OMAHA, Neb. – Midland University’s men’s tennis team opened their 2020 season on Wednesday with a match against Creighton University. The Warriors, who are coming off a Great Plains Athletic Conference and their first appearance at the national tournament as a team, lost to the Bluejays 7-0 at Hasnscom Tennis Center.
Creighton notched a sweep during doubles action winning all three matches and then taking six straight singles matches. The closest match of the day came in the battle of number threes in doubles as Enrique Del Rio and Bradyn Heiss pushed their opponents to extras before falling 7-5.
“We have a young team but we handled the pressure well,” stated head coach Bruno Campos. “Bradyn was the best player from our team and played doubles very well. This was a great learning experience for our team.”
Midland will have an exhibition match against Iowa Central on Friday, January 31 along with the women. The home opener is slated to begin at 2:00 p.m. inside the Fremont Family YMCA.