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Quinn Dippel nabbed victories in both his singles matches on Friday to lead Creighton to two victories.
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Men's Tennis Downs Kansas Wesleyan (7-0) & North Dakota (6-1)

OMAHA, Neb. - The Creighton men's tennis team pulled double duty on Friday, March 7 as the Bluejays defeated Kansas Wesleyan (7-0) and North Dakota, 6-1.

Creighton moved to 4-2 on the season with the wins, while Kansas Wesleyan dropped to 0-2 and North Dakota fell to 2-6. 

After surrendering just four games to Kansas Wesleyan in singles play in the opening match, Creighton posted four straight set victories over North Dakota in the evening match.

Head coach Tom Lilly used the two matches as an opportunity to see players in differing roles.  As a result, sophomore Quinn Dippel was the lone Bluejay to nab singles victories in both matches.  Dippel earned a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 2 singles against Kansas Wesleyan, then returned to his customer No. 5 slot to post a 6-0, 6-2 win over North Dakota.

Creighton returns to action on Monday, March 10 as the Bluejays begin spring break by playing the first of four neutral site matches in Orlando agaisnt St. Cloud State.

Creighton 7, Kansas Wesleyan 0March 7, 2014
Hanscom Indoor Tennis Center

Doubles: (Creighton earns doubles point, 2-0)
1. Billy Paluch / Jake Norman (CU) def. Leonardo Mendez, / Jonathan Von Brocke, (KWU); 8-0
2. Michael Koch / Jake Glazer (CU) def. Luciano Cucinotta / Daniel Railsback (KWU); 8-3

Singles:
1. Harrison Lang (CU) def. Leonardo Mendez (KWU); 6-1, 6-3
2. Quinn Dippel (CU) def. Daniel Railsback (KWU); 6-0, 6-0
3. August Nysted (CU) def. Jonathan Von Brocke (KWU); 6-0, 6-0
4. Anthony Rauschenbach (CU) def. Luciano Cucinotta (KWU); 6-0, 6-0
5. Jake Glazer (CU) def. No Player (KWU); No Result
6. Michael Koch (CU) def. No Player (KWU); No Result

Creighton 6, North Dakota 1
March 7, 2014
Hanscom Indoor Tennis Center

Doubles: (Creighton earns doubles point, 3-0)
1. Billy Paluch / Jake Norman (CU) def. Grant Bakke / Josh Oothoudt (UND); 8-6
2. August Nysted / Elliott Baker (CU) def. Ryan McGuigan / Connor Oberle (UND); 8-6
3. Harrison Lang / Nick Thompson (CU) def. Dustin Britton / Jared Vignen (UND); 8-0

Singles:
1. Billy Paluch (CU) def. Ryan McGuigan (UND); 6-2, 6-0
2. Elliott Baker (CU) def. Josh Oothoudt (UND); 6-2, 6-1
3. Jake Norman (CU) def. Connor Oberle (UND); 7-6, 6-7, 1-0 (10-7)
4. Dustin Britton (UND) def. Harrison Lang (CU); 1-6, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9)
5. Quinn Dippel (CU) def. Grant Bakke (UND); 6-0, 6-2
6. Aaron Chalstrom (CU) def. Jared Vignen (UND); 6-2, 6-1

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