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Grant Bakke had victories in both doubles and singles action.
Bakke, Oothoudt shine as UND falls to the Vikings
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Updated: Monday 03/29/2014 17:59:24 (ET)
by Michelle Hamilton, UND Athletics Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota men’s tennis team was defeated by Big Sky Conference opponent Portland State by a score of 4-2 on Saturday afternoon at Choice Health and Fitness Center.

The Vikings earned the doubles point to begin the match and take a 1-0 lead over UND.

At No. 1 doubles the duo of senior Josh Oothoudt (Minot, N.D.) and junior Grant Bakke (Bismarck, N.D.) were the lone winners for North Dakota. They defeated Brent Wheeler and Ian Risenhoover by a score of 8-3.

Portland State continued to have success throughout the match and earned three singles points.

Oothoudt beat Kacper Stelmaszak at No. 2 singles, 6-2, 6-3.

At No. 5 singles Bakke defeated Alex Marx with a score of 6-3 and 6-1.

UND falls to 2-5 in conference play and 3-12 overall with the defeat.

North Dakota will host South Dakota State on Tuesday, April 1 at 1:00 p.m. at Choice Health and Fitness Center.

Doubles Competition

No. 1 Josh Oothoudt and Grant Bakke (UND) def. Brent Wheeler and Ian Risenhoover (PSU), 8-3

No. 2 Wil Cochrane and Kacper Stelmaszak (PSU) def. Ryan McGuigan and Connor Oberle (UND), 8-5

No. 3 Alec Marx and Abhinav Mishra (PSU) def. David Bergstrom and Dustin Britton (UND), 8-5

Singles Competition

No. 1 Brent Wheeler (PSU) def. Ryan McGuigan (UND), 7-5, 7-5

No. 2 Josh Oothoudt (UND) def. Kacper Stelmaszak (PSU), 6-2, 6-3

No. 3 Wil Cochrane (PSU) def. Connor Oberle (UND), 6-3, 6-4

No. 4 Dustin Britton (UND) and Ian Risenhoover (PSU), 7-5 (Britton), 6-4 (Risenhoover), DNF

No. 5 Grant Bakke (UND) def. Alec Marx (PSU), 6-3, 6-1

No. 6 Abhinav Mishra (PSU) def. David Bergstrom (UND), 6-4, 6-2

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