LINCOLN, Neb. – The Concordia men’s tennis team claimed a 7-2 victory over Ottawa University on Friday. Two Bulldogs won singles matches in a third set to aid the triumph.
Concordia moves to 2-3 this season while Ottawa falls to 0-5.
Head coach Joel Reckewey said, “We had strong performances form all the players which resulted in a convincing win for the team. We had strong effort coming from behind in close matches to come back to win. That really showed resilience and a positive step in the right direction.”
The top five singles players for Concordia all claimed a win. Javier Moreno and Patricio Esquivel went into an extra set to determine the winner. Willy Pardos, Thomas Greef and Gabriel Poling, all in their collegiate debut season, topped their opponents in two sets.
In doubles action, Pardos and Moreno took an 8-2 victory while Greef and Poling put up an 8-3 win.
The Concordia men’s tennis team will be back in action tomorrow. The Bulldogs are set to face Bethany College inside Walz Arena at 10 a.m.