SignUp
Ice Hockey MM
Basketball Big Game Plans
UND will continue Big Sky play on Sunday against Portland State.
UND blanked by Montana State in Big Sky opener
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Tuesday 03/08/2013 15:56:44 (ET)
by Michelle Hamilton, UND Athletics Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop

Grand Forks, N.D. - The North Dakota men's tennis team participated in its first Big Sky Conference match of the season on Friday afternoon falling to Montana State by a score of 7-0 at Choice Health and Fitness Center.

"It was an eye opener for us," said head coach Tom Wynne. "They were very solid all the way through the line up and we had a couple opportunities, but they were just the better team."

Montana State began the match strong, earning the doubles point by winning two of the three matches. Junior Josh Oothoudt (Minot, N.D.) and freshman Connor Oberle (Excelsior, Minn.) teamed for North Dakota's lone doubles win by defeating Nick Brandes and Diego Campos by a score of 8-5 in No. 1 doubles.

MSU continued to play strong, winning all six singles matches. The match between junior Ryan McGuigan (Fargo, N.D.) and Javier Martin Morillas went to three sets, with Morillas winning by scores of 6-7, 6-3, 10-1.

UND falls to 1-4 on the season with the loss.

North Dakota will now travel to the west coast for three matches. They will take on Portland State at 12:30 p.m. on March 10.

Montana State 7, North Dakota 0

Singles competition

1. BRANDES, Nick (MSU) def. OOTHOUDT, Josh (UND_M) 6-3, 6-4

2. MARTIN-MORILLAS, J. (MSU) def. MCGUIGAN, Ryan (UND_M) 6-7, 6-3, 10-1

3. SCHLEUTER, Markus (MSU) def. OBERLE, Conner (UND_M) 6-2, 6-4

4. CAMPOS, Diego (MSU) def. LEE, Joe (UND_M) 6-0, 6-0

5. JAMES, Harry (MSU) def. BIERNAT, Will (UND_M) 6-0, 6-3

6. SIVASUBRAMANIAM, P. (MSU) def. BERGSTROM, David (UND_M) 6-3, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. OOTHOUDT, Josh/OBERLE, Conner (UND_M) def. BRANDES, Nick/CAMPOS, Diego (MSU) 8-5

2. SCHLEUTER, Markus/MARTIN-MORILLAS, J. (MSU) def. MCGUIGAN, Ryan/LEE, Joe (UND_M) 8-6

3. SIVASUBRAMANIAM, P./JAMES, Harry (MSU) def. VIGEN, Jared/BERGSTROM, David (UND_M) 8-5

UND remains No. 8 spot in latest poll
The University of North Dakota retained its No. 8 ranking in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women's College Hockey Poll released Tuesday. MORE
Skate with men’s hockey team at Engelstad Arena
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Members of the U.S. Bank and Midco Sports Network Jr. Champions can skate with the University of North Dakota men's hockey team on Sunday, Nov. 2, at Ralph Engelstad Arena. MORE
Martin tied for fourth after opening day in Omaha
Junior Sadie Martin is tied for fourth after an opening-round 78 (+6) at the Creighton Classic on Monday. MORE
North Dakota stays put in latest national polls
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – When Providence College visits North Dakota for a non-conference series this weekend, it will be the first matchup at Ralph Engelstad Arena in three years to feature a pair of... MORE
MacMillan, LaDue claim weekly NCHC honors
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota senior forward Mark MacMillan and sophomore defenseman Paul LaDue were recognized today by the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) after... MORE
The event is free of charge and is exclusive to Jr. Champions members.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Members of the U.S. Bank and Midco Sports Network Jr. Champions can skate with the University of North Dakota men's hockey team on...  MORE
Junior Sadie Martin is six shots off the lead after the opening round of the Creighton Classic.
Junior Sadie Martin is tied for fourth after an opening-round 78 (+6) at the Creighton Classic on Monday.  MORE
Third-ranked UND will host fifth-ranked Providence this weekend at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – When Providence College visits North Dakota for a non-conference series this weekend, it will be the first matchup at Ralph...  MORE
LaDue (6) was named NCHC Defenseman of the Week after a 5-point series.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota senior forward Mark MacMillan and sophomore defenseman Paul LaDue were recognized today by the National...  MORE
No. 9 UND takes on No. 1 Minnesota this weekend, Oct. 24-25, in Minneapolis.
The University of North Dakota women's hockey team garnered 20 points for ninth place in the latest USCHO.com Division I Women's Poll released on...  MORE

advertisement