Men’s tennis team upended by Lawrence Tech

Max Grabel
Max Grabel

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The Olivet College men's tennis team was upended by Lawrence Tech, 9-0, this afternoon at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield.

THE BASICS                                                    
Final Score:
Lawrence Tech 9, Olivet 0
Location: Franklin Athletic Club; Southfield, Mich.
Records: Lawrence Tech 3-1 overall, Olivet 0-3 overall

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Blue Devils lost only three total games to sweep the three doubles flights by 8-2, 8-1 and 8-0 scores.
  • Singles play went the way of Lawrence Tech with six straight set victories.

FOR THE COMETS

  • Sophomore Max Grabel won three games at the No. 1 singles flight.
  • Freshman Tyler Stepaniak also won three games at No. 5 singles.

QUOTE FROM HEAD COACH ANDREW DEBRUYN

  • "We may have lost but I am proud of the way the guys played. We are such a young team but we have gone out there each time and played as well as we can against teams with a lot more experienced players."

UP NEXT

  • Olivet will play its final match of the fall season next Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Concordia University.