03/15/2012 – The men's tennis team won their eighth match in a row as the Saints shut out Hope College 9-0 in Holland. Aquinas' record now stands at 10-1 on the season, while the Flying Dutch fell to 2-3 on the year.
In the latest ITA player rankings the Saints duo of Aaron Hendrick and Nik Artaev are ranked first in the East region for doubles. The sophomores are ranked seventh nationally in doubles play, while Aaron is ranked 21st (2nd in the region) and Nik 36th (6th in the region) nationally in singles play.
The Saints will now host St. Francis at Orchard Hills on Friday starting at 3 p.m.
Aquinas vs. Hope
Hendrick def. Cawood 6-1, 2-6, 11-9
Artaev def. Bussies 6-0, 6-2
Wolf def. Casher 6-4, 6-3
Mastellar def. Kreps 6-3, 6-1
Telfer def. Vanderveen 6-4, 6-3
Tratt def. Herbuck 6-2, 6-2
Hendrick/Artaev def. Cawood/Casher 8-2
Wolf/Mastellar def. Kreps/Vanderveen 8-2
Tratt/Petz def. Bussies/Culver 8-5