No. 32 Minnesota Tops Men’s Tennis, 5-2

first_img“We had incredible doubles play again today. We will definitely take positives from that,” said Drake head coach Davidson Kozlowski.    The Gophers tied it up at 1-1 with a victory at No. 5 singles.Gillespie gave Drake a 2-1 lead with a 6-1, 7-6 win over No. 78 Matic Spec at No. 1, improving to 10-1 this season. Minnesota went on to clinch the win with three consecutive straight set win at No. 3, No. 2 and No. 6, respectively. No. 32 Minnesota 5, Drake 2March 5, 2017 at Minnesota, Minn.(Baseline Tennis Center) Doubles competition1. Philips/Wood (DU) vs Corwin/Spec (UM) 5-5 Unfinished2. Gillespie/Hands (DU) def. Alpeza/Levin (UM) 6-33. Clark/Stride (DU) def. Milicevic/Ogilvy (UM) 6-4 Print Friendly Version The Bulldogs once again took care of business during doubles to earn the doubles point. Vinny Gillespie and Tom Hands defeated Marino Alpeza and Justyn Levin, 6-3 at No. 2, while Ben Stride and Barny Thorold topped Stefan Milicevic and Eli Ogilvy, 6-4 to clinch the doubles point. “This week we will rest and rehab to try and get our boys ready for ninth-ranked Michigan,” said Kozlowski.  “Vinny had another great day by picking up another nationally ranked singles win,” said Kozlowski. The Bulldogs’ schedule doesn’t get any easier as they travel to No. 9 Michigan on Friday March 10 at 6 p.m. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Drake University men’s tennis team lost to No. 32 Minnesota, 5-2, on Sunday at the Baseline Tennis Center. Singles competition1. Vinny Gillespie (DU) def. Matic Spec (UM) 6-1, 7-62. Felix Corwin (UM) def. Ben Stride 6-1, 6-53. Stefan Milicevic (UM) def. Barny Thorold (DU) 6-4, 6-44. Eli Ogilvy (UM) def. Tom Hands (DU) 4-6, 6-4, 6-45. Josip Krstanovic (UM) def. Bayo Philips (DU) 6-1, 6-36. Marino Alpeza (UM) def. Ben Clark (DU) 7-6, 6-4last_img read more

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