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Grant Bakke won both of his singles competitions this weekend in Omaha, Neb.
Bakke shines as UND falls to Creighton University
Courtesy: Michelle Hamilton, UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 02/23/2013
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Omaha, Neb. - The University of North Dakota men's tennis team was defeated by Creighton University on Saturday evening by a score of 5-2 at the Hanscom Tennis Center.

In doubles competition, the lone winners for UND came from the duo of juniors Ryan McGuigan (Fargo, N.D.) and Grant Bakke (Bismarck, N.D.) who defeated Elliott Baker and Brandon Lee 8-4 in No. 2 doubles. Creighton earned the doubles point.

Bakke also won his singles competition by beating Quinn Dippel 6-1, 1-6, 6-1 in No. 5 singles. The other singles winner for UND was junior Josh Oothoudt (Minot, N.D.) who defeated Ryan Norman 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.

North Dakota will be idle until March 8 when it plays its first home match of the season against Montana State at Choice Health and Fitness Center.

Creighton 5, North Dakota 2

Singles competition

1. Josh Oothoudt (UND) def. Ryan Norman (CU) 6-1, 6-3

2. Sean Mathison (CU) def. Ryan McGuigan (UND) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

3. Elliott Baker (CU) def. Connor Oberle (UND) 6-1, 6-1

4. Brandon Lee (CU) def. Joe Lee (UND) 6-2, 6-4

5. Grant Bakke (UND) def. Quinn Dippel (CU) 6-1, 1-6, 6-1

6. Anthony Rauschenbach (CU) def. Will Biernat (UND) 6-2, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Ryan Norman/Nick Thompson (CU) def. Connor Oberle/Josh Oothoudt (UND) 8-5

2. Ryan McGuigan/Grant Bakke (UND) def. Elliott Baker/Brandon Lee (CU) 8-4

3. Sean Mathison/August Nysted (CU) def. Jared Vigen/David Bergstrom (UND) 8-2

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