The Capital University men's tennis team continued its strong play on its spring break trip Tuesday, defeating Concordia (Minn.) College 6-3 in a non-conference dual meet in Kissimmee, Fla.
The Crusaders (4-1 overall) took two of the three doubles matches before wrapping up the team victory in singles play, where they won four of the six spots.
The Cobbers dropped to 0-4 with the setback.
Senior John Murray (Bolingbrook, Ill.; above) and freshman Jared Judson (Dublin, Ohio) were involved in two wins each for Capital. Murray posted teamed with sophomore Kenny Duncan (Poland, Ohio) for an 8-6 triumph at second doubles before taking a 6-2, 6-1 decision over Devin Larson of Concordia at No. 3 singles.
Judson and fellow freshman Gian Carlo DiMIchelangelo (Westerville, Ohio) knocked off Austin Storm and Zach Biggar at No. 3 doubles by an 8-3 margin. Judson later beat Biggar 6-0, 6-3 at the sixth singles slot.
Freshman No. 1 singles player Luke Buchanan (Westerville, Ohio) recorded a 6-2, 7-5 over the Cobbers' Brian Olson. Freshman Spencer Walter (Hilliard, Ohio) rounded out the Crusaders' performance with a hard-fought 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (11-9) triumph at No. 4 singles.
Capital concludes play in Florida against Alma (Mich.) tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. The match was originally scheduled for Tuesday but was postponed due to inclement weather.