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Men's Tennis Earns 6-3 Victory Over Principia College

Men's Tennis Earns 6-3 Victory Over Principia College

Elsah, IL ( UW-Eau Claire's men's tennis squad earned a 6-3 win over Principia College on Saturday.


The Blugolds' bouncing back after losing their last four duals got out to a good start in doubles play. Eau Claire won two of three doubles matches, starting with a win for Zach Janssen (Green Bay, Wis./ Notre Dame) and partner Grant Mauthe (Neenah, Wis.) at number one doubles. The pair defeated Sovie/Dale (PC) 8-5, while Matt Gilbert (Minneapolis, Minn./ Washburn) and Adam Burk (Forest Lake, Minn/ Totino Grace) earned the Blugolds' second point at number three doubles. 

In singles action Matt Christensen (Rochester, Minn. /Century) kept things rolling with a three set win at number two singles, with Mauthe also earnign a three set win at number three singles. Burk defeated Kenworthy (PC) 6-4, 6-3 at number five singles and  Felipe Laporte (Curitiba, Brazil) earned a 6-0, 6-3 victory at number six singles. 

The Blugold men improve to 12-6 on the season and will host UW-La Crosse at 3:30pm on April 12. Follow the Blugolds on Blugold Game Day or on the 'UWEC Blugolds' app' on your mobile device.

UW-Eau Claire 6, Principa College 3
Singles competition
1. Daniel Gomez (PRIN) def. Zach Janssen (UWECM) 6-2, 6-2
2. Matt Christensen (UWECM) def. Wyatt Dale (PRIN) 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
3. Grant Mauthe (UWECM) def. Greg Sovie (PRIN) 3-6, 6-3, 6-0
4. Jules Kitchingman (PRIN) def. Daniel Schoen (UWECM) 6-3, 6-3
5. Adam Burk (UWECM) def. Nat Kenworthy (PRIN) 6-4, 6-3
6. Felipe Laporte (UWECM) def. Dan Wagstaff (PRIN) 6-0, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Zach Janssen/Grant Mauthe (UWECM) def. Greg Sovie/Wyatt Dale (PRIN) 8-5
2. Jules Kitchingman/Nat Kenworthy (PRIN) def. Daniel Schoen/Matt Christensen
3. Matt Gilbert/Adam Burk (UWECM) def. Brody Swan/Daniel Gomez (PRIN) 8-3