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Ole fall in MIAC title match at Gustavus

Mike Ludwig
May 4, 2014

ST. PETER, Minn. - The St. Olaf men's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to Gustavus Adolphus College in the MIAC Playoff championship on Sunday afternoon.

St. Olaf had its lone victory from Matt Christensen at the No. 5 singles spot. Christensen won the first set 6-3, droped the second 4-6 and finished with a 10-3 third set tie-breaker.

The 15th-ranked Gusties had straight-set wins in each of the other five singles matches and held off St. Olaf in all three doubles flights. Joey Kronzer and Stephen Nolan dropped an 8-5 match at No. 1.

The championship appearance was the second in the last five seasons for St. Olaf. Gustavus has now won seven of the last eight MIAC postseason titles.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.