The Pioneers claimed two of three doubles matches to take the early 1-0 lead.
In singles, freshman Henry Craig (Murrieta, Calif.) defeated Utah State's Matt Sweet 6-4, 6-1 in the No. 3 spot. Senior Jens Vorkefeld (Ostercappeln, Germany) claimed a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Fredrik Peterson in No. 2 singles. Junior Alex Clinkenbeard (Loveland, Colo.) beat Curran Wearmouth 6-4, 6-1 to pick up the decisive fourth point and defeat Utah State, 4-0.
The Pioneers final regular season match is Sunday, April 21 at Idaho. The match begins at 9 a.m. (MT).
1. Enej Bonin (DEN) vs. Sven Poslusny (USU), 7-6, 2-2
2. Jens Vorkefeld (DEN) def. Fredrik Peterson (USU), 6-3, 6-2
3. Henry Craig (DEN) def. Matt Sweet (USU), 6-4, 6-1
4. Alex Clinkenbeard (DEN) def. Curran Wearmouth (USU), 6-4, 6-1
5. Luke Manley (DEN) vs. Marcus Fritz (USU), 6-3, 4-6 0-1
6. Frederick Bjorne (DEN) vs. Andrew Whiting (USU), 5-7, 6-2
Order 3, 2, 4
1. Bonin/Vorkefeld (DEN) def. Poslusny/Sweet (USU), 8-5
2. Krammer/Biasion (DEN) vs. Fritz/Whiting (USU), 7-5
3. Manley/Clinkenbeard (DEN) def. Peterson/Wearmouth (USU), 8-4
Order 1, 3
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