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No. 19 Wolverines Defeat Huskers, 7-0

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln, Neb. -- The Nebraska men's tennis team (9-16, 1-9 Big Ten) fell short to the No. 19 Michigan Wolverines (16-6, 7-3 Big Ten), 7-0, Friday evening at the Dillon Tennis Center in front of a season-high crowd of 204 fans.

In doubles play, senior Toby Boyer and freshman William Gleason dropped a 6-4 contest to Mattias Siimar/Connor Johnston at No. 1, before Patrick Maloney/Harrison Brown topped senior Jon Meyer and junior Micah Klousia at the No. 3 spot, 6-3, to give Michigan the doubles point.

No. 110 Myles Schalet ended Gleason's three-win streak with a 6-2, 6-1 win at the No. 3 position to start off singles competition. Nick Beaty then knocked off Alvaro Moreno Lozano at No. 6, 6-0, 6-3.

Klousia fell to No. 112 Andrew Fenty, 6-1, 6-0 at the No. 2 position, while Connor Johnston defeated junior Chris Dean at No. 5, 6-4, 2-3 -- Dean retired the match in the second set.

Boyer fell just short in a tough 4-6, 6-3, 10-7 match to No. 64 Mattias Siimar at the No. 1 spot, while Patrick Maloney topped Nortey at No. 4, 6-4, 6-4. 

The Huskers will be back in action for the final match of the regular season on Sunday, April 21 at Noon CT against the Michigan State Spartans. Sunday's match at the Dillon Tennis Center will be NU's senior day: Jon MeyerToby Boyer and Micah Klousia -- who's a junior eligibility-wise but is graduating from school -- will be honored prior to the match.

Results

Singles

1. #64 Mattias Siimar (MICH) def. Toby Boyer (NU) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-7)

2. #112 Andrew Fenty (MICH) def. Micah Klousia (NU) 6-1, 6-0

3. #110 Myles Schalet (MICH) def. William Gleason (NU) 6-2, 6-1

4. Patrick Maloney (MICH) def. Isaac Nortey (NU) 6-4, 6-4

5. Connor Johnston (MICH) def. Chris Dean (NU) 6-4, 2-3, retired

6. Nick Beaty (MICH) def. Alvaro Moreno Lozano (NU) 6-0, 6-3

Doubles

1. Mattias Siimar/Connor Johnston (MICH) def. Toby Boyer/William Gleason (NU) 6-4

2. Chris Dean/Isaac Nortey (NU) vs. Andrew Fenty/Myles Schalet (MICH) 3-4, unfinished

3. Patrick Maloney/Harrison Brown (MICH) def. Micah Klousia/Jon Meyer (NU) 6-3

Match Notes

Michigan 16-6, 7-3 B1G; National ranking #19

Nebraska 9-16, 1-9 B1G

Order of finish: Doubles (1,3); Singles (3,6,2,5,1,4)

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