Cheney, Wash. - The North Dakota men's tennis team was shut out by Eastern Washington by a score of 7-0 at the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse on Tuesday afternoon.
Eastern Washington won the doubles point. In No. 2 doubles, juniors Grant Bakke (Bismarck, N.D.) and Ryan McGuigan (Fargo, N.D.) were defeated in a close match against Aaron Lince and Eduardo Bringold by a score of 8-6. Freshman Will Biernat (Eagan, Minn.) and sophomore Joe Lee (Grand Forks, N.D.) lost to Kyle Koetje and Tomas Araguiz by a score of 8-0 in No. 3 doubles.
UND was also held scoreless in singles competition.
North Dakota is now 1-5 on the season.
The team will look for its first Big Sky Conference win tomorrow afternoon against Portland State.
Eastern Washington 7, North Dakota 0
1. COHEN, Joseph (EWUM) def. OOTHOUDT, Josh (UND_M) 6-3, 6-1
2. MARTINEZ, Eduardo (EWUM) def. MCGUIGAN, Ryan (UND_M) 6-4, 6-2
3. ARANGUIZ, Tomas (EWUM) def. OBERLE, Connor (UND_M) 6-3, 6-1
4. KOETJE, Kyle (EWUM) def. LEE, Joe (UND_M) 6-3, 6-3
5. BRINGOLD, Eduardo (EWUM) def. BAKKE, Grant (UND_M) 8-4
6. FARRAR, Stefan (EWUM) def. BIERNAT, Will (UND_M) 8-7 (7-5)
1. COHEN, Joseph/MARTINEZ, Eduardo (EWUM) vs. OBERLE, Connor/OOTHOUDT, Josh (UND_M) 7-7 (40-15), unfinished
2. LINCE, Aaron/BRINGOLD, Eduardo (EWUM) def. BAKKE, Grant/MCGUIGAN, Ryan (UND_M) 8-6
3. KOETJE, Kyle/ARANGUIZ, Tomas (EWUM) def. BIERNAT, Will/LEE, Joe (UND_M) 8-0