Men's Tennis Split on Senior Day

Apr 21, 2018

BOX SCORE vs. Central

BOX SCORE vs. Simpson


DUBUQUE, Iowa - The University of Dubuque men's tennis team split on Senior Day, losing to the Central Dutch 1-8 before capturing the victory over the Simpson College Storm in a thrilling 5-4 win. Early morning rain pushed the Dutch match indoors, but the Spartans and Storm were able to venture outdoors for their match.

Ranfer Hernandez went 2-0 at #3 singles by beating Central's Tom Palmer in a tie break 6-2, 7-6 (7-1) and winning over AJ Jackson of Simpson 6-1, 6-4. UD jumped out to an early lead against Simpson by taking 2-3 doubles matches and captured #1, #2, and #3 singles to claim the match victory.

The Spartans travel across town on Tuesday to face the Loras College Duhawks  at 3:30 p.m. before making the long journey to Nebraska Wesleyan University Prairiewolves in Lincoln, Neb. on Saturday April 28 for a 9:00 match before wrapping up the regular season at Buena Vista University Beavers in Storm Lake, Iowa, on Sunday, April 29 at 10:00 a.m.. The Iowa individual tournament begins on May 4-5 at #1 seed.


Central 8, Dubuque, Univ. of 1
Apr 21, 2018 at Dubuque, Iowa 

Singles competition
1. Garret Taylor (CENM) def. Matthew Sablay (DBQM) 7-6, 6-4
2. Jacob Logan (CENM) def. Juan Quiroga (DBQM) 7-5, 6-2
3. Ranfer Hernandez (DBQM) def. Tom Palmer (CENM) 6-2, 7-6 (7-1)
4. William Isiminger (CENM) def. Zebulon Hill (DBQM) 6-0, 6-0
5. CJ Cliff (CENM) def. Ozzy Schiessl (DBQM) 6-0, 6-0
6. David Boschma (CENM) def. Bogdan Ganea (DBQM) 6-0, 6-1


Doubles competition
1. William Isiminger/Garret Taylor (CENM) def. Juan Quiroga/Ranfer Hernandez (DBQM) 8-5
2. Jacob Logan/CJ Cliff (CENM) def. Matthew Sablay/Zebulon Hill (DBQM) 8-2
3. Jimmy Cunningham/Scott Wilson (CENM) def. Ozzy Schiessl/Bogdan Ganea (DBQM) 8-2


Match Notes
Central 12-10
Dubuque, Univ. of 2-10


Match #2

Dubuque, Univ. of 5, Simpson 4
Apr 21, 2018 at Dubuque, Iowa 


Singles competition
1. Matthew Sablay (DBQM) def. Sam Dykstra (SIMM) 6-3, 6-2
2. Juan Quiroga (DBQM) def. Zach Nelson (SIMM) 6-2, 6-0
3. Ranfer Hernandez (DBQM) def. AJ Jackson (SIMM) 6-1, 6-4
4. Adam Wieser (SIMM) def. Zebulon Hill (DBQM) 6-4, 7-5
5. Matt Turnley (SIMM) def. Ozzy Schiessl (DBQM) 6-1, 6-1
6. Reade Reiter (SIMM) def. Devon Gerber (DBQM) 6-0, 6-1


Doubles competition
1. Juan Quiroga/Ranfer Hernandez (DBQM) def. Sam Dykstra/AJ Jackson (SIMM) 8-1
2. Matthew Sablay/Zebulon Hill (DBQM) def. Zach Nelson/Adam Wieser (SIMM) 8-4
3. Matt Turnley/Reade Reiter (SIMM) def. Ozzy Schiessl/Devon Gerber (DBQM) 8-2


Match Notes
Simpson 7-12
Dubuque, Univ. of 3-10