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Maroon Men’s Tennis Drops 5-2 Decision at Cardinal Stritch

Erik Kerrigan    (PHOTO CREDIT: Jacob Dye, ITA)
Erik Kerrigan (PHOTO CREDIT: Jacob Dye, ITA)

MILWAUKEE – The University of Chicago men's tennis team lost 5-2 on the road at NAIA opponent Cardinal Stritch University on Saturday afternoon.

The No. 4-ranked Maroons fell to 6-2 overall while the Wolves moved to 3-2.

Cardinal Stritch took a pair of tiebreakers in doubles en route to capturing the doubles point. In singles, UChicago earned a pair of victories. Senior Erik Kerrigan took out his opponent 7-5, 6-1 at No. 3, while junior Alejandro Rodriguez cruised to a 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 5.

Cardinal Stritch 5, UChicago 2
Singles

1. Niccolo Rossi (CS) def. Joshua Xu (UC) 6-4, 6-3
2. M. Delebois (CS) def. Sachin Das (UC) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
3. Erik Kerrigan (UC) def. Javier Apellaniz (CS) 7-5, 6-1
4. Nicola Wehrle (CS) def. Alex Guzhva (UC) 6-4, 7-5
5. Alejandro Rodriguez (UC) def. Alejandro Martinez (CS) 6-2, 6-4
6. D. Banov (CS) def. Bailey Forgus (UC) 7-5, 6-3
Doubles
1. Niccolo Rossi/Nicola Wehrle (CS) def. Joshua Xu/Tyler Raclin (UC) 7-6 (7-3)
2. M. Delebois/Javier Apellaniz (CS) def. Sachin Das/Erik Kerrigan (UC) 6-1
3. Danilo Pejovic/D. Banov (CS) def. Alex Guzhva/Julius Kim (UC) 7-6 (7-4)

NEXT MATCH:

  • Saturday, March 7 @ 4:00 PM – Illinois Institute of Technology at UChicago (at XS Tennis)