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Colin Buckley fell to Charlie Shin at No. 4 singles, 6-1, 6-1
Courtesy: Omaha Athletics

Mavericks End Season With 7-0 Loss to Nebraska

Courtesy: Omaha Athletics
         
Release: April 11, 2014

Lincoln, Neb. - The Omaha men's tennis team closed out the 2014 regular season with a 7-0 loss to #68 ranked Nebraska on Friday night at the Nebraska Tennis Center. 

The loss drops the Mavericks to 6-15 overall while Nebraska improves to 12-11.

Nebraska won all three doubles matches to secure the doubles point, before sweeping the six singles matches in straight sets. The No. 1 doubles match saw Adam Dockery and Eric McKnight fall to Marc Hermann and Dusty Boyer, 8-3 while Tom Blackwell and Beau Treyz defeated Tyler Mercier and Nathan Greteman, 8-5 at No. 2. In No. 3 doubles, Colin Buckley and Erik Anderson were unable to secure a victory falling 8-6 to Charlie Shin and Court Clark. 

In the singles matches, McKnight was the toughest match for the host Cornhuskers, as the senior fell at No. 3 to Bradford Zitsch, 6-3.

Omaha will now have two weeks off  to prepare for the National Invitational Tennis Tournament April 26-27. The tournament will be played at the Koch Family Tennis Center in Omaha and will feature Omaha, Abilene Christian, Grand Canyon and NJIT. 

Singles competition

1. Tom Blackwell (UNL) def. Tyler Mercier (NO) 6-3, 6-3

2. V. Stavropoulos (UNL) def. Adam Dockery (NO) 6-1, 6-4

3. Bradford Zitsch (UNL) def. Eric McKnight (NO) 6-4, 6-3

4. Charlie Shin (UNL) def. Colin Buckley (NO) 6-1, 6-1

5. Scott Elsass (UNL) def. Erik Anderson (NO) 6-0, 6-0

6. Chris Schindler (UNL) def. Nathan Greteman (NO) 6-0, 6-2

 

Doubles competition

1. Dusty Boyer/Marc Herrmann (UNL) def. Adam Dockery/Eric McKnight (NO) 8-3

2. Tom Blackwell/Beau Treyz (UNL) def. Tyler Mercier/Nathan Greteman (NO) 8-5

3. Charlie Shin/Court Clark (UNL) def. Colin Buckley/Erik Anderson (NO) 8-6

 

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