Pack Falls to No. 13 Ole Miss in ITA Kick Off Championship
Jan. 26, 2013
OXFORD, Miss. - The NC State men's tennis team fell in the championship match of the 2013 ITA Kick Off Weekend, 4-0, against the 13th-ranked Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday at the Gillom Sports Center.
The match started in doubles play where the Wolfpack dropped the first two matches and trailed 1-0 heading into singles play. Dave Thomson and Sean Weber fell to Nik Scholtz and Jonas Lutjen, 8-4, while Robbie Mudge and Thomas Weigel lost to Johan Backstrom and Stefan Lindmark, 8-3.
In singles play, Austin Powell stumbled against the 33rd-ranked Nik Scholtz, 6-2, 6-3, at the 1 spot in the lineup. Thomson fell to No. 5 Jonas Lutjen, 6-1, 6-2, and Mudge dropped his match against 95th-ranked William Kallberg, 6-3, 6-1.
NC State will return to action at home on Friday, Feb. 1, against Northwestern at 4:30 p.m. in the J.W. Isenhour Center.
ITA Kick-Off Weekend
1. #33 Nik Scholtz (OM) def. Austin Powell (NCSTATE) 6-2, 6-3
2. #5 Jonas Lutjen (OM) def. Dave Thomson (NCSTATE) 6-1, 6-2
3. #95 William Kallberg (OM) def. Robbie Mudge (NCSTATE) 6-3, 6-1
4. Thomas Weigel (NCSTATE) vs. Johan Backstrom (OM) no result
5. Sean Weber (NCSTATE) vs. Stefan Lindmark (OM) no result
6. Simon Norenius (NCSTATE) vs. Adrian Skogeng (OM) no result