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Freshman Henry Craig won 6-2, 6-1 in No. 3 singles to help the Pioneers seize their second straight dual
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Freshman Henry Craig won 6-2, 6-1 in No. 3 singles to help the Pioneers seize their second straight dual
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Pioneers Defeat Seattle 5-1 to Claim Second Straight
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 04/05/2013
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DENVER - The University of Denver men's tennis team defeated Seattle University, 5-1 at the Gates Tennis Center on Friday. The win marks the Pioneers second straight victory and first Western Athletic Conference (WAC) victory of the season. The Pioneers improve to 5-11 overall.

The Pioneers took the early 1-0 lead after defeating Seattle in all three doubles matches.

No. 67 Enej Bonin (Koper, Slovenia) rolled past Seattle's Zach Kosanke 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles play. Redshirt senior Max Krammer (Perchtoldsdorf, Austria) played at No. 2 singles and defeated Kevin Lynch, 6-2, 6-3. Freshman Henry Craig (Murrieta, Calif.) snapped his six match losing streak by claiming a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Ian Clare. Junior Alex Clinkenbeard (Loveland, Colo.) routed Jason Bediones 6-1, 6-1 to help the Pioneers claim the dual, 5-1.

The Pioneers next match is Sunday, April 7 at New Mexico State. The match begins at 12 p.m. (MT) in Las Cruces, N.M.

Singles

1. Enej Bonin (DEN) def. Zach Kosanke (SU), 6-0, 6-0

2. Max Krammer (DEN) def. Kevin Lynch (SU), 6-2, 6-3

3. Henry Craig (DEN) def. Ian Clare (SU), 6-2, 6-1

4. Fabio Biasion (DEN) vs. Kyle Rapp (SU), DNF 6-4, 2-1

5. Alex Clinkenbeard (DEN) def. Jason Bediones (SU), 6-1, 6-1

6. Flavio Malagutti (SU) def. Frederick Bjorne (DEN), 7-5, 7-6

Doubles

1. Bonin/Krammer (DEN) vs. Lynch/Bendiones (SU), DNF 5-5

2. Clinkenbeard/Biasion (DEN) def. Kosanke/Clare (SU), 8-2

3. Manley/Craig (DEN) def. Malagutti/Rapp (SU), 8-1

 

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