Regionally Ranked Grinell Tops Netters
The men's tennis team wrapped up their spring break trip to Orlando, Fla. on Wednesday afternoon by losing to regionally ranked Grinell, 6-3. The Petrels finish their trip with a 3-2 record and now head home.
Grinell swept through the doubles competition to put the Petrels behind the 8-ball in this match. In singles play, Oglethorpe got wins from No. 3 Alex Biffle (6-0, 6-2), No. 4 Ethan Motz (6-1, 6-3) and No. 5 Bryan Bailey (6-4, 6-3) but could not overcome the deficit. Complete match results included below.
Now 10-3 on the season, the Petrels will return home for action against Maryville on March 29.
|#1 Singles||Felix Mann||#21 Juan Carlos Perez||Grinnell College||6-3, 3-6, 6-1|
|#2 Singles||Ross Beall||Dmitriy Glumov||Grinnell College||6-3, 6-3|
|#3 Singles||Alex Biffle||Martin Dluhos||Oglethorpe University||6-0, 6-2|
|#4 Singles||Ethan Motz||Colin Johnson||Oglethorpe University||6-1, 6-3|
|#5 Singles||Bryan Bailey||Daniel Nellis||Oglethorpe University||6-4, 6-3|
|#6 Singles||Rajiv Dinakaran||Alistair Moore||Grinnell College||6-4, 6-3|
|#1 Doubles|| Felix Mann
| Juan Carlos Perez Borja
|#2 Doubles|| Alex Biffle
| Colin Johnson
|#3 Doubles|| Sandy Christoffersen
| Ishan Bhadkamkar