Storm sweep Aurora, Knox to close perfect weekend

Head coach Matt Price
Head coach Matt Price

GALESBURG, Ill. -- The Simpson men's tennis team shut out Aurora and Knox on Saturday to close the opening weekend of the spring season with a perfect 3-0 mark.

The Storm (3-1) started the day with a 9-0 win over Aurora before blanking Knox by the same score. Simpson opened the weekend with a close 5-4 win over Illinois College.

Adam Wieser and Zach Nelson led the Storm by going unbeaten in singles over the weekend. Wieser went 3-0 at No. 3 singles and tamed up with AJ Jackson to go 3-0 at No. 2 doubles. Nelson went 3-0 at No. 2 singles and finished 2-1 with Sam Dykstra at No. 1 doubles.

Up Next
Saturday, Feb. 10 vs. Bethany Lutheran (5 p.m.) and Martin Luther (7 p.m.) at Lifetime Fitness in Lakeville, Minn.

 

Simpson 9, Aurora 0
Singles
1. Sam Dykstra (SIM) def. Jared Burrow (AUR) 6-2, 6-3
2. Zach Nelson (SIM) def. Patrick MacDonald (AUR) 6-0, 6-4
3. AJ Jackson (SIM) def. Joe Mascha (AUR) 6-1, 6-3
4. Adam Wieser (SIM) def. Colin Ritchie (AUR) 6-2, 6-2
5. Reade Reiter (SIM) def. Freeman Rosencrans (AUR) 6-4, 6-0
6. Karson Richardson (SIM) def. Chris Carzoli (AUR) 6-1, 4-6, 10-2

Doubles
1. Sam Dykstra/Zach Nelson (SIM) def. Jared Burrow/Patrick MacDonald (AUR) 8-1
2. AJ Jackson/Adam Wieser (SIM) def. Joe Mascha/Colin Ritchie (AUR) 8-4
3. Matt Turnley/Aaron Smith (SIM) def. Freeman Rosencrans/Chris Carzoli (AUR) 8-1

Simpson 9, Knox 0
Singles
1. Sam Dykstra (SIM) def. Jared Schwarz (KNOX) 6-0, 6-0
2. Zach Nelson (SIM) def. Minh Le (KNOX) 6-3, 6-0
3. AJ Jackson (SIM) def. Jeffrey Xue (KNOX) 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (10-6)
4. Adam Wieser (SIM) def. Ganesh Uppalapu (KNOX) 6-0, 6-0
5. Matt Turnley (SIM) def. Brad Newland (KNOX) 6-0, 6-1
6. Brett Dewerff (SIM) def. Matt Bailey (KNOX) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles
1. Sam Dykstra/Zach Nelson (SIM) def. Jared Schwarz/Minh Le (KNOX) 8-0
2. AJ Jackson/Adam Wieser (SIM) def. Ganesh Uppalapu/Jeffrey Xue (KNOX) 8-5
3. Matt Turnley/Brett Dewerff (SIM) def. Brad Newland/Matt Bailey (KNOX) 8-2