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Men's Tennis Falls at Wichita State

OMAHA, Neb. - The Creighton men's tennis team fell 7-0 at Wichita State in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) action at the Sheldon Coleman Tennis Complex Friday afternoon.
 
Creighton (7-6, 0-2 MVC) was unable to claim a point against Wichita State (12-6, 1-0 MVC). WSU earned the doubles point and later claimed all six singles matches in straight sets.
 
The Shockers, a nationally-ranked team in early March, swept the three doubles matches to begin the day and jumped out to a 1-0 lead. WSU carried that momentum into singles play.
 
Creighton senior Ryan Norman led the Bluejays on the day. At No. 1 doubles, Norman and freshman Nick Thompson put together CU’s best effort in an 8-4 downfall to the Shockers’ duo of Matheus Pereira and Tin Ostojic.
 
Norman also led the Bluejays in singles by claiming five games at the No. 2 spot in a 6-2, 6-3 setback to WSU’s Ilija Cuic.
 
CU freshman Quinn Dippel grabbed four games at No. 4 singles, falling to Tomislav Gregurovic of Wichita State 6-2, 6-2.
 
Creighton returns home for its next match against UMKC scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Koch Family Tennis Center.
 
Creighton vs. Wichita State
Apr 5, 2013 at Wichita, Kan.
(Sheldon Coleman Tennis Complex)
 
Wichita State 7, Creighton 0

Singles
1. Matheus Pereira (WSU) def. Sean Mathison (CU) 6-1, 6-1
2. Ilija Cuic (WSU) def. Ryan Norman (CU) 6-2, 6-3
3. Tin Ostojic (WSU) def. Elliott Baker (CU) 6-2, 6-1
4. Tomislav Gregurovic (WSU) def. Quinn Dippel (CU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Guillermo Nicol (WSU) def. Brandon Lee (CU) 6-3, 6-0
6. Erick Reyes (WSU) def. Anthony Rauschenbach (CU) 6-0, 6-1
 
Doubles
1. Pereira/Ostojic (WSU) def. Norman/Nick Thompson (CU) 8-4
2. Reyes/Cuic (WSU) def. Mathison/Lee (CU) 8-1
3. Gregurovic/Nicol (WSU) def. Baker/August Nysted (CU) 8-2
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