Green Knights Fall to Augustana and UW-Oshkosh

From Sports Information Director, February 20, 2010 | Men's Tennis
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

GREEN BAY - St. Norbert College lost a pair of dual matches to Augustana College and UW-Oshkosh at Western Racquet Club. The Green Knights fell 5-4 to Augustana and 9-0 to UW-Oshkosh.

St. Norbert and Augustana split the six singles matches but the Vikings tipped the Green Knights 2-1 in doubles action to claim the win. Jordan Bauer topped Adam DeSimone 7-6 (7-2), 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and Derek Harrington beat Will Palmer 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 singles. Eric Koppmann beat Nik Lehnert 6-1, 4-6, 10-7 at No. 3 singles to round out the Green Knights' singles wins.

Harrington and Nate Tackaberry beat Palmer and Jack Cullen 8-6 at No. 3 doubles for St. Norbert's last win. DeSimone and Mullin beat Koppmann and Mike Hyrczyk 9-8 (7-5) in the decisive match played at No. 1 doubles.

St. Norbert's closest match against Oshkosh came at No. 2 doubles, when the Titans' Dustin Blackburn and Nate Kilsdonk beat Nick Acosta and Bauer 9-8.