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Men's Tennis - Thu, Apr. 18, 2013

ST. LOUIS- The Missouri Baptist men's tennis squad defeated Lindenwood-Belleville on Wednesday, 7-2. The Spartans completed the season sweep over the Lynx, as they defeated Lindenwood-Belleville on March 8.

The Spartans won all three doubles matches, while the top three singles players all recorded victories.

No. 1 Drew Morris beat Edwardo Garcia in straight sets, 7-5, 6-3 and also won in doubles, when he teamed up with Mike Rubinelli. The pair topped Garcia and Dylan Prosser, 8-4. No. 2 Rubinelli topped Prosser in straight sets in singles, 6-2, 6-0.

No. 3 Conner Stevenson took straight sets over Quoc Nyuyen, 6-0, 6-1. No. 4 Tanner Morris fell to Ryan Garside in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0. Morris redeemed himself with Stevenson in doubles by taking down Asad Shakoov and Christian Hamilton, 8-2.

No. 6 Kirk Tass gave the Spartans its final singles victory with a straight set victory over Christian Hamilton, 7-5, 6-3.

Cole Stevenson and Kirk Tass nearly shut out Ryan Garside and Rodney Atwaters in doubles, as they recorded an 8-1 victory.

Missouri Baptist improved to 3-7-1 with the win and will travel to Elsah, Ill. to take on Principia College on April 20 at 10 AM.

 

Doubles

1 Drew Morris and Mike Rubinelli MBU defeated Edwardo Garcia and Dylan Posser LB 8-4

2 Conner Stevenson and Tanner Morris MBU defeated Asad Shakoov and Christian Hamilton LB 8-2

3 Cole Stevenson and Kirk Tass MBU defeated Ryan Garside and Rodney Atwaters LB 8-1

Singles

1 Drew Morris MBU defeated Edwardo Garcia LB 7-5 6-3

2 Mike Rubinelli MBU defeated Dylan Prosser 6-2 6-0

3 Conner Stevenson MBU defeated Quoc Nyuyen LB 6-0 6-1

4 Ryan Garside LB defeated Tanner Morris MBU 6-3 6-0

5 Asad Shakoov LB defeated Tyler Cissell MBU 6-3 6-4

6 Kirk Tass MBU defeated Christian Hamilton LB 7-5 6-3