Southwestern Fights Off Colorado College to Advance to SCAC Men's Tennis Final

Southwestern Fights Off Colorado College to Advance to SCAC Men's Tennis Final

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Top seeded Southwestern University fought off a determined Colorado College squad with a 5-3 victory Saturday morning in the first semifinal of the SCAC Men's Tennis Championship. Official Website l Bracket l Postmatch Interview

In a match that lasted 3 hours and 52 minutes, the Pirates held off the host Tigers to advance to the SCAC men's tournament final for the fourth consecutive year.

April 21, 2018 at Colorado Springs, Colo. (Air Force Academy Courts)

Singles competition
1. Alexis Dimanche (SUMTN) def. Noah Forman (CCM) 6-4, 6-4
2. Dean Dulthummon (SUMTN) def. Sam Hum (CCM) 6-4, 6-3
3. Alex Kley (CCM) def. Grant Gideon (SUMTN) 7-5, 6-3
4. Logan Pepperl (CCM) def. Tyler Norman (SUMTN) 6-1, 6-2
5. Jeremy Wilson (SUMTN) def. Christian Kitchen (CCM) 6-4, 6-4
6. Alonso Fernandez (SUMTN) vs. Brian Chen (CCM) 6-3, 5-0, unfinished
Doubles competition
1. Noah Forman/Sam Hum (CCM) def. Alexis Dimanche/Grant Gideon (SUMTN) 9-7
2. Dean Dulthummon/Alonso Fernandez (SUMTN) def. Brian Chen/Christian Kitchen (CCM) 8-5
3. David Strong/Jeremy Wilson (SUMTN) def. Alex Kley/Logan Pepperl (CCM) 8-4


Match Notes
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (4,1,2,3,5)


The Pirates will move on to face the winner of the Austin College/Trinity match at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday for the SCAC men's championship. The match will be played on the indoor courts at the Air Force Academy. Meanwhile, the Tigers will play in the third-place match tomorrow at 10 a.m., against the loser of the Austin College/Trinity match. That match will be played outdoors at Memorial Park.

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