MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – The Dartmouth men’s tennis team returned to action on day two of the Gopher Invitational on Saturday. The Big Green won eight singles matches and one doubles match.
Conklin and Ross both went 2-0 in singles action throughout the day. In the consolation quarterfinal, both rookies faced players from Denver. Conklin had a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Eric Morris, while Ross took down Jesse Ruder-Hook, 6-3, 6-4. In the consolation semifinal against Wisconsin, Conklin defeated Krill, 6-4, 4-6, (12-10), and Ross had a 2-6, 6-3, (10-4) win over Colton.
Freshman Gilbert Jaeger also had an undefeated day. In the second round, he defeated Notre Dame’s Conor Somers, 6-4, 6-1, while in the third round, he had a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Denver’s Aaron Diemer. Junior Roko Glasnovic picked up a win in the quarterfinal, defeating Daniel Soyfer of Wisconsin, 1-6, 6-2, (12-10), and freshman John Speicher had a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Drew Dawson of Notre Dame in the second round.
At the Connecticut State Championship hosted by Yale, senior Paul Midgley dropped his semifinal match to a player from St. John’s.
The Big Green will conclude the Gopher Invitational on Sunday.
Stevens/Gentry (Oregon) def. Horneffer/Glasnovic (Dartmouth), 6-3
Doubles Consolation Semifinal
Conklin/Ross (Dartmouth) def. Colton/Krill (Wisconsin), 6-3
Doubles Third Round
Huynh/Diemer (Denver) def. Jaeger/Speicher (Dartmouth), 7-5
O’Hoisin (Wisconsin) def. Horneffer (Dartmouth), 6-4, 3-6, (10-6)
Glasnovic (Dartmouth) def. Soyfer (Wisconsin), 1-6, 6-2, (12-10)
Singles Consolation Quarterfinal
Conklin (Dartmouth) def. Morris (Denver), 6-4, 6-2
Ross (Dartmouth) def. Ruder-Hook (Denver), 6-3, 6-4
Singles Second Round
Speicher (Dartmouth) def. Dawson (ND), 6-0, 6-2
Jaeger (Dartmouth) def. Somers (ND), 6-4, 6-1
Stevens (Oregon) def. Horneffer (Dartmouth), 6-4, 6-3
Gentry (Oregon) def. Glasnovic (Dartmouth), 5-7, 6-3, (10-2)
Singles Consolation Semifinal
Ross (Dartmouth) def. Colton (Wisconsin), 2-6, 6-3, (10-4)
Conklin (Dartmouth) def. Krill (Wisconsin), 6-4, 4-6, (12-10)
Singles Third Round
Huynh (Denver) def. Speicher (Dartmouth), 6-3, 5-7, (11-9)
Jaeger (Dartmouth) def. Diemer (Denver), 6-4, 6-0
Connecticut State Championship
Trejgut (St. John’s) def. Midgley (Dartmouth), 6-3, 1-6, (12-10)