Men Compete at St. Joe's
The men’s tennis team fell to St. Joseph’s College 9-0 over the weekend. The men are now 2-5 on the season as they continue to stay focused.
Nilson Cano played well but ultimately lost to Joe Bomben 6-4,6-3. Christian Martinez went up against St. Joseph’s Seth Arthur and lost 6-2,6-2. Juan Guacaneme, Cristian Baez, David Espinoza, and Ishup Singh all competed for the Crimson Wave. In doubles competition, Juan Guacaneme and Nilson Cano were defeated 8-3. Cristian Baez and Christian Martinez lost 8-5. Overall it was tough competition for the men’s side but it was good experience as they get ready for their next opponent.
The men will use the next month to train as they prepare to face Olivet Nazarene University on Friday March 28th in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
Men Take Loss at Aquinas
The Crimson Wave men’s tennis team fell to Aquinas College 9-0 over the weekend. It was a tough match up for the men’s team as Aquinas is ranked 10th in the Nation. CCSJ was coming off of a big win against St. Ambrose University heading into their matchup with Aquinas College.
Santiago Castaneda, Nilson Cano, Juan Guacaneme, Cristian Baez, Erwin Herman Krackow, and Ishup Singh competed for the men. It was a good experience for CCSJ to compete with one of the best teams in the country.
The men’s team moves to 2-4 on the season with a lot of tennis left to play. The Crimson Wave will get back to training for the next three weeks as they prepare for Waubonsee Community College on March 18th.
Men Split in Iowa
The men’s tennis team competed in their first matches of the 2014 season as they took on Ashford University and St. Ambrose University on February 8th and 9th respectively. The guys have been working hard to get ready for their season and this was a great set of games to get things started for them.
The Crimson Wave was defeated by Ashford University 9-0. It was a tough day for the men’s side as they battled to earn some points. Santiago Castaneda and Nilson Cano fell to Carlos Pico and Gian Pico 8-5 in doubles competition. Glauber Borrachini and Juan Guacaneme also lost 8-5 against Luis Castillo and Moises Hernandez. Glauber Borrachini and Santiago Castaneda played hard in their singles matches but were unable to come away with points.
The men’s team would go on to find success on Saturday as they defeated St. Ambrose University 6-3. Glauber Borrachini and Juan Guacaneme won their doubles match up 8-6. Cristian Baez and Felipe Espinoza also found success as they defeated St. Ambrose 8-3.
In singles competition, Glauber Borrachini defeated Mitch Schumacher 6-1,6-1. Santiago Castaneda defeated John Rohlf 6-2,6-1. Nilson Cano, Herman Krackow, and Juan Guacaneme all won their singles matches to help CCSJ get their first win of the 2014 season.
The men’s team will now have a month to prepare as they get ready to host Waubonsee Community College on Tuesday March 18th at 3:00pm.