Hamline News

February 06, 2010

Pipers post tough battle in loss to #18 Knights

Andrew Lutz (So., Pine City, Minn.) bounced back after losing the first set to force a super-breaker in his match at fifth singles. He was narrowly edge out in the extra frame, 2-6, 6-4, 11-13.

Bernard Mitambo (So., Minneapolis, Minn.) played a strong first set, ultimately falling in a 5-7, 2-6 match at third singles, while David Croonquist's (Fy., North Oaks, Minn.) debut as a Piper came in a close 3-6, 4-6 loss at first singles.

The Pipers open the season at 0-1, 0-1 MIAC while the Knights start out at 1-0, 1-0 MIAC. Hamline will host St. Scholastica on Sunday, February 7, at Lifetime Fitness in Lakeville.