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Sachin Mehta reaches finals at MIAC No. 4 Singles 

1998-99 Cobber Men's Tennis Box Scores
Last year's MIAC Meet results |

4/30 and 5/1 at MIAC at Gustavus |
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Final team scores and Championship match results
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At St. Peter, Minn.
By Tim Kennedy, Gustavus SID
The Gustavus menís tennis team won five of six singles titles and all three doubles titles as the Gusties won their 11th consecutive MIAC title and 25th in the past 28 years. Gustavus finished with a team total of 148 points. St. Thomas, which had two singles players and two doubles teams record runner-up finishes, placed second to the Gusties with 108 points.

David Jankowski of Bethel received the MIACís Arthur Ashe Award for tennis accomplishment, scholastic achievement, sportsmanship and humanitarian concerns. Dan Haertl of Hamline was named the MIACís Coach of the Year.

Final Team Standings
Gustavus 148
St. Thomas 108
Macalester 77
Bethel 64.5
St. Johnís 64
Carleton 62
Concordia 52.5
Hamline 18
St. Maryís 1.5

Individual Championship Results

Singles
#1 Singles
(1) Matt Lundmark (Gustavus) defeated (2) Tats Kanenari (Macalester) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3

#2 Singles
(4) John Zins (St. Johnís) defeated (3) Mads Sorenson (Macalester) 5-7, 6-0, 6-2

#3 Singles
(1)Ben Lipari (Gustavus) defeated (2) Dan Lattier (St. Thomas) 6-1, 6-1

#4 Singles
(1) Jay Bemis (Gustavus) defeated Sachin Mehta (Concordia) 6-0, 6-3

#5 Singles
(1) Nick Crossley (Gustavus) defeated (2) Derek Johnsen (St. Thomas) 6-4, 6-2

#6 Singles
(1) Mike Hom (Gustavus) defeated Aaron Schwartz (Carleton) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles
#1 Doubles
(1) Ryan Dussault-Matt Lundmark (Gustavus) defeated Matt Hering-Jeff Hahn (St. Thomas) 6-2, 6-3

#2 Doubles
(1) Jay Bemis-Nick Hupton (Gustavus) defeated Mark Tuchscherer-Jonah Beckerman (Concordia) 4-6,
6-4, 7-6 (12)

#3 Doubles
(2) Ben Lipari-Mark Jones (Gustavus) defeated (1) Dan Lattier-Dan Faulconer (St. Thomas) 6-4, 6-1




Concordia  results | See also complete results including consolation bracket matches |

Singles:
1, Jankowski, B def. Blom, C 6-1, 6-1.
    Consolation Bracket  Slade (CRL) lost to Blom (CCM) 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(4)
    Consolation Finals Wubbels (SJU) defeated Blom (CCM) 6-3, 6-2

2, Play-In  Zach Pruitt (Carleton) lost to Jonah Beckermann (Concordia)
    Zins, SJ, def. Beckerman, C, 7-5, 6-1.

3, Lattier, ST, def. Svingen, C, 6-1, 6-3.
    Consolation Bracket Fryklund (M) lost to Svingen (CNC) by default

4, Mehta, C, def. Faulconer, ST, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5.
    4,Mehta def. Houston, C, 6-1, 6-1.
    Championship match #4 Singles (1) Jay Bemis (Gustavus) defeated Sachin Mehta (Concordia) 6-0, 6-3

5, Play-In Dustin Noble (St. Mary's) lost to Mark Tuchscherer (Concordia) 1-6, 0-6
    Uemera, M, def. Tuchscherer, C, 7-6, 6-0.

6, Play-In  Rich Larson (St. John's) lost to Ben Nielsen (Concordia)
    Lehto, B, def. Nielsen, C, 6-2,  6-1.
 

Doubles:
1, Slade/Oji, C, def. Blom/Svingen 6-1, 7-5.
    Consolation Bracket Semis  Kanenari-Sorenson (M) lost to Blom-Svingen (CON) 2-6,  6-4, default
    Consolation Finals  Feldman-Walch (SM) defeated Blom-Svingen (CON) 6-2, 6-3

2, Mark Tuchscherer/Beckerman def. Koentop/Nelson, H, 6-3, 6-3.
    Semifinals (4) Tuchscherer-Beckermann (CNC) defeated Pruitt-Lemke (CRL) 6-0, 6-2
     Championship match (1) Jay Bemis-Nick Hupton (Gustavus) defeated Mark Tuchscherer-Jonah Beckerman (Concordia) 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (12)

3, Lattier/Faulconer, ST, def. Nielsen/Mehta 6-7, 6-2, 6-0.
    Consolation Bracket  Nielsen-Mehta (CON) defeated Noble-O'Keefe (SM) 6-0, 6-0
    Consolation Finals Olson-Schwart (CRL) defeated Nielsen-Mehta (CON)



Meet Preview 4/26/99
by Gustavus SID Tim Kennedy

Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Tennis Championships to be Held This Weekend at Gustavus Adolphus College

     The MIAC men's tennis championships will be contested this weekend on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn.  The host Gusties, who are the defending champions, are considered the favorites to claim their 11th consecutive league crown.  Coach Steve Wilkinson's squad
compiled a regular season dual match record of 10-0 to run their consecutive MIAC dual match win streak to 119 (Gustavus has lost only one MIAC dual match since Steve Wilkinson became the head coach in 1971 and that was to St. Thomas in 1985.  The Gusties are 248-1 in MIAC play under Wilkinson's direction).

     The Gusties return three defending champions including singles players Jay Bemis and Ben Lipari and the doubles team of Jay Bemis and Nick Hupton. Bemis was the champion at #4 singles, Lipari at #3 singles and Bemis and Hupton at #3 doubles.  Matt Lundmark also teamed with Ben Lipari at to win the #2 doubles title last year.  Lundmark is teamed with Ryan Dussault at #1 doubles this season and Lipari is playing at #3 doubles with Mark Jones. Other top contenders in singles play include Matt Hering of St. Thomas at #1 singles, Tats Kanenari of Macalester at #1 singles, and Dan Lattier of
St. Thomas at #3 singles.  Top doubles contenders include Mark Benson and Wade Hinson of Bethel, Matt Hering and Jeff Hahn of St. Thomas and Nate Svingen and Matt Blom of Concordia.
 
 
 
 

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