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OTTAWA, Kan. - The Friends University men's tennis team, receiving votes in the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll, continued its great start to the spring season, sweeping Ottawa 9-0 Monday afternoon.
The #1 singles match between Ferdinand Ostrowicki (SO/Stuttgart, Germany) and Jacob Brendemuehl for the Braves was a great one with Ostrowicki winning 7-5, 6-4. Jonas Zetzsche (SO/Mannheim, Germany) had another great match at #3 singles, squeaking out a 6-3, 7-6 victory and Pascal Wawrzinek (SO/Dusseldorf, Germany) swept through the #2 singles.
The Falcons got forfeit victories at #6 singles and #3 doubles.
Friends 9, Ottawa 0
1. Ostrowicki (FU) def Jacob Brendemuehl (OU) 7-5, 6-4
2. Wawrzinek (FU) def Brenson Vile (OU) 6-0, 6-0
3. Zetsche (FU) def Raj Selvaraj (OU) 6-3, 7-6
4. Johannes Bennewitz (FR/Hamburg, Germany) (FU) def Brandon Edwards (OU) 6-1, 6-4
5. Stefan Nikolic (SO/Belgrade, Serbia) (FU) def Austin Hale (OU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Camp (FU) won via forfeit
1. Ostrowicki/Wawrzinek (FU) def Brendemuehl/Vile (OU) 8-4
2. Zetsche/Camp (FU) def Edwards/Selvaraj (OU) 8-3
3. Bennewitz/Nikolic (FU) won via forfeit
Friends improved to 6-3 in the spring and 2-0 in KCAC play.
In the women's match, Ottawa defeated Friends 7-2, with the Falcons picking up a pair of forfeit victories. Friends fell to 0-6 in the spring and 0-2 in the KCAC
1. Madeline Bellew (OU) def Torye Lembke (SR/Wichita, Kan.) (FU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Jennifer Luedtke (OU) def Michaela Blakely (FU) 6-0, 6-0
3. Lexis Hibbs (OU) def Taylor Killman (SO/Yukon, Okla.) (FU) 6-1, 6-0
4. Danike Good (OU) def Tori Wissley (FU) 6-1, 6-0
5. Kimisha Peterson (OU) def Alex Shamburger (FU) 6-0, 6-1
6. Alexis Johnson (SO/Wichita, Kan.) (FU) won via forfeit
1. Luedtke/Bellew (OU) def Lembke/Blakely (FU) 8-0
2. Hibbs/Good (OU) def Wissley/Shamburger (FU) 8-0
3. Killman/Johnson (FU) won via forfeit