09/17 Men's Tennis Final
Ohio Northern
Trine (Ind.)

Men's Tennis defeats Concordia (Wis.) in First Round of NCAA III Tournament

Men's Tennis defeats Concordia (Wis.) in First Round of NCAA III Tournament

By: Andrew Korba

| NCAA III Tournament |

WHITEWATER (Wis.) -- The Ohio Northern men's tennis team picked up a 5-0 win over Concordia (Wis.) on a chilly Friday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA III Tournament.

The Polar Bears have now won 17 straight matches and improve to 19-4 on the season. The Falcons end their season at 16-10.

ONU now advances to the second round and will face No. 8-ranked Trinity (Tex.) on Saturday afternoon at 3 pm CST.

Northern began play by sweeping all three doubles courts.

The tandem of freshman John Mostowy and junior Josh Saunders got the Polar Bears on the board first with an 8-4 win at No. 2 doubles.

Sophomore Sam Prewitt and junior Blake Troller scored a 9-7 win at No. 3 doubles.

Senior Joey Frank and junior Do Thai erased a 5-7 deficit to pick up a 9-8 (4) win at No. 1 doubles to complete the sweep.

In singles play, Troller won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 5 singles.

Mostowy would clinch the match, with a 6-1, 6-1 win at the No. 4 singles position.

"We came out a little bit slow today," said head coach Bob Rohan. "Once we got into a little bit of a flow, we started to play better. I am proud of the guys for picking up another NCAA win for the program."

ONU has now recorded a win the NCAA III Tournament in four of its five appearances.

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