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Valor Men's Tennis Claims Tight Matchup Over UofO on Saturday

Valor Men's Tennis Claims Tight Matchup Over UofO on Saturday

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel men's tennis team claimed their second overall victory of the season on Saturday (Mar. 5), beating University of the Ozarks by a narrow margin, 4-3.

Evangel was swept in doubles play on Saturday. Sidney Dollar and Jacob Grosz were defeated by UofO's Haruto Kanskau and Hikaru Yimaya (5-7). Daryl Wong and James McIlwraith were taken down by Aaron Gambrell and TJ Saniseng (5-7). UofO claimed the final doubles matchup of the afternoon with a 3-6 win by Joshua Wilde and Griffin Huckelbury over Andres Robles and Jarrett Teel.

The Valor won four singles matchups to claim the overall victory. Dollar took down Kanskau, 7-5, 6-2. Grosz swept Yimaya, 6-0, 6-0. Wong took down Theodoros Efstathopoulos in a close matchup, 4-6, 6-2, 11-9. McIlwraith took the victory in the final matchup against Gambrell, 3-6, 6-2, 10-4. Teel (1-6, 0-6) and Robles (5-7, 2-6) both lost their singles matchups.

Doubles Results

Haruto Kanskau/Hikaru Yimaya (UofO) def. Jacob Grosz/Sidney Dollar (EU), 5-7

Aaron Gambrell/TJ Saniseng (UofO) def. Daryl Wong/James McIlwraith (EU), 5-7

Joshua Wilde/Griffin Huckelbury (UofO) def. Jarrett Teel/Andres Robles (EU), 3-6

Singles Results

Sidney Dollar (EU) def. Haruto Kanskau (UofO), 7-5, 6-2

James McIlwraith (EU) def. Aaron Gambrell (UofO), 3-6, 6-2, 10-4

Jacob Grosz (EU) def. Hikaru Yimaya (UofO), 6-0, 6-0

Daryl Wong (EU) def. Theodoros Efstathopoulos (UofO), 4-6, 6-2, 10-4

Joshua Wilde (UofO) def. Jarrett Teel (EU), 1-6, 0-6

Jan Fuertes (UofO) def. Andres Robles (EU), 5-7, 2-6

Up Next

Evangel's men's tennis team will host Sterling College next Saturday (Mar. 12) at the Cooper Tennis Complex at 11:00 a.m.

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