Marquette Falls 7-0 At No. 25 Minnesota In Dual Lidlifter
Jan. 22, 2012
The Marquette University men’s tennis team (0-1) opened its 2011-12 dual match campaign Saturday night with a 7-0 loss at No. 25 Minnesota (1-0) in non-conference action.
The Golden Gophers opened the match by claiming the valuable doubles point, earning victories at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions. Sophomore Dan Mamalat and junior Jose Carlos Gutierrez Crowley were able to claim an impressive 8-5 win over 55th-ranked Phillip Arndt and Leandro Toledo at the No. 1 spot.
Marquette was unable to secure a singles victory, with Gutierrez Crowley dropping a tough 3-6, 7-6, 1-0 (10-7) decision to Arndt at the No. 1 position. Also claiming a set victory was freshman Vukasin Teofanovic, who eventually fell 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 at the No. 3 spot.
The Golden Eagles open the home portion of their dual match schedule Friday night when the squad hosts IUPUI at 6 p.m. CT at the Helfaer Tennis Center.
No. 25 Minnesota 7
1. Phillip Arndt (MINN) def. Dan Mamalat (MARQ) 6-4, 6-2
1. Dan Mamalat/Jose Carlos Gutierrez Crowley (MARQ) def. Leandro Toledo/Phillip Arndt (MINN) 8-5