CMS Men's Tennis won its opening round at the ITA National Indoors in St. Peter, MN on Friday, defeating sixth ranked DePauw University 7-2. The Stags were led by sophomore Lawrence Wang (Orange, CA), who won at second doubles with partner Guillaume Schils (Shaker Heights, OH), and then won at #1 singles.
The Stags got out to a 3-0 lead after the doubles with a victory at #2 and two tie-brake wins at #1 and #3. At #3, seniors Eric Chow (Sunnyvale, CA) and Evan Feldhausen (Tucson, AZ) fought back from 6-7 down and their opponents serving for the match.
In the singles, freshman Eric MacColl (Greenbrae, CA) was first to start at #5 singles. MacColl battled back from a set down to secure the Stags victory and put CMS up 5-0. Chow and senior co-captain William Ellison (Shaker Heights, OH) were also singles winners at #2 and #3.
On Saturday, the Stags play tournament host and #2 seed Gustavus Adolphus College at 2:00 PM CST / 12 Noon PST. CMS
|CMS 7||vs||DePauw 2|
|1.||Ellison / Oehm||def||Webeler / Swanson||9-8(5)|
|2.||Schils / Wang||def||Keith / Zanchelli||8-4|
|3.||Chow / Feldhausen||def||Heck / Sandajer||9-8(1)|
|CMS led 3-0 after doubles / Order of doubles match completion: #2, #1, #31|
|1.||Lawrence Wang||def||Evan Webeler||6-3, 6-3|
|2.||William Ellison||def||Kortney Keith||6-4, 1-6, 6-3|
|3.||Eric Chow||def||Scott Swanson||7-5, 6-2|
|4.||Mikey Lim||lost to||Bryan Heck||4-6, 6-2, (10-6)|
|5.||Eric MacColl||def||Jeff Zanchelli||1-6, 6-4, 6-3|
|6.||Guillaume Schils||lost to||Scott Sauer||6-3, 6-4|
|Order of singles match completion: #1, #5, #3, #2, #4, and #6|