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Men's Tennis Falls To Drury 5-0 In Opening Round Of NCAA Tournament

Men's Tennis Falls To Drury 5-0 In Opening Round Of NCAA Tournament

OVERVIEW – NO. 18 DRURY

SCORE: 
Drury Panthers 5, Northwood 0
RECORDS: Northwood (11-11), Drury (19-3)
LOCATION: Indianapolis, Ind. – UINDY Tennis Center
RECAP: Northwood dropped a 5-0 match to Drury to open the NCAA Division II Men's Tennis tournament Saturday (April 29).

INSIDE THE MATCH

  • Drury, the No. 3 seed in the Midwest Region, entered match ranked No. 18 nationally and got off to a fast start in doubles against sixth-seeded Northwood. The Panthers picked up three wins to start things off to go up 3-0 heading into singles.
  • The Panthers went on to close out the match with two victories in singles to earn the win.
  • Drury will now play No. 2 seed Indianapolis in the second round.

NORTHWOOD NOTES

  • The match was the final contest for Midland native Austin Woody. The Midland Dow graduate earned All-GLIAC honors three times in his career (First Team – 2016, 2017, Honorable Mention – 2015).

Singles competition

1. #19 Maximilian Hepp (DU) vs. Austin Woody (NU) 6-4, 5-4, unfinished

2. Sebastien Amato (DU) vs. Kobus Sauerman (NU) 6-3, 6-5, unfinished

3. Nico Hadeler (DU) def. Francois Sauerman (NU) 6-2, 6-1

4. Paul Porcher (DU) vs. David Reinauer (NU) 7-6, 2-3, unfinished

5. Nico Sigloch (DU) def. Lorenz Bialkowski (NU) 6-2, 6-4

6. Sacha Mourier (DU) vs. Ivan Medvynskyi (NU) 6-2, 3-1, unfinished

 

Doubles competition

1. #9 Maximilian Hepp/Sebastien Amato (DU) def. David Reinauer/Austin Woody (NU) 8-6

2. Sacha Mourier/Nico Sigloch (DU) def. Kobus Sauerman/Francois Sauerman (NU) 8-1

3. Paul Porcher/Nico Hadeler (DU) def. Hayden Drury/Ivan Medvynskyi (NU) 8-3

 

Match Notes

Northwood 11-12; Regional ranking #6

Drury University 19-3; National ranking #18; Regional ranking #3

Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (5,3)

2017 NCAA Midwest Region First Round