Phoenix Opens Florida Trip With Win Over Kennesaw State

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Release: March 17, 2013
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Finkenbrink (left) and Cox teamed up for a win at No. 1 doubles on Sunday.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

DELAND, Fla. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's tennis team (9-5) began a three-match stretch in the state of Florida on Sunday with a 5-2 win over Kennesaw State (3-9) in a neutral site contest at the Mandy Stoll Tennis Center on the campus of Stetson University.

The Phoenix was led by a pair of seniors, as Erik Finkenbrink (Duelmen, Germany) and Craig Cox (Surrey, England) each picked up a pair of victories. The two teamed up for an 8-4 win at No. 1 doubles to help Green Bay earn the doubles point, then Finkenbrink beat the Owls' Tobi Menhofer at No. 1 (5-7, 6-1, 10-2) and Cox knocked off Maksim Yorsh at No. 2 (6-3, 6-2).

Also earning singles wins for the Phoenix were freshmen Leopold Gomez Islinger (Weiden, Germany) at No. 3 and Rowan Isaaks (London, England) at No. 5.

Green Bay is back in action on Monday against Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton, Fla., at 1 p.m. The Phoenix then wraps up its trip to Florida on Wednesday against nationally-ranked Stetson at 2:30 p.m.

Green Bay 5, Kennesaw State 2
Singles

No. 1 - Erik Finkenbrink (GB) def. Tobi Menhofer (KU) 5-7, 6-1, 10-2
No. 2 - Craig Cox (GB) def. Maksim Yorsh (KU) 6-3, 6-2
No. 3 - Leopold Gomez Islinger (GB) def. Gianni Kubin (KU) 6-4, 6-0
No. 4 - Louis Theodor (KU) def. Howard Scott (GB) 6-4, 6-4
No. 5 - Rowan Isaaks (GB) def. Gokalp Ozdemir (KU) 6-2, 6-4
No. 6 - Alexander Pena (KU) def. Joey Leto (GB) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles
No. 1 - Craig Cox/Erik Finkenbrink (GB) def. Tobi Menhofer/Louis Theodor (KU) 8-4
No. 2 - Howard Scott/Michael Tebon (GB) vs. Gianni Kubin/Maksim Yorsh (KU) unfinished
No. 3 - Michael Tenzer/Joey Leto (GB) def. Gokalp Ozdemir/Alexander Pena (KU) 8-4

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