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Green Bay Men's Tennis Sweeps Olivet Nazarene, 7-0

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Release: March 23, 2016
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BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Appearing in its first match in 10 days, the Green Bay men’s tennis team swept Olivet Nazarene, 7-0, at the Snowbarger Athletic Complex in Bourbonnais, Ill.

The Phoenix were victorious in the afternoon’s opening doubles matches to take the point and the overall lead, 1-0. The Green Bay duo of Howard Scott and Joey Leto (6-0) and Matej Kostadinov and Miles McDowall (6-1) tallied wins at the No. 2 and No. 3 spots, respectively, while senior Leo Gomez Islinger and sophomore Florian Kraenzler went unfinished at No. 1.

In singles, Scott recorded a 6-1, 6-1, win over the Tigers’ Rodolfo Sanchez playing at No. 1 for the first time this season, while Leo Gomez Islinger notched a similar result at No. 2 against Alfonso Martinez (6-3, 6-2). The remaining four matches all came in straight sets, except Kraenzler’s tiebreak victory at No. 3, 6-4, 4-6, 11-9.   

Green Bay will now prepare for its 2016 Horizon League Conference, which begins on Sunday, March 27, against Detroit. First serve is slated for 2 p.m. from Western Racquet & Fitness Club.

Singles competition

1. Howard Scott (GB) def. Rodolfo Sanchez (ONU) 6-1, 6-1

2. Leo Gomez Islinger (GB) def. Alfonso Martinez (ONU) 6-3, 6-2

3. Florian Kraenzler (GB) def. Navarro Veys (ONU) 6-4, 4-6, 11-9

4. Joshua Schramm (GB) def. Juan Lopez-Isasi Morales (ONU) 6-4, 6-3

5. Charlie Ridout (GB) def. Tyler Cannon (ONU) 6-4, 6-1

6. Joey Leto (GB) def. Srdja Nikolic (ONU) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles competition

1. Rodolfo Sanchez/Juan Lopez-Isasi Morales (ONU) vs. Leo Gomez Islinger/Florian Kraenzler (GB) 2-4, unfinished

2. Howard Scott/Joey Leto (GB) def. Navarro Veys/Alfonso Martinez (ONU) 6-0

3. Miles McDowall/Matej Kostadinov (GB) def. Srdja Nikolic/Tyler Cannon (ONU) 6-1

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