Chad Hensley, NKU Sports Information
S.C. –A change of scenery was all it took for
the Northern Kentucky University men’s tennis team to break
a four match losing streak and to pick up its first win of the
The Norse, who are on their annual Spring Break trip, dominated
Malone College (2-2) on their way to a 8-1 victory.
NKU (3-4) took
five singles matches and all three doubles matches for their eight
Of the five singles matches the Norse combined to win; only
one went to a super tiebreak set. Ignacio Ortiz defeated David
6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-3) in the No. 1 singles flight.
later team with Fritz Dlabik to down the Pioneer tandem of Cairns
and Kyle Bowers 8-4 in the top doubles flight.
only point came after Bowers defeated Jason Arenstein 6-1, 6-2
second singles flight.
Dlabik, Will Knoll, Ricardo Weaver, and Jason
Kramer were all never challenged in their singles matches as
each won in straight sets.
The team of Arenstein and Felipe Rossetti
were nearly nipped by the Pioneer counterparts Nathaniel Rodd
and Tim Frazier 9-7
the duo of Knoll and Tyler Fraser easily defeated their opponents.
Norse will be back in action March 8 as they take on fellow Kentucky
school Transylvania University. First serve is set