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Quarterfinal Bound!!!

05/15/2013 – The men's tennis team extended their winning steak to 19 matches by eliminating #5 seed Bethany in the second round of the NAIA Men's Tennis Championship in Mobile, Alabama. The victory improved the Saints record to 25-4, while the Swedes season ends with an overall mark of 22-2. Aquinas will now play #4 seed Westmont (12-10) in the quarterfinals at 9 a.m. on Thursday. The Saints victory, quite possibly the biggest in school history, marks the furthest advancement for the Aquinas Men's Tennis team at the National Championships.

Aquinas College 5, Bethany (Kan.) 2
May 15, 2013 at Mobile, Ala. (Mobile Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Arakhamiya, Laurents (BC) vs. Aaron Hendrick (AQ) unfinished
2. Nik Artaev (AQ) def. Van Den Bogaert (BC) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
3. Kristoff Saari (AQ) def. Alecio, Marcelo (BC) 6-4, 7-5
4. Kyle Masteller (AQ) def. Bragg, James (BC) 6-2, 6-1
5. Olsen, Kane (BC) vs. Frankie Fischer (AQ) unfinished
6. Huggins, Shane (BC) def. Andy Struble (AQ) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles competition
1. Aaron Hendrick/Nik Artaev (AQ) def. Alecio/Olsen (BC) 8-5
2. Fischer/Masteller (AQ) def. Van Den Bo/Bragg,(BC) 8-5
3. Huggins/Sandri(BC) def. Saari/Struble (AQ) 9-8 (7-5)

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