Freshman William Grattan-Smith
Photo by Josh Wenger/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Improve to 5-0

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln -- The Nebraska men's team completed their fourth sweep of the season with a 4-0 win against in-state competitor Omaha. With the win, the Huskers improve to 5-0 on the season.

In doubles play, in the No. 1 position Toby Boyer and senior Linus Erhart defeated Abdoul Ouattara and Nathan Reekie 6-1. Freshmen duo Isaac Nortey and William Grattan-Smith sealed the doubles point for the Huskers with a 6-4 win over Matt Dunn and Luke Moorhead. Micah Klousia and Dylan Bednarczyk went unfinished with the Huskers leading 5-4 against Razvan Grigorescu and Alex Woodward.

In the No. 6 singles position Grattan-Smith made quick work of Marko Minic defeating him 6-2, 6-0. Erhart defeated Ouattara in a close match 6-3, 6-4. Junior Chris Dean sealed it for the Huskers with a 6-2, 6-0 victory. The rest of the matches went unfinished after the Huskers took the 4-0 lead.

The Nebraska men's tennis team is set for another match February 10, 2018 against UMKC at 7 p.m. Admission to all home games is free.

Doubles Results:

  1. Boyer/ Erhart (NEB) def. Ouattara/ Reekie (UNO) 6-1
  2. Klousia/ Bednarczyk (NEB) vs. Grigorescu/ Woodward (UNO) Unfinished
  3. Nortey/ Grattan-Smith (NEB) def. Dunn/ Moorhead (UNO) 6-4

Order of Finish: 1,3

Singles Results:

  1. Toby Boyer (NEB) vs. Razvan Grigorescu (UNO) Unfinished
  2. Linus Erhart (NEB) def. Abdoul Ouattara (UNO) 6-3, 6-4
  3. Micah Klousia (NEB) vs. Nathan Reekie (UNO) Unfinished 
  4. Isaac Nortey (NEB) vs. Matt Dunn (UNO) Unfinished
  5. Chris Dean (NEB) def. Alex Woodward (UNO) 6-2, 6-0
  6. William Grattan-Smith (NEB) def. Marko Minic (UNO) 6-2, 6-0

Order of Finish: 6,2,5


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