Eagles End Warriors' Season In NACC Tournament First Round

Eagles End Warriors' Season In NACC Tournament First Round

MADISON, Wis. (WLCSports.com) - The sixth-seeded Wisconsin Lutheran College men's tennis team was defeated by third-seeded Edgewood, 5-1, on Monday night in a NACC Tournament First Round match at the John Powless Tennis Center.

THE BASICS

  • Final Score: Edgewood 5, Wisconsin Lutheran 1
  • Records: Wisconsin Lutheran (3-19), Edgewood (10-15)
  • Location: John Powless Tennis Center, Madison, Wis.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Warriors opened doubles play with two tightly-contested defeats against the Eagles. Wisconsin Lutheran dropped No. 1 doubles, 8-6, before falling 8-4 at No. 2. WLC collected its first win at No. 3 where David Ullerich (Milwaukee, Wis./Martin Luther) and Jake Larson (McHenry, Ill./Faith Lutheran) were 8-3 winners.
  • Edgewood earned three singles wins to clinch the match. EC was victorious at No. 1 (6-2, 6-0), No. 4 (6-2, 6-4), and No. 5 (6-4, 6-2). Matches at No. 2, No. 3, and No. 6 went unfinished when the match was decided.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • The Warriors made their fifth consecutive appearance in the NACC Tournament, but were handed a loss by the Eagles for the third straight year in postseason play.
  • Larson and Ullerich finished their season with a 2-2 record as doubles partners.
  • Wisconsin Lutheran played 22 matches this season, the second-most in program history.