Men’s Tennis Wins Summit League Tournament Championship

first_img 2. Ben Clark/Finley Hall (DU) def. Chad Kissell/Brandon Ancona (VALPO) 6-1 Junior Vinny Gillespie put Drake up 2-0 as he rolled past Kweisi Kenyatte, 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 singles. Hands won in straight sets 6-3, 6-1 at No. 3 to give the Bulldogs a 3-0 advantage. 1. Kweisi Kenyatte/Garrett Gardner (VALPO) vs. Barny Thorold/Vinny Gillespie (DU) no result The Bulldogs will find out their NCAA Tournament destination on Tuesday, May 1 when the 64-team field is revealed on NCAA.com at 4:30 p.m. 2. Vinny Gillespie (DU) def. Kweisi Kenyatte (VALPO) 6-2, 6-0 1. Chad Kissell (VALPO) def. Barny Thorold (DU) 6-3, 6-1 Drake 18-13 Drake 4, Valparaiso 1Apr 28, 2018  3. Tom Hands (DU) def. Brandon Ancona (VALPO) 6-3, 6-1 Valparaiso 9-11 Hall overcame a set deficit to win 5-7, 6-2, 6-3 and clinch the Bulldogs’ Summit League Tournament title.  Print Friendly Version 6. Finley Hall (DU) def. Daniel Langston (VALPO) 5-7, 6-2, 6-3 DENVER, Colo. – The Drake University men’s tennis team secured its 11th berth to the NCAA Tournament Saturday as the Bulldogs beat Valparaiso, 4-1, in the Summit League Championship match to earn the Summit League’s automatic bid.The Bulldogs gained an early 1-0 lead by taking the doubles point. Ben Clark and Finley Hall cruised past Chad Kissel and Brandon Ancona, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles, while Ben Wood and Tom Hands secured the point with a 6-2 win at No. 3. Singles competition 4. Gabriel Carvajal (VALPO) vs. Ben Wood (DU) no result 3. Ben Wood/Tom Hands (DU) def. Daniel Langston/Brian Pecyna (VALPO) 6-2 Match Notes Doubles competition Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (2,3,1,6) 5. Garrett Gardner (VALPO) vs. Ben Clark (DU) no result The Crusaders got on the board with a win at No. 1.last_img read more