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North Central College Men Team News
Men's Tennis Knocks Off Lake Forest, 5-4
Monday, 04/06/2009

Contact: Mark Albanese, Assistant Sports Information Director, 630-637-5302

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (Apr. 4, 2009)-- 
The North Central College men's tennis squad extended its win streak to three after defeating Lake Forest College (Ill.) 5-4 in a non-conference dual match.

In doubles, Sam Sweeney and Matt Boguslawski earned the 8-2 win over Alex Presman and Jason Wiznitzer in No.1 action for the team's only doubles victory. The win was the duo's sixth straight win, improving their season mark to 10-3.

In singles, Sweeney and Boguslawski continued to take care of business, each earning individual victories, playing in the No. 1 and No. 2 positions, respectively. Sweeney posted a 6-2, 6-1 win over Presman while Boguslawski needed three sets to retire Jon Flaksman, 4-6, 7-5, 10-5. In No.4 singles, Josh Clay won his third straight match, cruising to the 6-1, 6-3 win while Ben Youel continued to impress, winning 7-5, 6-1 over Nick Cantor. The win was Youel's third straight, improving his season record to 5-1.

With the win, North Central improves to 8-5 while the Foresters fall to 7-2. The Cardinals return to the court on Monday, facing Concordia University Chicago at 3 p.m. at Naperville North where the team will look to remain unbeaten within the city limits.

Box Score:
North Central College 5, Lake Forest College 4
1.) Sam Sweeney (NCC) def. Alex Presman (LFC) 6-1, 6-2.
2.) Matt Boguslawski (NCC) def. Jon Flaksman (LFC) 4-6, 7-5, 1-0(5).
3.) Andrew Fretter (LFC) def. Eric McKee (NCC) 6-1, 7-5.
4.) Josh Clay (NCC) def. Joe Campagna (LFC) 6-3, 6-2.
5.) Chris Paterakos (LFC) def. Chris Bennorth (NCC) 7-5, 6-0.
6.) Ben Youel (NCC) def. Nick Cantor (LFC) 7-5, 6-1.
(Order of finish: 1,5,4,3,6,2)
1.) Sweeney/Boguslawski (NCC) def. Presman/Wiznitzer (LFC) 8-2.
2.) Flaksman/Fretter (LFC) def. Clay/McKee (LFC) 8-4.
3.) Campagna/Paterakos (LFC) def. Youel/Bennorth (NCC) 8-0.
(Order of finish: 3,1,2)