Aaron Nordenskjold (Sr.-Red Wing, MN) for an 8-3 win in No. 2 doubles. Jeff Peterson (Sr.-Edina, MN) and Erik Brandner (Jr.-Eau Claire/Memorial) had to go to nine points to take their triumph, a 9-7 victory in No. 3 doubles.
Two of Eau Claire's singles victories went to three sets. Steve Lantz (So.-Rochester, MN/Century) won 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the No. 2 matchup while Loprinzi took the No. 6 sets 7-6, 4-6, 6-2. Peterson also won 6-3, 6-1 in No. 5 play.
The team's season will conclude today with a match against UW-Whitewater, which defeated UW-La Crosse 9-0 today.
Eau Claire 5, Oshkosh 4