Sablay Earns Men's Tennis Lone Win at IIAC Singles and DoublesTournament

Sep 25, 2015

Men's Tennis IIAC CShips 2015
WATERLOO, Iowa - Sophomore Matthew Sablay, seeded No. 3 in Flight B, secured the University of Dubuque men's tennis team's lone win (7-6, 3-6, 1-0), but fell in the Quarterfinals of the Iowa Conference singles tournament on Friday afternoon.

It was the Spartans and most of the Iowa Conference teams' first action of the year as Sablay, sophomore Ranfer Hernandez, sophomore Zebulon Hill, and freshman Alvaro Rubiano Blanco all competed.

Hernandez bowed out in the first round in Flight B (2-6, 4-6) while Hill (6-3, 1-6, 0-1) and Blanco (1-6, 5-7) fell in the first round of Flight C. 

The Spartans lone doubles team of Sablay and Hernandez, seeded No. 1 in Flight B, earned a bye in round one and fell in round two after retiring in the second set.