Men Fall to Judson in Opening Round of CCAC
The Crimson Wave men’s tennis team ended their season in the CCAC Quarterfinals against Judson University as they were defeated 8-1.
It was a tough break for the men who had defeated Judson University in their previous outing 5-4.
CCSJ’s only win came from Juan Guacaneme as he defeated Judson’s Tyler Kerley 6-4,6-0. Santiago Castaneda, Christian Martinez, Nilson Cano, Cristian Baez, and Andres Farfan all competed in singles competition for the Crimson Wave.
In doubles competition, Nilson Cano and Santiago Castaneda fell to Judson’s Reilly Good and Andrew Moment 8-3. Christian Martinez and Cristian Baez lost to Judson’s Johnathan Moment and Isriz Balase 8-2. Juan Guacaneme and Erwin Krackow lost to Judson’s Ian Harris and Tyler Kerley 8-6.
The men finished their season with an overall record of 5-8 and a CCAC record of 3-4.
Men CCAC Tournament Preview
The Crimson Wave men’s tennis team is gearing up for the 2014 Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Tournament which begins play on Tuesday April 22nd. This is a seven-team, single-elimination tournament that will be played at three sites and will run through Saturday April 26th.
The Crimson Wave is 5-7 on the regular season and has a 3-3 record in the CCAC. CCSJ enters the tournament as the No. 4 seed as they take on Judson University on Tuesday. The winner of that game will go on to play Olivet Nazarene University.
Christian Martinez, Cristian Baez, Nilson Cano, Juan Guacaneme, Santiago Castaneda, Erwin Herman Krackow, and Andres Farfan will all be competing for the Crimson Wave.
In the other half of the bracket, St. Francis hosts No. 7 seed Purdue University Calumet (0-8) and No. 6 seed Roosevelt University (1-13) heads to Milwaukee to face No. 3 seed Cardinal Stritch (10-12) on Tuesday. The winners of those two matches square off on Friday at the site of the highest remaining seed.
The championship match will take place on Saturday, also at the site of the highest remaining seed.
The winner earns an automatic bid to the 63rd Annual NAIA National Championships May 13-17 at the Mobile Tennis Center in Mobile, Ala.
The complete tournament schedule follows:
Tuesday, April 22
Match #1: No. 7 seed Purdue Calumet (0-8) at No. 2 seed St. Francis (13-8) --- Time TBA
Match #2: No. 6 seed Roosevelt (1-13) at No. 3 seed Cardinal Stritch (10-12) --- Time TBA
Match #3: No. 5 seed Judson (3-7) at No. 4 seed Calumet St. Joseph (5-7) --- Time TBA
Friday, April 25
Match #4: Winner-Match #1 vs. Winner-Match #2 --- Time TBA (at site of highest remaining seed)
Match #5: Winner-Match #3 at No. 1 seed Olivet Nazarene (10-7) --- Time TBA
Saturday, April 26
Match #6: Winner-Match #4 vs. Winner-Match #5 --- Time TBA (at site of highest remaining seed)
Men Fall to Fighting Saints
The Crimson Wave men’s tennis team took on the University of St. Francis on Monday. USF defeated the Crimson Wave 9-0. CCSJ is now 4-11 on the season with a CCAC record of 1-5.
In doubles competition, Santiago Castaneda and Nilson Cano fell to Alex Haizel and Boris Pesher 8-1. Cristian Baez and Christian Martinez lost to Andy Stecher and Mark Zubov 8-1. Lastly, Juan Guacaneme and Herman Krackow fell to Andres Sandberg and Lucas Randall 8-2. Singles competition saw action from Santiago Castaneda, Christian Martinez, Juan Guacaneme, Nilson Cano, Cristian Baez, and Andres Farfan.
The men’s team will return to action in the CCAC Quarterfinals on Tuesday April 22nd.