ORLANDO, Fla.--The Augustana University men's tennis team earned a 5-4 victory against Connecticut College in Orlando, Fla. Sunday.
The Vikings improved their record to 7-5 with the victory. The Camels are 1-4.
Connecticut College senior co-captain Jonathan Kraiger (pictured, Springfield, Vt.) battled back from a 1-0 deficit for the Camels, securing a victory at number one singles with a 10-5 triumph in the super tie-breaker. Junior Daniel Maffa (Lexington, Mass.) chipped in with a 6-3, 6-3 straight set win at number three singles for the Camels. Maffa and Charlie Williams (Mercer Island, Wash.) earned a convincing 8-1 victory at number two doubles for Connecticut College.
1. Jonathan Kraiger (CC) def. Hofer, Jared (AUGIE) 1-6, 6-3, 10-5
2. Adkins, Zachary (AUGIE) def. Charlie Williams (CC) 6-3, 6-0
3. Daniel Maffa (CC) def. Ritterbusch, Reed (AUGIE) 6-3, 6-3
4. Sawatzke, Joe (AUGIE) def. Will Cannon (CC) 7-6, 7-6
5. Johnson, Andrew (AUGIE) def. Ethan Hecker (CC) 3-6, 6-3, 10-5
6. DeSpiegler, Mark (AUGIE) def. James Wright II (CC) 6-3, 2-6, 10-8
1. Hofer, Jared/Adkins, Zachary (AUGIE) def. Jonathan Kraiger/Will Cannon (CC) 8-6
2. Daniel Maffa/Charlie Williams (CC) def. Ritterbusch, Reed/Sawatzke, Joe (AUGIE) 8-1
3. Johnny Cissel/Patrick Farrell (CC) def. Olson, Trae/Noldner, Austin (AUGIE) 8-4