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Senior Jens Vorkefeld defeated UAB's Tom Puetz 6-2, 6-0
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Senior Jens Vorkefeld defeated UAB's Tom Puetz 6-2, 6-0
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Denver Falls to UAB, 4-1
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 03/23/2013

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SAN DIEGO, Calif.- The University of Denver men's tennis team was defeated by UAB 4-1 on the third day of the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley Spring Classic.

The Pioneers were defeated in two of three doubles matches, and trailed UAB 1-0 going into singles play.

Pioneer senior Enej Bonin (Koper, Slovenia) and UAB's David Zimmerman split sets 6-2, 4-6 before their match was called. Senior Jens Vorkefeld (Ostercappeln, Germany) picked up the Pioneers only singles victory, defeating Tom Puetz 6-2, 6-0.

The Pioneers next match is at home against UC-Santa Barbara on Saturday, March 30. The match begins at 12 p.m. (MT) at Gates Tennis Center.



No. 62 Enej Bonin (DEN) vs. David Zimmerman (UAB), DNF 6-2, 4-6

Jens Vorkefeld (DEN) def. Tom Puetz (UAB), 6-2, 6-0

Rafael Rondino (UAB) def. Henry Craig (DEN), 6-4, 6-1

Chris Helliar (UAB) def. Max Krammer (DEN), 7-6, 6-1

Fabio Biasion (DEN) vs. Luiz Pinto (UAB), 6-0, 6-2

Lucas Dirube (UAB) def. Frederick Bjorne (DEN), 6-4, 6-0

Order of Finish: 2,6,4,3



Enej Bonin/Jens Vorkefeld (DEN) vs. Zimmerman/Puetz (UAB), DNF 7-6

Helliar/Dirube (UAB) def. Max Krammer/Fabio Biasion (DEN), 8-4

Rondino/Pinto (UAB) def. Henry Craig/Luke Manley (DEN), 8-3

Order of Finish: 2,3


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