Hamline News

Pipers even up season record with win over Cougars

The Pipers opened up with a 3-0 lead after doubles with a pair of 8-1 matches. The Cougars forfeited the third doubles match.

Mickey Witt (So., Lakeville, Minn.) and Brendan FitzPatrick (Jr., White Bear Lake, Minn.) won at first doubles while Dylan Sperry (Fy., Scandia, Minn.) and Tyler Antil (Fy., Fridley, Minn.) took the win at second doubles.

In singles, Morris forfeited matches at fifth and sixth singles.

Connor Hart (So., Dellwood, Minn.) posted a 6-0, 6-0 victory at second singles. Bernard Mitambo (Jr., Minneapolis, Minn.) lone game loss at first singles came in the opening set while Robert Johnson (Fy., Elk River, Minn.) dropped just one game in the second set at fourth singles.

Derek Lutz (Fy., Pine City, Minn.) won at third singles, 6-2, 6-0.

Hamline is now 3-3 overall while Morris opens the season at 0-1. The Pipers will next play in Florida on Sunday, March 20, as they play UW-Oshkosh at 1:00 p.m. to open their spring break trip.