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Saints Win 21st, Updated Rankings

04/17/2014 – The men's tennis teamed cruised to a 9-0 victory over Cornerstone to claim at least a share of the regular season WHAC title. The Saints are now 3-0 in league play and 21-3 overall, while the Golden Eagles fell to 10-11 on the season and to 0-4 in the WHAC. The Saints will look to sew up the outright title with a win on Wednesday at Indiana Tech.

The Saints are currently ranked 9th in the NAIA with conference foes Northwestern Ohio checking in at #16 and Davenport at #19. Aquinas' Aaron Hendrick is now ranked 9th in the latest ITA singles poll, while teammate Kristoff Saari is slotted in at #34. The duo of Hendrick and Nik Artaev are currently the eighth ranked doubles team in the ITA.

#9 Aquinas College 9, Cornerstone 0
Apr 16, 2014 at Grand Rapids, Mich.

Singles competition
1. Aaron Hendrick (AQMT) def. Austin Hunt 6-4, 6-1
2. Kristoff Saari (AQMT) def. Andrew Son 6-1, 6-4
3. Nik Artaev (AQMT) def. Alex Tarnow 6-0, 6-0
4. Fisher Sutherland (AQMT) def. John Andrew 6-0, 4-6, 6-3
5. Frankie Fischer (AQMT) def. Chris Selva 6-2, 6-0
6. Gunnar Perry (AQMT) def. Bradley Miedema 6-0, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Hendrick/Artaev (AQMT) def. Yi/Hunt (CSMT) 8-4
2. Saari/Perry (AQMT) def. Son/Selva (CSMT) 8-2
3. Fischer/Struble (AQMT) def. Tarnow/Miedema (CSMT) 8-4

Match Notes
Aquinas College 21-3, 3-0; National ranking #9
Cornerstone 10-11, 0-4 WHAC

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