KWU Men's Tennis Ends Season with Loss to Ottawa

KWU Men's Tennis Ends Season with Loss to Ottawa

Kansas Wesleyan Men's Tennis saw its season come to an end on Wednesday as the Coyotes dropped a 4-2 decision to Ottawa in the KCAC quarterfinal round at Genesis Health Club.

The Coyotes would pick up a win in doubles, earning the doubles point by winning two of three flights. Bryce Ware (SO/Amarillo, Texas) and Garrison Wright (SO/Maize, Kan.) beat Oscar Giorgio and Julian Toloza 7-6, and Adam Hanson (FR/Edmond, Okla.) and Luke Craft (SO/Manhattan, Kan.) beat Jhoel Quinonez and Kevin Ugarteche 6-4. Ottawa got one doubles win as Santiago Tartaglia and Oscar Aguilera beat Alex Sherer (SO/Rossville, Kan.) and Jacob Phelps (FR/Lawton, Okla.) 6-3.

Ware got the only point of the match in singles play. The ITA No. 37 ranked player in the NAIA beat Tartaglia 6-2, 7-5 at No. 1. Ottawa won the other four matches that were completed to clinch the match. Toloza beat Sherer 7-5, 6-3; Quinonez beat Wright 6-4, 6-2; Ugarteche beat Jacob Phelps 6-2, 6-2; Giorgio beat Hanson 6-1, 6-2.

One match was unfinished at the time of clinch as Aguilera was leading Collin Phelps (FR/Salina, Kan.) 6-2 and was early in the second set.

The Coyotes finish their season with an 8-11 record.

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