Sartell, MN.- The St. Cloud State University men’s tennis team continued to experience success with a convincing 9-0 victory over nearby Saint John’s University on March 27. With the victory the Huskies excel to an exceptional 18-2 record for the season.
SCSU commenced by collecting victories at all three positions during doubles competition. The duo of Wojciech Batorski and Mike Master capitalized with an 8-2 triumph. At #2 doubles, Ryan Schoenefeld and Shane Ecklund captured a 9-8 (7-4) win. Completing the sweep of the Johnnies came with success by Alex Lesiuk and Jeremy Thompson by a score of 8-2 at #3 doubles.
The Huskies used the momentum and posted wins in all six singles matches. Victories were secured by Wojciech Batorski (#1), Mike Master (#2), Kris Johnson (#3), Ryan Schoenefeld (#4), Shane Ecklund (#5) and Kevin Bauleke (#6).
SCSU will continue their season on March 28 against Minnesota State-Mankato in St. Peter, Minn. The match is slated to start at 4 p.m. on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College. Complete match results against Saint John’s University are listed below:
St. Cloud State: 9
Saint John’s: 0
1. Wojciech Batorski (SCSU) v. Mark Steelman (SJU) 6-1, 6-1
2. Mike Master (SCSU) v. Dutch Hansen (SJU) 6-1, 6-4
3. Kris Johnson (SCSU) v. Ian Hansen (SJU) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
4. Ryan Schoenefeld (SCSU) v. Luke Odegaard (SJU) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
5. Shane Ecklund (SCSU) v. Matt Peckskamp (SJU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Kevin Bauleke (SCSU) v. Chris Voigt (SJU) 6-2, 6-1
1. Batorski/Master (SCSU) v. Odegaard/ Steelman (SJU) 8-2
2. Schoenefeld/ Ecklund (SCSU) v. Kevin Goihl/D. Hansen (SJU) 9-8 (7-3)
3. Jeremy Thompson/Alex Lesiuk (SCSU) v. I. Hansen/Eric Inglis (SJU) 8-2