stop
Courtesy: Eric Classen, UNDsports.com
UND will continue Big Sky play on Sunday against Portland State.
UND blanked by Montana State in Big Sky opener
Courtesy: Michelle Hamilton, UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 03/08/2013
Print RSS
Related Links

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

Junior Geno Crandall scored 20 points and equaled his career-high with five steals, but UND fell to NDSU 88-79 on Saturday at the Betty.
North Dakota State got a season-high 30 points from Paul Miller and opened the game on an 11-0 run to knock off North Dakota 88-79 Saturday at the...  MORE
Michael Quesenberry won the mixed shot put today at the Intersquad meet.
Before heading into its holiday break, the University of North Dakota track and field team hosted its second annual Green and Black Intersquad meet.  MORE
Fallyn Freije etched a new career high with 26 points in Saturday's win.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- Fallyn Freije scored a career-high 26 points and added 12 rebounds while Lexi Klabo complemented her effort with 23 points and 10...  MORE
Christian Wolanin scores on SCSU goalie Jeff Smith in the shootout to give UND the extra NCHC point.
North Dakota battled No. 2 St. Cloud State to a 2-2 overtime tie and Christian Wolanin scored the shootout winner to vault UND into a first-place tie...  MORE
Last Friday, the UND track and field team opened the indoor season at South Dakota State. Tomorrow, the Fighting Hawks will get to try out some home...  MORE
Uploaded Ad

Extras for the North Dakota fan

Partnership Opportunities
SitDownAndCheer
Mobile Apps