The meet was shortened after UND clinched the win with victories in the No. 2, No. 4, and No. 6 singles matches. The No. 1, No. 3, and No. 5 singles matches went unfinished.
North Dakota started the day with wins at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles. Travis Lau and Dustin Britton won their first Big Sky No. 1 doubles match of the season, winning 6-2, while Ty Misialek and Simon Danyluk improved to 3-3 in conference doubles action.
Lau was the first Fighting Hawk to claim a singles win on the day, winning his No. 2 match, 6-4, 6-2. It was his second-straight Big Sky singles win.
In the No. 4 singles match, Alex Mailes posted a 6-4, 6-1 win for his second straight singles win.
Matt Hokanson’s win in the No. 6 singles match was the clincher for UND, as the sophomore won, 6-3, 6-4, for his first career singles win.
UND returns to the courts at Choice Health and Fitness next weekend for a single dual against Gustavus Adolphus on Saturday, March 18, at 5 p.m. (CT).
North Dakota 4, Southern Utah 0
1. Britton, Dustin (UND) vs. TORDOFF, Conor (SUU) 7-6, 3-1, unfinished
2. Lau, Travis (UND) def. ALBA, Micah (SUU) 6-4, 6-2
3. Misialek, Ty (UND) vs. FEIGIN, Guy (SUU) 6-3, 3-6, 0-1, unfinished
4. Mailes, Alex (UND) def. ENRIQUE SCHMIDT,Nico (SUU) 6-4, 6-1
5. Danyluk, Simon (UND) vs. PALACIO, Sergio (SUU) 6-3, 5-6, unfinished
6. Hokanson, Matt (UND) def. RUPA, Cedric (SUU) 6-3, 6-4
1. Britton, Dustin/Lau, Travis (UND) def. ALBA, Micah/ENRIQUE SCHMIDT,Nico (SUU) 6-2
2. Misialek, Ty/Danyluk, Simon (UND) def. RUPA, Cedric/TORDOFF, Conor (SUU) 6-3
3. FEIGIN, Guy/PALACIO, Sergio (SUU) def. Hokanson, Matt/Mailes, Alex (UND) 6-4