Green Bay Men Cruise Past Valparaiso

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Release: March 22, 2011
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Paul Swanson won at No. 2 singles on Saturday against Valpo.

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's team defeated Valparaiso 6-1 on Saturday at the Northwest Athletic Club in Michigan City, Ind., to improve to 8-4 overall and 2-0 in the Horizon League.

The Phoenix swept the three doubles matches and took five of the six singles matches in the win. Junior Paul Swanson (Coon Rapids, Minn.) won at No. 2 singles, defeating Valpo's Chris Baum 6-4, 7-5, then teamed up with sophomore Craig Cox (Surrey, England) for an 8-1 win at No. 3 doubles. Cox also won at No. 3 singles, beating Kevin DeHerrera 6-1, 6-1.

The Green Bay men's tennis team is back in action on Saturday, March 26 when it takes on Cleveland State at 4 p.m.

Green Bay 6, Valpo 1
Singles

1. Jose Gaspar (VALPO) def. Erik Finkenbrink (GB) 6-4, 6-4
2. Paul Swanson (GB) def. Chris Baum (VALPO) 6-4, 7-5
3. Craig Cox (GB) def. Kevin DeHerrera (VALPO) 6-1, 6-1
4. Christoph Hopfe (GB) def. Eric Honert (VALPO) 6-4, 6-4
5. Fabian Gogolin (GB) def. Adam Whitmer (VALPO) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
6. Henning Jess (GB) def. Siddarth Mehta (VALPO) 7-5, 6-0

Doubles
1. Christoph Hopfe/Fabian Gogolin (GB) def. Eric Honert/Jose Gaspar (VALPO) 8-7 (7-5)
2. Erik Finkenbrink/Josh Oothoudt (GB) def. Adam Whitmer/Chris Baum (VALPO) 8-4
3. Craig Cox/Paul Swanson (GB) def. Kyle Stump/Kevin DeHerrera (VALPO) 8-1

INSIDE MEN'S TENNIS
SCHEDULE
Sunday , March 26
Men's Tennis 
vs. Northern Kentucky
10:00 AM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
Sunday , April 02
Men's Tennis 
at Detroit Mercy
9:00 AM
Detroit, Mich.
 
Friday , April 14
Men's Tennis 
at Valparaiso
10:00 AM
Valparaiso, Ind.
 
Saturday , April 15
Men's Tennis 
at UIC
2:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
 
Saturday , April 22
Men's Tennis 
vs. Youngstown State
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
Sunday , April 23
Men's Tennis 
vs. Cleveland State
11:30 AM
Green Bay, Wis. (Western Racquet)
 
Friday , April 28
Men's Tennis 
at TBD
TBA
West Lafayette, Ind. (Purdue University)
 
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