NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Privateers (4-2) endured through a tough doubles point and had a rally at flight one singles on the way to a 4-2 win over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks (8-3) on Wednesday afternoon at the University Tennis Center.
After claiming Southland Player of the Week honors, Vos was one of two matches still going. Deep in the third set, Vos was down a break at 4-2 but came storming back. He won the next four games and had an overhead winner to seal the deal.
Johannes Klein and Max Heinzel got the doubles point started with a 6-4 win at flight two. The Fighting Hawks scored a win at flight one as they won a tiebreak by holding after a 6-1 start to the tiebreak.
In flight three, Luke Joujan and Marcel Volz were ahead 6-5 but down 40-0. The duo rattled off four points in a row though to secure the break and the opening point of the match.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
Volz was the first off court after he put together a 6-3, 6-2 performance to put the Privateers ahead 2-0. Misha Fomenkov also separated late in the second set in a 6-4, 6-2 victory at flight five.
North Dakota earned points at flight two and four with both matches finishing in straight sets.
FROM COACH KANGA
“You never know what to expect from these teams. I think we’re playing well and today the doubles point made a big difference. Today was very difficult with the wind and I thought the players overall made the adjusments they had to make.”
The men’s team will remain home to face Loyola (N.O.) on Wednesday, Mar. 24. First serve is scheduled for 3 p.m.