02/07/2013 – The ninth ranked Saints defeated Lake Superior State in their first action of the new year at Riverview Athletic Club. The victory improved the Saints record to 2-0, while the Lakers fell to 0-4 on the season.
Coach Hendrick's crew started the 2013 portion of the schedule by dropping two of three doubles matches. The Saints single matches proved much more effective as Aquinas took five of six from the Lakers.
1. Aaron Hendrick (AQMT) def. Felix DeSharnai 6-1, 6-1
2. Nik Artaev (AQMT) def. Pedro Nunes 6-3, 6-4
3. Kristoff Saari (AQMT) def. Grant Link 6-1, 6-3
4. Kyle Masteller (AQMT) def. Kyle Koster 6-1, 6-2
5. Andy Struble (AQMT) def. Dane Fosgard 6-2, 6-3
6. Ryne DuShane def. Frankie Fischer (AQMT) 7-6, 7-6
1. Hendrick/Artaev (AQMT) def. DeSharnai/Link 8-4
2. Koster/Nunes def. Saari/Struble (AQMT) 9-7
3. Fosgard/DuShane def. Masteller/Petz (AQMT) 9-7
Aquinas will return to action on Friday as they travel to Western Michigan (3-3) for a 6 p.m. tilt with the Broncos.