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Hogs Fall to Ole Miss

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Hogs Fall to Ole Miss

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas men’s tennis teams dropped to 3-9 (0-4 SEC) on the season after falling to No. 22 Ole Miss, 5-2, on Sunday.

In doubles play, the Hogs kept the matches close throughout, but were eventually overpowered by the Rebels. Kalle Norberg and Adrian Forberg Skogeng defeated Gregoire Lehmann and Matt Walters 8-6. Tucker Vorster and Jonas Lutjen finished off Nikolas Zogaj and Mike Ward 8-5 at two to clinch the point. The third match was tied at 7, but remained unfinished.

In singles play, the Razorbacks dropped four straight points before getting their first win against the Rebels. Lutjen downed Zogaj 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3, Forberg Skogeng took out Manfred Jeske 6-1, 6-2 at No. 6 and then Vorster finished it off with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Matt Hogan at No. 2. Chris Thiemann defeated Matt Walters 6-4, 6-1 at No. 5 singles for the Rebel’s final point of the match.

The Hogs finished the match with two wins of their own. Chris Nott got a big win over No. 100-ranked Marcel Thiemann in the No. 1 position 3-6, 6-4, 1-0(8). Gregoire Lehmann also defeated Johan Backstrom at the No. 4 position, 3-6, 6-2, 1-0(8).

The Razorbacks will play at home again on Wednesday against Wichita State at 3 p.m., at the Billingsley Tennis Center. For more information regarding the men’s tennis team, log on to www.ArkansasRazorbacks.com.

#22 Ole Miss 5, #62 Arkansas 2

March 13, 12 p.m.

Doubles

Order of finish: 3, 2*

1. Thiemann/Thiemann (OM) vs. Nott/Hogan (UA) 7-7UNF

2. Vorster/Lutjen (OM) def. Zogaj-Ward (UA) 8-5 3. Norberg/Forberg Skogeng (OM) def. Lehmann/Walters (UA) 8-6

Singles

Order of finish: 3, 6, 2*, 5, 1, 4

1. Chris Nott (UA) def. Marcel Thiemann (OM) 3-6, 6-4, 1-0(8)

2. Tucker Vorster (OM) def. Matt Hogan (UA) 6-4, 6-3

3. Jonas Lutjen (OM) def. Nikolas Zogaj (UA) 6-1, 6-3

4. Gregoire Lehmann (UA) def. Johan Backstrom (OM) 3-6, 6-2, 1-0(8)

5. Chris Thiemann (OM) def. Matt Walters (UA) 6-4, 6-1

6. Adrian Skogeng (OM) def. Manfred Jeske (UA) 6-1, 6-2



Sports Category : Tennis (M)