Green Bay Opens Spring Break Trip with 7-0 Win Over Webber

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Release: March 13, 2012
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Green Bay defeated Webber 7-0 on Monday.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

ORLANDO (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's tennis team (9-3) began its spring break trip to Orlando, Fla., with a 7-0 victory on Monday against Webber International University (11-4) - the 18th-ranked NAIA school in the country.

The Phoenix began the match by dominating the three doubles contests to earn the doubles point. Freshmen Felix Goepper (Seelbach, Germany) and Michael Tenzer (Neuried, Germany) coasted past the Warriors' duo of Daniel Spurny and Joonas Jalkanen 8-1 at the top spot, while Michael Tebon (Excelsior, Minn.) and Paul Swanson (Coon Rapids, Minn.) also earned an 8-1 result at the No. 3 spot.

The Phoenix won all but won singles match in straight sets. Junior Erik Finkenbrink (Duelman, Germany) defeated Spurny 6-3, 6-4 at No. 1, while Swanson took down Jalkanen 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2. Green Bay junior Craig Cox (Surrey, England) recovered after dropping his opening set (6-3) to Webber's Alwin Leysner, rallying back for the 3-6, 6-1, 6-0 victory in the No. 5 slot.

Green Bay returns to action on Wednesday in Orlando with a 6 p.m. contest against Lynn University - the fifth-ranked Division II squad, followed by a 2 p.m. meeting with Abraham Baldwin on Thursday.

Doubles
No. 1 - Felix Goepper/Michael Tenzer (GB) def. Daniel Spurny/Joonas Jalkanen (WEB) 8-1
No. 2 - Craig Cox/Erik Finkenbrink (GB) def. Carl Ackered/Tyler Heath (WEB) 8-2
No. 3 - Michael Tebon/Paul Swanson (GB) def. Alwin Leysner/Milo Quiroz (WEB) 8-1

Singles
No. 1 - Erik Finkenbrink (GB) def. Daniel Spurny (WEB) 6-3, 6-4
No. 2 - Paul Swanson (GB) def. Joonas Jalkanen (WEB) 6-2, 6-1
No. 3 - Michael Tenzer (GB) def. Carl Ackered (WEB) 6-1, 6-0
No. 4 - Felix Goepper (GB) def. Tyler Heath (WEB) 6-4, 6-1
No. 5 - Craig Cox (GB) def. Alwin Leysner (WEB) 3-6, 6-1, 6-0
No. 6 - Christoph Hopfe (GB) def. Milo Quiroz (WEB) 6-1, 6-2

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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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