Nathan Greteman helped secure the double's point for the Mavs before winning the No. 5 singles match, 6-2, 6-2
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Mavs Edge Leathernecks 5-2

Omaha Athletics | February 15, 2014
GALESBURG, Ill. - The UNO men's tennis team won their Summit League opening match against Western Illinois, 5-2, on Saturday at the Lakeside Tennis Center in Galesburg, Ill. 

The Mavericks (2-1) won the doubles point for the early lead, and then secured the win by taking four of the six singles points.

 Nathan Greteman and James McManus started things off right for the Mavs with an 8-4 win at No. 2 doubles, and after WIU took the No. 1 doubles match, the Mavs got the decisive point when Eric Anderson and Michael Knudsen won 8-4 at No. 3 doubles to lock up the point for the Mavs.

Greteman again got things rolling for the Mavs in singles play, winning at No. 5 singles in straight sets defeating Chris Bunch 6-2, 6-2. Michael Knudsen was able to secure another singles point for the Mavs at No. 6 singles outlasting Brett Furmanski 6-2, 0-6, 6-0 while Eric Anderson won in straight sets at No. 4 singles over Brandon Meeker 6-1, 6-4.

The Mavericks resume their five match road trip on Feb. 20 at in-state rival Creighton at 1 p.m.

Singles Competition

1. Christoph Haertel (WIU-M) def. Eric McKnight (NO) 6-1, 6-1

2. Mitch Granger (WIU-M) def. Adam Dockery (NO) 5-7, 6-3, 6-1

3. James McManus (NO) def. Max Cederkall (WIU-M) 3-6, 7-5, 7-5

4. Erik Anderson (NO) def. Brandon Meeker (WIU-M) 6-1, 6-4

5. Nathan Greteman (NO) def. Chris Bunch (WIU-M) 6-2, 6-2

6. Michael Knudsen (NO) def. Brett Furmanski (WIU-M) 6-2, 0-6, 6-0

Doubles Competition

1. Christoph Haertel/Mitch Granger (WIU-M) def. Eric McKnight/Adam Dockery (NO) 8-5

2. Nathan Greteman/James McManus (NO) def. Max Cederkall/Brandon Meeker (WIU-M) 8-4

3. Erik Anderson/Michael Knudsen (NO) def. Chris Bunch/Brett Furmanski (WIU-M) 8-4



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