Hamline News

Pipers edged out by Cardinals in tie-breakers

The Pipers took an 8-4 victory at third doubles by Kyle Helgemoe (So., Lakeville, Minn.) and Brendan Fitzpatrick (Fy., White Bear Lake, Minn.).

Bernard Mitambo (Fy., Minneapolis, Minn.) won at first singles, 6-2, 6-4, and Dan Cromwell (Jr., Forest Lake, Minn.) won in a super-breaker at third singles, 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 10-5.

Helgemoe dropped a third set super-breaker at fourth singles, 6-3, 3-6, 5-10, and Andrew Lutz (Fy., Circle Pines, Minn.) lost in a pair of tie-breakers, 6-7, 6-7 at fifth singles.

The Pipers fall to 1-15, 0-8 MIAC with the loss. They will close out the 2009 season on Wednesday, April 29, with a 4:30 p.m. match at Bethel.