Sartell, MN.- The St. Cloud State University men’s tennis team furthered its winning season with a close 5-4 win against South Dakota State University, on March 21. This win moves the Huskies to an astounding 17-2 overall in the season.
SCSU started by collecting wins at #1 doubles, with Wojciech Batorski and Kris Johnson with an 8-2 victory. Rounding off the doubles victories came at #2, with Ryan Schoenefeld and Shane Ecklund, posting an 8-4 triumph.
The Huskies found other wins in singles, with 3 out of the 6 matches bringing home victories. Wins were found with Batorski (#1), Schoenefeld (#3) and Ecklund (#4).
SCSU will continue their season on March 27 with their final home match against St. John’s University. The match will be played at 5 p.m. at Gold’s Gym Tennis Center in Sartell. Complete match results against South Dakota State are listed below:
St. Cloud State: 5
South Dakota State: 4
- Wojciech Batorski (SCSU) v. Michael Engdahl (SDSU) 6-0, 6-2
- Justin Pyle (SDSU) v. Kris Johnson (SCSU) 2-6, 6-3, (10-4)
- Ryan Schoenefeld (SCSU) v. Wade Kippley (SDSU) 6-0, 6-2
- Shane Ecklund (SCSU) v. Alex Lausing (SDSU) 6-2, 6-2
- Evan Sims (SDSU) v. Kevin Bauleke (SCSU) 1-6, 7-5, (10-2)
- Jeff Hughes (SDSU) v. Joe Hodgson (SCSU) 3-6, 6-4, (10-2)
- Batorski/Johnson (SCSU) v. Engdahl/Lausing (SDSU) 8-2
- Schoenefeld/Ecklund (SCSU) v. Pyle/Sims (SDSU) 8-4
- Kippley/Hughes (SDSU) v. Bauleke/Jeremy Thompson (SCSU) 8-5