Hamline News

March 24, 2009

Lawrence University outlasts Pipers in men’s tennis

Dan Cromwell (Jr., Forest Lake, Minn.) and Andrew Lutz (Fy., Pine City, Minn.) battled at third doubles to win in a tie-breaker, 9-8 (10-7), before Lutz went on to sweep his matches with a 6-1, 6-3 victory at sixth singles.

Bernard Mitambo (Fy., Minneapolis, Minn.) also won at singles, taking the third set tie-breaker victory in the second spot, 0-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4).

The fourth Piper point came at fifth singles from Kyle Helgemoe (So., Lakeville, Minn.), 6-3, 7-5.

Robert Becker (Fy., Minnetonka, Minn.) also played a three-set match, falling at first singles, 2-6, 6-2, 2-6.

With the non-conference loss, the Pipers fall to 1-8, 0-4 MIAC.