Falcons Drop 7-0 Decision to No. 52 Denver

Feb. 8, 2013

The Air Force men's tennis team dropped its third consecutive match Friday, falling 7-0 to 52nd-ranked Denver in Denver, Colo. The Pioneers evened their record at 2-2, while the Falcons fell to 3-4.

DU took an early 1-0 lead with wins at the top two doubles spots. Air Force won the No. 3 match as juniors Steven Young and Andy Jackson defeated Luke Manley and Alex Clinkenbeard, 8-6.

The Pioneers then swept the six singles matches but Air Force sent two of them to a third set. Senior Lance Wilhelm lost his first match of the season, falling to 47th-ranked Enej Bonin, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Wilhelm is now 6-1 at the top spot this season. Young also extended the No. 3 match to three sets before falling to Max Krammer, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. DU won the other four matches in straight sets

The Falcons host two matches on Sunday, Feb. 10. They will play UMBC at 9 a.m. and Northern Colorado at 3 p.m.

Denver 7, Air Force 0
Friday, Feb. 8
Denver, Colo.

Doubles
1. Bonin / Krammer (DU) def. Wilhelm / Taylor, 8-5
2. Vorkefeld / Craig (DU) def. Grubbs / McCullers, 8-6
3. Young / Jackson (AF) def. Manley / Clinkenbeard, 8-6
Order of Finish: 3, 1, 2

Singles
1. Enej Bonin (DU) def. Lance Wilhelm, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
2. Jens Vorkefeld (DU) def. Grant Taylor, 6-4, 6-2
3. Max Krammer (DU) def. Steven Young, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
4. Henry Craig (DU) def. Alex Grubbs, 6-1, 6-3
5. Alex Clinkenbeard (DU) def. Andy Jackson, 6-2, 6-4
6. Luke Manley (DU) def. Jack McCullers, 6-3, 6-1
Order of Finish: 2, 4, 1, 6, 3, 5