Sophomore Jordan Swanson returns a serve during his No.3 singles match against No.9-ranked Gustavus on Saturday.  
Same Ol', Same Ol'!

Courtesy of, Release: February 14, 2009

Match Scoreboard:


Opponent's Website: Gustavus Men's Tennis

Match Results: Gustavus Box Score - Online!

Match Rewind:

Final Score:
Concordia-Moorhead 0, #9 Gustavus 9

Date: February 14, 2009
Location: Fargo, N.D./Courts Plus

Start Time: 5 p.m.

Individual Match Results:  

Doubles competition
1. John Kauss/Mike Burdakin (GAC) def.

Matt Edin/Kirby Johnson (CC) 8-3
2. Charlie Paukert/Nick Hansen (GAC) def.

Chad Smith/Jordan Swanson (CC) 8-3
3. Patrick Clark/Ashok Jethwa (GAC) def.

Bryn Homuth/Arnie Andreasen (CC) 8-3

Singles competition
1. John Kauss (GAC) def. Matt Edin (CC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Charlie Paukert (GAC) def. Chad Smith (CC) 6-0, 6-2
3. Mike Burdakin (GAC) def. Kirby Johnson (CC) 6-2, 6-0
4. P.Clark (GAC) def. Jordan Swanson (CC) 6-3, 6-1
5. Ashok Jethwa (GAC) def. Justin LaBeaux (CC) 6-2, 6-2
6. Nick Hansen (GAC) def. Bryn Homuth (CC) 6-0, 6-0

Match Notes:

Gustavus Adolphus College 3-2/1-0 MIAC;

National Ranking #9; Regional Ranking #3
Concordia-Moorhead 1-3/0-1 MIAC
- Concordia loses conference opener for the 11th straight year
- Gusties win their season opener and move to 3-2 on the year
- Gusties were ranked 9th in the ITA Fall National Poll
T-2:55 A-78

Match Recap:

FARGO, N.D. (2/14/09)-- It was business as usual for the Cobber men's team against No.9-ranked Gustavus on Saturday. Concordia lost all nine matches and fell to the national powerhouse Gusties in Fargo.

Concordia did manage to put up good numbers in all three doubles matches and came away with some stellar play in singles but in the end the Gusties tennis dominance over the MIAC continued as they won their conference opening match of the year.

The Cobbers dropped their 11th straight season opener with many of those losses coming to Gustavus.

Concordia lost all three doubles matches by identical 8-3 scores. CC's No.1 doubles team of Matt Edin and Kirby Johnson continued to get better as a tandem but ended up losing 8-3.

In singles play sophomore Jordan Swanson won the most games in a single set as he lost 6-3, 6-1 at No. 4 singles. Edin and No.5 singles player Justin LeBeaux dropped 6-2, 6-2 matches and Johnson and No. 2 singles player Chad Smith lost by identical 6-0, 6-2 scores.

Concordia will look to rebound when they host St. Thomas on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 8:30 a.m. in Olson Forum.