Huskers Back on Track
Tucson, Ariz. -- The Nebraska men's tennis team improved to 7-1 with a win over Northern Arizona 6-1. The Huskers conclude a weekend trip to Arizona with a 1-1 record.
In doubles play, freshmen duo Isaac Nortey and William Grattan-Smith defeated Felix Schumann and Thomas Fisher 6-1. In the No. 1 position Toby Boyer and Linus Erhart fell to their opponents Tim Handel and Ruben Montano 6-4. Micah Klousia and Dylan Bednarczyk sealed the doubles point for the Huskers with a 7-5 win over Lucas Taylor and Sebastian Eguez.
In singles play, Grattan-Smith made quick work of Montano beating him 6-2, 6-1. Bednarcyzk fell to Taylor in the No. 2 position 6-3, 6-3. Erhart defeated Fisher 6-2, 6-3. In the No. 4 position Klousia defeated Chris Steele 6-3, 6-2. Boyer went up against Handel and came out on top 3-6, 6-4, 11-9. Nortey rounded out singles play for the Huskers with a win over Schumann 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.
The Big Red is back in action with a road match against Denver on Sunday, February 25 at 11 a.m. The team will return home Saturday, March 3 for a match against Northern Illinois at 6 p.m.
1. Handel/ Montano (NAU) def. Boyer/ Erhart (NEB) 6-4
2. Klousia/ Bednarczyk (NEB) def. Taylor/ Eguez (NAU) 7-5
3. Nortey/ Grattan-Smith (NEB) def. Schumann/ Fisher (NAU) 6-1
Order of Finish: 3,1,2
1. Toby Boyer (NEB) def. Tim Handel (NAU) 3-6, 6-4, 11-9
2. Lucas Taylor (NAU) def. Dylan Bednarczyk (NEB) 6-3, 6-3
3. Linus Erhart (NEB) def. Thomas Fisher (NAU) 6-2, 6-3
4. Micah Klousia (NEB) def. Chris Steele (NAU) 6-3, 6-2
5. Isaac Nortey (NEB) def. Felix Schumann (NAU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
6. William Grattan-Smith (NEB) def. Ruben Montano (NAU) 6-2, 6-1
Order of Finish: 6,2,3,4,1,5