The Nebraska Wesleyan men's tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision to Concordia University on Tuesday (Apr. 13) giving them their first Great Plains Athletic Conference loss of the season. NWU falls to 5-9 overall and 3-1 in GPAC play.
The Bulldogs got off to a good start as they won two out of the three doubles matches. The only win for the Prairie Wolves was at No. 3 doubles as Ryan McCarty and Johnny Landell teamed up to win 8-5.
In singles action, four of the six matches went three sets. NWU picked up victories at No. 1 and No. 5 singles. Nate Hoppe defeated Jeremy Jank in a very competitive match at No. 1 singles. Hoppe won 6-2, 3-6, 11-9. At No. 5, McCarty picked up his second win of the day as he defeated Cole Egger, 6-4, 2-6, 10-7.
The other two three-set matches were at No. 2 and No. 6 singles. Mike Larsen lost to Jon Schleicher at No. 2 singles, 5-7, 6-3, 10-4 then Johnny Landell fell to Tim Meyer at No. 6 singles in scores of 0-6, 6-0, 10-7.
Nebraska Wesleyan will be back in action on Saturday (Apr. 17) when they host Hastings College at 9 a.m.