Calvin Men's Tennis Falls to Regionally-Ranked Grinnell College

Calvin Men's Tennis Falls to Regionally-Ranked Grinnell College

ORLANDO, FL - Calvin dropped a 6-3 decision to regionally-ranked Grinnell College Friday morning at the United States Tennis Association complex.

Ranked 14th in the ITA Division III Central Region rankings, Grinnell (6-8) gained a 2-1 advantage after doubles play with all three fights tightly contest.

Calvin (8-2) picked up a win at No. 3 doubles as senior Tony Vroon (Grand Rapids, Mich./South Christian HS) and sophomore Jason Wolters (Hudsonville, Mich./Unity Christian HS) claimed a 9-8 win. Senior Taylor Asfour (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) and junior Matt VanWinkle (St. Joseph, Mich./St. Joseph HS) dropped a tight 8-6 match at No. 1 doubles while freshman Rodrigo Castellanos Vaca Guzman (Tarija, Bolivia/Felipe Palazon HS) and junior David Brown (Lake Zurich, Il./Lake Zurich HS) fell 9-7 at No. 2 doubles.

In singles action, Calvin picked up singles victories at No. 2 and No. 4 singles. VanWinkle was a 3-6, 6-3, 10-8 winner at No. 2 singles while Wolters claimed a 6-4, 3-6, 11-9 win at No. 4 singles.

Calvin had two other singles flights go three sets but came up just short. Freshman Owen Brookhouse (Whitinsville, Mass./Whitinsville Christian HS) fell 6-3, 4-6, 10-3 at No. 5 singles while senior Jared Doezema (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) fell 6-3, 4-6, 13-11 at No. 6 singles.

Calvin is scheduled to complete its spring trip to Orlando on Friday with matches against Carthage and Keiser.