Sophomore Alex Woodward picked up a straight set win at No. 6 against IUPUI on Saturday.
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Mavericks Take Down IUPUI, 5-2

Omaha Athletics | April 08, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Omaha men’s tennis team defeated IUPUI 5-2 Saturday afternoon at the West Indy Racquet Club. It was the Mavericks first-ever victory over the Jaguars.

With the win, UNO is now 8-10 (2-1 Summit League) overall, while IUPUI falls to 6-17 (0-2 Summit League).

Omaha’s No. 1 doubles team of freshman Razvan Grigorescu and senior Colin Buckley defeated IUPUI’s Bradley Luetschwager and Jac Newis, 6-1. Freshman Nathan Reekie and sophomore Alex Woodward clinched the doubles point with a 6-3 win at No. 2.

Following in singles, Woodward was first off the court with a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 6 over Luetschwager. Louis-Jonas Heizlsperger finished off Kyle Whittaker 6-3, 6-2 at No. 5. IUPUI claimed matches at No. 3 and No. 4, but Grigorescu clinched the match with a 6-2, 6-4 victory at No. 1 over Jose Calero. Reekie needed split sets to overcome Jac Newis at No. 2, 6-4, 0-6, 1-0 (4).

Omaha continues its four-match road trip on Sunday, April 9 against Illinois State. First serve at the Gregory Street Tennis Courts in Normal, Ill., is set for 9 a.m.

 

Match Recap
 
Omaha Mavericks 5, IUPUI 2 (April 8, 2017 at Indianapolis, IN. (West Indy Racquet Club)

Singles competition
1. #99 Razvan Grigorescu (OMAHA/13.51) def. Jose Calero (IUPUI/11.48) 6-2, 6-4
2. Nathan Reekie (OMAHA/11.94) def. Jac Newis (IUPUI/11.95) 6-4, 0-6, 7-6 (7-4)
3. David Beasley (IUPUI/12.1) def. Matt Dunn (OMAHA/11.67) 6-2, 6-4
4. Marcus Nalley (IUPUI/11.84) def. Colin Buckley (OMAHA/11.38) 6-4, 7-5
5. Joni Heizlsperger (OMAHA/11.99) def. Kyle Whittaker (IUPUI/11.20) 6-3, 6-2
6. Alex Woodward (OMAHA/11.45) def. Bradley Luetschwager (IUPUI/11.55) 6-2, 6-1
 
Doubles competition
1. Razvan Grigorescu/Colin Buckley (OMAHA) def. Bradley Luetschwager/Jac Newis (IUPUI) 6-1
2. Nathan Reekie/Alex Woodward (OMAHA) def. David Beasley/Kyle Whittaker (IUPUI) 6-3
3. Marcus Nalley/Jose Calero (IUPUI) def. John Ellis/Matt Dunn (OMAHA) 6-2
 
Match Notes
Omaha Mavericks 8-10, 2-1
IUPUI 6-17, 0-2
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (6,3,5,1,4,2)
Official: 0436, 0978, 1122

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