Hernandez Wins #4 Singles Against Kohawks

Apr 14, 2015


DUBUQUE, Iowa - The University of Dubuque men's tennis team entered Tuesday's match with a tough opponent looming in league play. The #36-ranked Coe College Kohawks (16-4 overall, 5-0 in IIAC) made the short drive to Dubuque and quick work of the Spartans, taking the match 8-1. UD's Ranfer Hernandez playing #4 singles def. Matt Moore 2-6, 6-1, 12-10 for the lone Spartan victory. He improved to 11-6 overall in singles play.

UD despite the loss, displayed moments and strokes showing how well they can play against top-ranked competition. The Spartans failed to score a point in just one singles match and one doubles match.

#36 Coe College 8, University of Dubuque 1
Apr 14, 2015 at Dubuque, Iowa (Frank Farber Tennis Courts) 

Singles competition
1. Noah Sprinkel (COEM) def. Richard Rhinehart (DBQM) 6-1, 6-1
2. Ryan Hickman (COEM) def. Matthew Sablay (DBQM) 6-3, 6-0
3. Alex Bernt (COEM) def. Nikolay Gospodinov (DBQM) 6-0, 6-0
4. Ranfer Hernandez (DBQM) def. Matt Moore (COEM) 2-6, 6-1, 12-10
5. Mark Kroll (COEM) def. Jordan Hamling (DBQM) 6-1, 6-2
6. Uzir Thapa (COEM) def. Zebulon Hill (DBQM) 6-1, 6-2


Doubles competition
1. Noah Sprinkel/Ryan Hickman (COEM) def. Richard Rhinehart/Matthew Sablay (DBQM) 8-1
2. Alex Bernt/Matt Moore (COEM) def. Nikolay Gospodinov/Ranfer Hernandez (DBQM) 8-3
3. Mark Kroll/Uzir Thapa (COEM) def. Jordan Hamling/Zebulon Hill (DBQM) 8-0


Match Notes
Coe College 16-4, 5-0 in IIAC; National ranking #36
University of Dubuque 5-12, 1-3 in IIAC
T-2:10 A-14