GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The North Dakota men’s tennis team fell to Big Sky Conference opponent Eastern Washington by a score of 4-3 on Sunday afternoon at Choice Health and Fitness Center.
Eastern Washington edged UND in No. 3 doubles by a score of 8-7 (7-2) and North Dakota rallied in No. 2 doubles, winning with a score of 8-6.
The Eagles played strong throughout singles action, earning four points.
Oothoudt earned a point for UND in No. 3 singles, defeating Luke Thompson in three sets.
Freshman Dustin Britton (Plymouth, Minn.) beat Stefan Farrar in No. 5 singles.
UND will travel to Omaha, Nebraska on March 7 to play Creighton at 9:00 a.m.
No. 1 Robert Dula (EWU) def. Ryan McGuigan (UND), 6-1, 6-1
No. 2 Eduardo Bringold (EWU) def. Connor Oberle (UND), 6-2, 6-4
No. 3 Josh Oothoudt (UND) def. Luke Thompson (EWU), 7-6 (7-3), 6-0
No. 4 Wacil Bendjelti (EWU) def. Grant Bakke (UND), 6-3, 1-6, 6-1
No. 5 Dustin Britton (UND) def. Stefan Farrar (EWU), 6-4, 0-6, 7-6
No. 6 Matt Boyle (EWU) def. David Bergstrom (UND), 7-5, 7-6 (7-4)