Green Bay Concludes Action at Stan Drobac Invite

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Release: October 10, 2010
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The Phoenix is next in action at the ITA Regionals Oct. 21-24 at Notre Dame.

EAST LANSING, Mich. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's tennis team continued its fall season over the weekend at the Stan Drobac Invitational, hosted by Michigan State. The Phoenix went head-to-head with Morehead State, Detroit and Xavier on Friday and Saturday before wrapping up singles and doubles action on Sunday against competition from Michigan State and Ball State.

Green Bay had a strong showing on Friday, earning wins in seven of eight singles matches as well as three of the four doubles matches against Horizon League foe Detroit. Junior Paul Swanson (Coon Rapids, Minn.) won at No. 1 singles, defeating Alex Latosinsky 6-3, 6-1. Senior Fabian Gogolin (Cologne, Germany) teamed up with sophomore Craig Cox (Surrey, England) at the No. 1 doubles spot to defeat the Titans duo of Chris Chueng and David Stabley 9-8 (3).

On Saturday, the Phoenix took five of its six singles matches against Morehead State, as Swanson again won in the No. 1 singles slot. Swanson defeated Eagles junior Bradley Bryan 6-0, 6-0. Green Bay also earned four wins in its competition with Xavier on Saturday - three in singles action as well as one doubles match.

The Phoenix faced strong competition on Sunday, taking on players from Michigan State and Ball State. Green Bay earned five victories on the final day of the invite, winning a pair of doubles matches and three singles matches. Sophomore Erik Finkenbrink (Duelman, Germany) and Swanson teamed up to defeat the Ball State pair of Andres Monroy and Derek Carpenter 9-8 in No. 2 doubles. At No. 5 singles, Gogolin earned a win over Shaun Bussert 6-3, 6-2.

Green Bay will continue its fall slate at the ITA Regionals Oct. 21-24 at Notre Dame University.

Day One Results

Green Bay vs. Morehead State (Doubles)

1. Eric Finkenbrink and Fabian Gogolin (GB) def. Bradley Brig and Lovell Metcalf (MHS), 9-8 (7-1)

2. Chris Shalik and Hugo Almonte (MHS) def. Henning Jess and Craig Cox (GB), 9-8 (7-2)

3. David Clifford and Nathan Martin (MHS) def. Christoph Hopfe and Paul Swanson (GB), 8-5

4. Mike Wesley and Josh Oothoudt (GB) def. Chase Kindred and XAVIER (MHS), 8-4

Green Bay vs. Detroit (Doubles)

1. Fabian Gogolin and Craig Cox (GB) def. Chris Chueng and David Stabley (UD), 9-8 (3)

2. Erik Finkenbrink and Henning Jess (GB) def. Cesar Escobar and Alex Latosinsky (UD), 8-6

3. Pablo Nunez and Dean Butts (UD) def. Josh Oothoudt and Mike Wesley (GB), 8-5

4. Paul Swanson and Christoph Hopfe (GB) def. Larry Brown (UD) and Will Davis (MSU), 8-3

Green Bay vs. Detroit (Singles)

1. Paul Swanson (GB) def. Alex Latosinsky (UD), 6-3, 6-1

2. Erik Finkenbrink (GB) def. Chris Cheung (UD), 6-2, 6-2

3. Craig Cox (GB) def. Cesar Escobar (UD), 7-6 (6) 4-1

4. Christoph Hopfe (GB) def. Pablo Nunez (UD), 6-4, 6-3

5. Fabian Gogolin (GB) def. Dean Butts (UD), 6-0, 6-2

6. Henning Jess (GB) def. David Stabley (UD), 6-3, 7-6 (3)

7. Josh Oothoudt (GB) def. Larry Brown (UD), 6-1, 6-1

8. Will Davis (MSU) def. Mike Wesley (GB), 7-5, 6-2

Day Two Results

Green Bay vs. Morehead State (Singles)

1. Swanson (GB) def. Bryan (MHS), 6-0, 6-0

2. Finkenbrink (GB) vs. Clifford (MHS), 7-5(5), 6-3

3. Cox (GB) def. Almonte (MHS), 6-0, 6-4

4. Hopfe (GB) def. Martin (MHS), 6-2, 6-0

5. Gogolin (GB) def. Shafik (MHS), 6-4, 6-1

6. Medcalf (MHS) def. Jess (GB), 3-6, 6-3, 11-9

Green Bay vs. Morehead State (Doubles)

1. Finkenbrink and Gogolin (GB) def. Bryan and Medcalf (MHS), 9-8(1)

2. Shafik and Almonte (MHS) def. Jess and Cox (GB), 9-8(2)

3. Clifford and Martin (MHS) def. Hofpe and Swanson (GB)

4. Wesley Oothoudt (GB) def. Kindred and (Xavier Player), 8-4

Xavier vs. Green Bay (Doubles)

1.  Deye and Starr (Xav) def. Gogolin and Cox (GB), 8-6

2.  Finkenbrink and Swanson (GB) def. Bandy and Roebker (Xav), 9-8(5)

3.  Diaz and Pretorious (Xav) def. Hopfe and Jess (GB), 8-5

4.  Macdonald and Mei (Xav) def. Oothoudt and Wesley (GB), 8-4

Xavier vs. Green Bay (Singles)

1. Deye (Xav) def. Swanson (GB), 6-3, 6-2

2. Finkenbrink (GB) def. Roebker (Xav), 4-6, 6-4, 1-0(8)

3. Cox (GB) def. Canelas (Xav), 7-5, 6-0

4. MacDonald (Xav) def. Hopfe (GB), 7-5, 6-0

5. Mei (Xav) def. Gogolin (GB), 2-6, 6-2, 1-0(6)

6. Bandy (Xav) def. Jess (GB), 6-3, 6-1

7. Oothoudt (GB) def. Starr (Xav), 6-3, 3-6, 1-0(2)

8. Pretorious (Xav) def. Wesley (GB), 6-1, 6-7(5), 1-0(9)

Day Three Results

Singles

1. Bogatov(MSU) def. Swanson (GB), 6-3, 6-1

2. Hulewicz (MSU) def. Finkenbrink (GB), 6-4, 6-4

3. Brym (BSU) def. Cox (GB), 3-6, 6-3 (3) 

4. Monroy (BSU) def. Hopfe (GB), 3-6, 6-3 (3)

5. Gogolin (GB) def. Bussert (BSU), 6-3, 6-2

6. Jess (GB) def. Sansorne (BSU), 6-4, 6-3 

7. Carpenter (BSU) def. Oothoudt (GB), 6-2, 6-4

8. Wesley (GB) def. Wegener (BSU), 1-6, 6-3 (10-6)

Doubles

1. Alberton/Smith (BSU) def. Gogolin/Cox (GB), 8-3

2. Finkenbrink/Swanson (GB) def. Monroy/Carpenter (BSU), 9-8 

3. Norville/Lied (MSU) def. Jess/Oothoudt (GB), 8-4 

4. Hopfe/Wesley (GB) def. Bryan/Smith (BSU), 8-6

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