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UND will play for its first win next weekend in Nebraska.
UND falls to Western Illinois in close match
Courtesy: Michelle Hamilton, UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 02/17/2013
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Des Moines, Iowa - The University of North Dakota men's tennis team was defeated by Western Illinois by a close score of 4-3 at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center on Saturday.

Freshman Connor Oberle (Excelsior, Minn.) and junior Josh Oothoudt (Minot, N.D.) teamed for UND's lone doubles victory defeating Patrick Hammers and Ben Yue 8-5.

Oothoudt was also victorious in his singles competition, defeating Hammers 6-0, 6-4 in No. 1 singles. Oberle beat Ben Yue 6-3, 6-1 in No. 3 singles. Junior Grant Bakke (Bismarck, N.D.) also defeated his opponent Brandon Meeker in No. 6 singles with scores of 6-4, 6-3.

UND will travel to Omaha, Neb. to take on the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks Feb.  22.

Western Illinois 4, North Dakota 3

Singles competition

1. OOTHOUDT, Josh (UND_M) def. Patrick Hammers (WIU) 6-0, 6-4

2. Bradley Holt (WIU) def. MCGUIGAN, Ryan (UND_M) 6-4, 6-1

3. OBERLE, Connor (UND_M) def. Ben Yue (WIU) 6-3, 6-1

4. Mitch Granger (WIU) def. LEE, Joe (UND_M) 5-7, 6-1, 7-5

5. Max Cederkall (WIU) def. BIERNAT, Will (UND_M) 6-2, 6-2

6. BAKKE, Grant (UND_M) def. Brandon Meeker (WIU) 6-4, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. OBERLE, Connor/OOTHOUDT, Josh (UND_M) def. Patrick Hammers/Ben Yue (WIU) 8-5

2. Mitch Granger/Bradley Holt (WIU) def. MCGUIGAN, Ryan/BAKKE, Grant (UND_M) 8-6

3. Max Cederkall/Brandon Meeker (WIU) def. VIGEN, Jared/BERGSTROM, David (UND_M) 8-5

North Dakota rallied with a pair of goals in the third period to tie the game.
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