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Stags Win 11th Straight Against #10 Concordia

Joe Dorn (Photo by John Valenzuela)

CMS Stags Tennis won its eleventh match in a row on Friday, beating the 10th ranked team in NAIA, Concordia, by an 8-1 margin. Sophomores Joe Dorn (Washington D.C.) and Nikolas Marino (San Diego, CA) won in both singles and doubles as the Stags moved to 22-3 overall.

Marino won his team leading 20th singles match at the #3 position, after he and partner Alex Lane (Sr. - Claremont, CA) were easy 8-2 winners at #3 doubles. Dorn won his 16th at #2 singles, after he Warren Wood (So. - Del Mar, CA) got their 23rd victory at #1 doubles. Lane and freshman Skyler Butts (Santa Ana, CA) were also two match winners on the day. Lane was an easy straight set winner at #4 singles, while Butts yielded only a single game at #5 singles. Butts and junior captain Neel Kotrappa (La Verne, CA) completed the Stags' fourteenth doubles sweep of the season with their win at #2.

CMS wraps up non-conference play on Sunday against West Region rival UC Santa Cruz, ranked #10 nationally in Division III. Match time at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center is 11:00 AM.

#1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (8) vs. #10 Concordia (1)
April 19, 2013 at Claremont, CA (Biszantz Family Tennis Center)

Doubles
1. Warren Wood / Joe Dorn (CMS) def. Bruno Kliskinic / Chris Wickenhauser (Concordia) 8-1
2. Neel Kotrappa / Skyler Butts (CMS) def. Patrick Szeremeta / Micah Groom (Concordia) 8-5
3. Nikolas Marino / Alex Lane (CMS) def. Marc Reddman / Farren Casad (Concordia) 8-2

Singles
1. Bruno Kliskinic (Concordia) def. Warren Wood (CMS) 6-4, 6-7(3), (10-6)
2. Joe Dorn (CMS) def. Chris Wickenhauser (Concordia) 6-1, 6-4
3. Nikolas Marino (CMS) def. Marc Reddman (Concordia) 6-0, 6-1
4. Alex Lane (CMS) def. Micah Groom (Concordia)  6-2, 6-3
5. Skyler Butts (CMS) def. Patrick Szeremeta (Concordia) 6-1, 6-0
6. Alex Johnson (CMS) def. Farren Casad (Concordia) 6-0, 6-1

Order of completion
Doubles: 1, 3, 2
Singles: 3, 5, 6, 4, 2, 1