LAS VEGAS, NEV. -- The North Dakota men's tennis team was shutout 7-0 by Ball State on Friday, March 14 in nonconference play.
Ball State won each of the doubles matches by a score of 8-2, earning the doubles point and gaining a 1-0 lead over UND.
North Dakota was unable to beat Ball State in singles action. The closest match was in No. 2 singles where senior Ryan McGuigan (Fargo, N.D.) fell to Ray Leonard by a score of 6-3 and 6-3.
UND will return to the court on Saturday afternoon when they play Northern Arizona at 4:00 p.m.
1. Patrick Elliott (BSU) def. Josh Oothoudt (NORTHDAK) 6-3, 6-0
2. Ray Leonard (BSU) def. Ryan McGuigan (NORTHDAK) 6-3, 6-3
3. Austin Smith (BSU) def. Connor Oberle (NORTHDAK) 6-1, 6-1
4. Lucas Andersen (BSU) def. Dustin Britton (NORTHDAK) 6-1, 6-2
5. Shashank Nautiyal (BSU) def. Grant Bakke (NORTHDAK) 6-1, 6-2
6. Patrick Downs (BSU) def. Jared Vigen (NORTHDAK) 6-1, 6-0
1. Josh Oothoudt/Grant Bakke (NORTHDAK) def. Ray Leonard/Austin Smith (BSU) 8-6
2. Patrick Elliott/Andrew Stutz (BSU) def. Ryan McGuigan/Connor Oberle (NORTHDAK) 8-2
3. Lucas Andersen/Matt Helm (BSU) def. David Bergstrom/Dustin Britton (NORTHDAK) 8-2