Coming out of the doubles matches the Pipers held a 2-1 lead as they posted victories at second and third doubles.
Patrick Mitambo (So., Minneapolis, Minn.) and Kyle Helgemoe (Jr.,
Lakeville, Minn.) won at second, 8-5, before Andrew Lutz (So., Pine
City, Minn.) and Brendan FitzPatrick (So., White Bear Lake, Minn.)
gutted out a 9-8 (10-6) win at third doubles.
The Pipers and Cougars went on to split the singles matches, with Hamline winning at third, fifth, and sixth singles.
Helgemoe won at third singles, 6-2, 6-4, while Lutz won at fifth
singles, 6-0, 6-3. Dan Cromwell (Sr., Forest Lake, Minn.) then battled
to a 7-5, 7-6 (7-1) win at sixth singles for the 5-4 team win.
The Pipers are now 7-5 overall with the non-conference win while the Cougars are 1-6 overall.