Men's Tennis Falls to Luther College in Spring Break Opener

Men's Tennis Falls to Luther College in Spring Break Opener

ORLANDO, FL - The Calvin men's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to Luther College Monday morning on the opening day of its spring break trip.

The loss was the first of the year for the Knights who are now 7-1 on the season.

Senior Tony Vroon (Grand Rapids, Mich./South Christian HS) and sophomore Jason Wolters (Hudsonville, Mich./Unity Christian HS) claimed an 8-6 decision at No. 3 doubles. Junior Matt VanWinkle (St. Joseph, Mich./St. Joseph HS) and senior Taylor Asfour (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) fell 8-4 at No. 1 doubles while junior David Brown (Lake Zurich, Il./Lake Zurich HS) and freshman Rodrigo Castellanos Vaca Guzman (Tarija, Bolivia/Felipe Palazon HS) fell 8-4 at No. 2 doubles.

Luther swept the six singles points. VanWinkle put up a strong fight at No. 3 singles before falling 6-3, 7-6. Vroon also dropped a tough 6-2, 7-5 match at No. 5 singles while Wolters fell 7-5, 6-3 at No. 6 singles.

Calvin is back in action on Tuesday, facing Lawrence College at 1 p.m.