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Men's Tennis - Sun, Mar. 19, 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS - The Marian men's tennis team took care of business early and earned a 6-3 win over IU-Southeast in the team's spring season home opener Sunday at the Marian Tennis Courts. With the iwn, the Knights are 12-6 on the season. 

Marian went 2-1 in doubles play, but took the first two as Marcus Hirsch and Alex Wittenbaum won 8-3 over Bryson Mills and Daulton Fensler at No. 3, and Danny Albert and Nathan Bogle won 8-5 at No. 1 over Jon James and Chris Braun. At No. 2, Marty Pochop and Ian Deiters lost 8-4 to Brock Winchell and Garrett Fensler.

The Knights sealed the win with three-straight victories to start off singles play. At No. 3, Albert beat James 6-4, 6-3 and Bogle beat Garrett Fensler 6-3, 6-3 at No. 2. Wittenbaum clinched the Marian win with a 7-5, 6-2 win at No. 4. The Grenadiers picked up a win at No. 1 from Windell as he defeated Pochop 2-6, 7-5, (10-8). Deiters earned the final win of the day for the Knights as he bested Braun 6-4, 7-6 (2). The final match of the day went to IU-Southeast as Sam venter beat Hirsch 6-4, 6-2 at No. 6.

Marian will host Lindenwood-Belleville Friday at 1:30 at the Marian Tennis Courts. Your online source for Marian Athletics, tickets, multimedia, Knight merchandise, photos and more.