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

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at Drake Invite
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