The Pipers carried a 2-1 lead coming out of the doubles matches, as
David Croonquist (Fy., North Oaks, Minn.) and Robert Becker (So.,
Minnetonka, Minn.) partnered for an 8-4 win at first doubles. Patrick
Mitambo (So., Minneapolis, Minn.) and Kyle Helgemoe (Jr., Lakeville,
Minn.) then won at second, 8-2.
Croonquist and Helgemoe went on to sweep their matches on the day,
starting with an easy win at first singles for Croonquist, 6-0, 6-1.
Helgemoe won in a third-set super-breaker at fourth singles, 7-6 (8-6),
Hamline falls to 7-6, 0-5 MIAC with the conference loss while the
Oles are now 2-8, 1-3 MIAC. The Pipers return to Minnesota and will
travel to Saint John’s for a 12:00 p.m. match on Saturday, April 17.