Augustana University 5, Connecticut College 4 Kraiger Posts Comeback Victory at #1 Singles for Camels

Augustana University 5, Connecticut College 4 Kraiger Posts Comeback Victory at #1 Singles for Camels

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.

Sophomore co-captain Patrick Farrell (Smithtown, N.Y.) and Johnny Cissel (Amherst, N.H.) coasted in an 8-4 win at third doubles.

Singles:

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

 

Doubles:

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