stop
Courtesy: Eric Classen, UNDsports.com
UND will play for its first victory Saturday afternoon against Western Illinois.
UND shutout by Drake in season opener
Courtesy: Michelle Hamilton, UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 02/16/2013
Send Mail Print RSS
Related Links

Des Moines, Iowa - The University of North Dakota men's tennis team competed in its first match since the 1989-1990 season Saturday morning falling to Drake 7-0 at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.

"Overall I was pleased with the effort," Head Coach Tom Wynne said. "Drake is the best team UND has ever played and is a top 30 team. It was a tough was to start our season and first match in 30 years, but we'll learn and move on."

Drake started the match strong by winning the doubles point with scores of 8-6, 8-2, and 8-6.

UND was also shutout in singles competition. The closest match was between junior Grant Bakke (Bismarck, N.D.) and Ryan Drake which resulted in a 6-3, 6-3 victory for Drake.

The team will look to rebound this afternoon when it takes on Western Illinois at 2 p.m. at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.

Drake 7, North Dakota 0

Singles competition

1. GOODMAN, Robin (DU_M) def. OOTHOUDT, Josh (UND_M) 6-0, 6-0

2. SALIBASIC, Alen (DU_M) def. MCGUIGAN, Ryan (UND_M) 6-1, 6-2

3. MULLIS, Ben (DU_M) def. OBERLE, Connor (UND_M) 6-3, 6-1

4. LOTT, Ben (DU_M) def. LEE, Joe (UND_M) 6-2, 6-1

5. TESMER, Grant (DU_M) def. BIERNAT, Will (UND_M) 6-0, 6-1

6. DRAKE, Ryan (DU_M) def. BAKKE, Grant (UND_M) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. LOTT, Ben/SALIBASIC, Alen (DU_M) def. OBERLE, Connor/OOTHOUDT, Josh (UND_M) 8-6

2. GOODMAN, Robin/MULLIS, Ben (DU_M) def. BAKKE, Grant/MCGUIGAN, Ryan (UND_M) 8-2

3. DRAKE, Ryan/TESMER, Grant (DU_M) def. BERGSTROM, David/VIGEN, Jared (UND_M) 8-6

Emily Bell leads UND with a .387 batting average.
The North Dakota softball team heads to the Southwest this weekend, taking part in the New Mexico State Round Robin in Las Cruces, N.M., March 6-8.  MORE
North Dakota needs one point at Miami to claim the Penrose Cup outright.
Top-ranked North Dakota closes out the regular season at fifth-ranked Miami with a chance to secure the Penrose Cup outright as NCHC regular-season...  MORE
Senior LB Will Ratelle and the rest of his UND teammates will get spring practices underway on Friday, March 27 at Memorial Stadium.
University of North Dakota head football coach Bubba Schweigert announced the dates for his team's 2015 spring practices on Wednesday.  MORE
Shelby Amsley-Benzie was named the WCHA's Outstanding Student-Athlete, Goaltending Champion and earned All-WCHA First Team honors.
Three UND women's hockey players were honored by the WCHA with annual awards on Wednesday, collecting five honors between them.  MORE
The UND Coaches Show begins at 6:30 p.m. live from the Ground Round.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Three University of North Dakota head coaches will be among the guests on tonight's UND Coaches Show live from the Ground Round...  MORE
Uploaded Ad

Extras for the North Dakota fan

Champions Ball 2015 Save The Date
Mobile Apps
Buy Tickets
UND Insider