Concordia pushes past Tabor

By on Feb. 26, 2016 in Men's Tennis

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Concordia men’s tennis team defeated Tabor College, 5-4 on Friday afternoon. The Bulldogs move to an even 4-4 while the Blue Jays now hold a 0-1 mark.

Head coach Joel Reckewey said, “For the second match in a row, the men pulled out a courageous 5-4 victory which shows a lot of fight and resilience. It took a whole team effort for the win tonight. The team is really coming together and working as a team to get these victories.”

In doubles action, Willy Pardos and Javier Moreno defeated their opponents in the No. 1 position, 8-6. Also finding a victory in doubles were Thomas Greef and Patricio Esquivel who were slotted as the No. 2 team. The duo defeated their opponents, 8-2.

Esquivel also won his singles match at the No. 4 spot, 6-4, 6-3. Moreno won his singles match, 7-5, 6-2 at the No. 2 slot. In the No. 5 spot, Gabe Poling defeated his opponent, 6-2, 6-2.

The Bulldogs will return to the courts on March 5 as they take on Bethel College inside the Walz Fieldhouse. First serve is slated for 2 p.m.