OSHKOSH, Wis. – Concordia University Wisconsin men's tennis dropped a non-conference match against UW-Oshkosh, 8-1, Friday night at the YMCA Tennis Center.
Junior Russell Johnson (Monticello, Wis.) earned the lone victory of the match for the Falcons as he netted a win at No. 2 singles. Johnson rallied for his win over Aidan Sauberlich as he dropped the opening set, 6-1 before taking set number two, 6-4. Johnson would go on to win the tiebreaker, 10-4.
Antoine Leon took his No. 5 singles match into a tiebreaker for CUW, but ultimately fell to Alex Yang. Leon's and Yang's final line read 4-6, 6-2 (10-3).
Doubles play saw action at No. 3 go down to the wire but the Falcon duo of Leon and Garrett Wells fell just short against the UWO team of Adam Kasper and Ross Kohlhase, 8-6.
CUW (0-3) will return to action March 1 when they take on St. Scholastica at the Paley Tennis Center. The match is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.
UW-Oshkosh 8, CUW 1
at Oshkosh, Wis. (YMCA Tennis Center)
1. Lewis, Kevin (UW-O) def. Turner, Skip (CUW) 6-1, 6-1
2. Johnson, Russell (CUW) def. Sauberlich, Aidan (UW-O) 6-1, 4-6, 10-4
3. Gillespie, Mike (UW-O) def. Shaffer, Taylor (CUW) 6-2, 6-0
4. Kasper, Adam (UW-O) def. Jones, Terry (CUW) 6-2, 7-5
5. Yang, Alex (UW-O) def. Leon, Antoine (CUW) 4-6, 6-2, 10-3
6. Greco, Anthony (UW-O) def. Hahn, Tunner (CUW) 6-4, 6-4
1. Brooks, Bobby/Lewis, Kevin (UW-O) def. Shaffer, Taylor/Turner, Skip (CUW) 8-2
2. Gillespie, Mike/Sauberlich, Aidan (UW-O) def. Johnson, Russell/Jones, Terry (CUW) 8-0
3. Kasper, Adam/Kohlhase, Ross (UW-O) def. Leon, Antoine/Wells, Garrett (CUW) 8-6
Concordia Wisconsin 0-3