Phoenix Wins Third Straight with Victory Over IUPUI

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Release: January 28, 2013
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Erik Finkenbrink (left) and Craig Cox won at No. 1 doubles on Sunday.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's tennis team (3-0) continued its hot start to the spring season, defeating IUPUI 7-0 on Sunday in a neutral-site contest at the Helfaer Tennis Stadium in Milwaukee. The win marked the third in as many days for the Phoenix.

Green Bay gained the early advantage, picking up the doubles point after a trio of tight matches. Seniors Craig Cox (Surrey, England) and Erik Finkenbrink (Duelmen, Germany) teamed up to win 8-6 over Jacob Bradley and Joel Modesitt at No. 1, while Howard Scott (Exeter, England) and Michael Tebon (Excelsior, Minn.) ensured the match's first point by picking up an 8-7 victory at No. 3 against Deon Shafer and Thomas Gans.

The Phoenix went on to win all six singles matches, including five of them in straight sets. Sophomore Michael Tenzer (Neuried, Germany) earned a win at the top spot, defeating IUPUI's Jason Jaruvang 6-3, 6-2, while Finkenbrink rolled past Gans 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2. The closest singles match of the day came between Cox and Shafer, one that saw Cox prevail 6-3, 2-6, 10-7.

Green Bay looks to keep its winning streak alive next weekend when it travels to Des Moines, Iowa to face UMKC on Saturday at 5 p.m. and Drake on Sunday at 11 a.m.

Singles
No. 1 - Michael Tenzer (GB) def. Jason Jaruvang (IUPUI) 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 - Erik Finkenbrink (GB) def. Thomas Gans (IUPUI) 6-0, 6-2
No. 3 - Craig Cox (GB) def. Deon Shafer (IUPUI) 6-3, 2-6, 10-7
No. 4 - Leopold Gomez Islinger (GB) def. Armaan Choudhary (IUPUI) 6-0, 6-1
No. 5 - Rowan Isaaks (GB) def. Joel Modesitt (IUPUI) 6-4, 6-1
No. 6 - Joey Leto (GB) def. Louis Sacks (IUPUI) 6-4, 7-5

Doubles
No. 1 - Craig Cox/Erik Finkenbrink (GB) def. Jacob Bradley/Joel Modesitt (IUPUI) 8-6
No. 2 - Michael Tenzer/Rowan Isaaks (GB) def. Pat O'Neill/Jason Jaruvang (IUPUI) unfinished (7-7)
No. 3 - Howard Scott/Michael Tebon (GB) def. Deon Shafer/Thomas Gans (IUPUI) 8-7

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SCHEDULE
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Friday , February 12
Men's Tennis 
at No. 23 Minnesota
6:00 PM
Minneapolis, Minn.
 
Friday , February 26
Men's Tennis 
vs. UW-Whitewater
6:30 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , March 05
Men's Tennis 
at No. 74 Wisconsin
11:00 AM
Madison, Wis.
 
Friday , March 11
Men's Tennis 
at Sacramento State Invite
TBA
Sacramento, Calif.
 
Tuesday , March 15
Men's Tennis 
at No. 75 Fresno State
12:00 PM
Fresno, Calif.
 
Wednesday, March 16
Men's Tennis 
at Nevada
1:00 PM
Reno, Nev.
 
Sunday , March 27
Men's Tennis 
vs. Detroit
10:00 AM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , April 09
Men's Tennis 
vs. Valparaiso
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , April 10
Men's Tennis 
vs. UIC
2:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , April 16
Men's Tennis 
at Youngstown State
TBA
Youngstown, Ohio
 
Sunday , April 17
Men's Tennis 
at Cleveland State
TBA
Cleveland, Ohio
 
Saturday , April 23
Men's Tennis 
at Wright State
3:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
 
Sunday , April 24
Men's Tennis 
at Northern Kentucky
TBA
Covington, Ky.
 
Friday , April 29
Men's Tennis 
at HL Championships
TBA
Ann Arbor, Mich.
 
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