Toledo Cruises Past Wisconsin-Green Bay 5-2 in Non-Conference Match
MILWAUKEE, WI - Toledo continued its recent success on the road by delivering Wisconsin-Green Bay a 5-2 loss at Marquette's Helfaer Tennis Center. UT improves to 13-6 on the season a day after beating MU by the same score on Saturday night in Milwaukee.
"Our guys are realizing just how good they really are," UT head coach Al Wermer said. "Week-in-and-week-out they're showing their toughness and spirit. These wins make us even more motivated to come to practice next week and work even harder."
The Midnight Blue & Gold began the match by winning two of the three doubles flights for the early point over the 2012 Horizon League champions. Sophomore Grant Adams teamed up with senior Francisco Stuardo to win the second flight 9-7. Senior Bryant Dudzik and freshman Ryan Jorgensen clinched the advantage by claiming the third match 8-5.
In singles competition, the Rockets cleaned up the final three flights to seal the match. Sophomore Nicky Wong and Weigand each won in straight sets at the No. 4 and 5 spots, respectively. Then, Dudzik fought through a tough three-set match at the sixth position by winning 6-3 in the final set.
Adams also notched a straight-set victory at the second singles flight.
Toledo leaves for its Spring Break trip to California this week. UT is scheduled to play Loyola Marymount at 10:00 a.m. PT on Thursday, Feb. 28. Following that match, the Rockets will begin play at the Pacific Coast Championships in La Jolla, CA which runs through Sunday, March 3.
Toledo 5, Wisconsin-Green Bay 2
1. Finkenbrink/Cox def. Stillman/Wong 8-6
2. Adams/Stuardo def. Tenzer/Scott 9-7
3. Dudzik/Jorgensen def. Isaaks/Tebon 8-5
1. Tenzer def. Stillman 6-1, 6-2
2. Adams def. Finkenbrink 7-5, 6-3
3. Cox def. Stuardo 5-7, 7-6, 6-2
4. Wong def. Gomez Islinger 6-4, 6-3
5. Weigand def. Leto 6-4, 6-3
6. Dudzik def. Isaaks 6-4, 3-6, 6-3