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Saints Fall in the "Elite Eight"

05/16/2013 – The men's tennis teams magical tournament run has come to an end as the Saints were defeated by Westmont 5-1. The fourth ranked Warriors improved to 13-10 on the season, while the Saints finish their year with an impressive 25-5 mark. Westmont will now play Embry Riddle in one of two national semifinal matches.

The Saints ventured into uncharted territory today competing for a shot at "the final four". Coach Hendrick's crew fought valiantly, but in the end found themselves on the wrong end of the scoreboard. A season to remember for sure, as the Aquinas College Men's Tennis team has a set a standard for all future squads.

Westmont 5, Aquinas College 1
May 16, 2013 at Mobile, Ala. (Mobile Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Goranson, Tim (WC) vs. Aaron Hendrick (AQ) unfinished
2. Schaefer, Rodrigo (WC) def. Nik Artaev (AQ) 6-1, 6-2
3. Bertram, John (WC) def. Kristoff Saari (AQ) 6-0, 6-4
4. Barnard, Joshua (WC) def. Kyle Masteller (AQ) 6-4, 6-0
5. Zielen Lukas (WC) vs. Frankie Fischer (AQ) unfinished
6. Szyndlar, Nicholas (WC) vs. Andy Struble (AQ) unfinished

Doubles competition
1. Goranson/Betram def. Hendrick/Artaev (AQ) 8-3
2. Schaefer/Barnard def. Fischer/Masteller (AQ) 8-6
3. Saari/Struble (AQ) def. Zyndlar/Zielen 8-6

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