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Eagles edge Fighting Hawks
Courtesy: Toria Marturano, UND Media Relations
Release: 02/19/2018
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The University of North Dakota men's tennis team was taken down by Eastern Washington with a narrow 4-3 Monday loss morning at Choice Health & Fitness in Grand Forks.

In doubles competition, Eastern Washington edged UND in two out of the three matches to clinch the first point. In No. 2 doubles play, Davide Callegari and Ben Yeaker teamed up to defeat the Eagles Jeremy Field and Victor Pereira 7-6 (7-3).

Davide Callegari, Alex Mailes, and Hunter Terrell came up victorious in singles competiton, but it was still not enough for the Fighting Hawks to pick up the W on the day.  In No. 4 singles play, Callegari kept with his winning ways to defeat Martin Bats, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. In No. 5 singles Alex mailes topped Victor Pereira 6-3, 4-6, 10-5 for his second consecutive singles win of the week. While Hunter Terrell took down Ricardo Almeida 6-3 in both sets for his second collegiate win.

Although North Dakota lost the remaining match, the competition was stiff and entertaining. In No. 1 singles, Lukas Both was taken down by Scott Paz 6-1, 7-6 (7-5). Daniel Martinez was topped by Jeremy Field 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 in No. 2 singles. While Annei Laska was defeated by Falvien Raveau 6-3, 7-5 in No. 3 singles.

North Dakota continues competition Friday, March 2 at noon against Big Sky Conference opponent Weber State also at Choice Health & Fitness.

Eastern Washington 4, North Dakota 3

Singles competition

1. PAZ, Scott (EWU) def. Buth, Lukas (UND) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)

2. FIELD, Jeremy (EWU) def. Martinez, Daniel (UND) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2

3. RAVEAU, Flavien (EWU) def. Laska, Annei (UND) 6-3, 7-5

4. Callegari, Davide (UND) def. BATS, Martin (EWU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

5. Mailes, Alex (UND) def. PEREIRA, Victor (EWU) 6-3, 4-6, 10-5

6. Terrell, Hunter (UND) def. ALMEIDA, Ricardo (EWU) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. PAZ, Scott/RAVEAU, Flavien (EWU) def. Martinez, Daniel/Buth, Lukas (UND) 6-2

2. Callegari, Davide/Yeacker, Ben (UND) def. FIELD, Jeremy/PEREIRA, Victor (EWU) 7-6 (7-3)

3. ALMEIDA, Ricardo/BATS, Martin (EWU) def. Mailes, Alex/Laska, Annei (UND) 7-5

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