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.
SOUTHWESTERN 5, COLORADO COLLEGE 3
April 21, 2018 at Colorado Springs, Colo. (Air Force Academy Courts)
|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|
|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|
|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.