Hawkeyes Sweep South Dakota State

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa men's tennis team shutout South Dakota State in a pair of matches Sunday afternoon at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex. The Hawkeyes won all three matches on Sunday, including their Big Ten match against Northwestern (4-1) earlier in the day.  In the first match against South Dakota State, all six Hawkeyes won in straight sets in singles action. In doubles competition, Jake Jacoby and Joe Tyler won their sixth straight decision, extending Jacoby’s career long doubles match win streak.

 

In the second match of the doubleheader, Iowa cruised to a 6-0 victory to cap a successful Easter Sunday. Freshmen Will Davies recorded his 12th win of his last 15 decisions. Sophomore Jason Kerst also extended his career match win streak to five after sweeping South Dakota State.

 

QUOTING HEAD COACH ROSS WILSON:

“The guys are playing really well and we are looking forward to a tough road trip next weekend against three very good teams.”

 

NEXT MATCH:Iowa returns to action next weekend for a doubleheader on Friday in the state of Ohio against Dayton and nationally-ranked Ohio State. Then Iowa travels to State College, Pennsylvania, to take on nationally-ranked Penn State to close out the road trip.Iowa 7, South Dakota State 0April 1, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. (CT) | Iowa City, Iowa | HTRCSingles1. Josh Silverstein (UI) def. Emerson Styles (SDSU): 6-2, 6-2

2. Piotr Smietana (UI) def. Alexander Reinke (SDSU): 6-0, 6-3

3. Kareem Allaf (UI) def. Macro Paulo Castro (SDSU): 6-1, 6-1

4. Jake Jacoby (UI) def. Carlos Martinez (SDSU): 6-1, 6-0

5. Jonas Larsen (UI) def. Elliot Ward (SDSU): 6-2, 6-0

6. Jason Kerst (UI) def. Henrique Stemmer (SDSU): 6-0, 6-0 Doubles1. Tyler/Jacoby (UI) def. Castro/Ward (SDSU): 6-12. Davies/Allaf (UI) vs. DeBoer/Styles (SDSU): 6-3 3. Kerst/Silverstein (UI) def. Martinez/Stemmer (SDSU): 6-0 Match Notes:Iowa: 11-10 (2-3)South Dakota State: 0-13Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (4,5,6,3,2,1)

 

Iowa 6, South Dakota State 0April 1, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. (CT) | Iowa City, Iowa | HTRCSingles1. Josh Silverstein (UI) def. Emerson Styles (SDSU): 6-1, 6-3

2. Joe Tyler (UI) def. Alexander Reinke (SDSU): 6-0, 6-1

3. Will Davies (UI) def. Macro Paulo Castro (SDSU): 6-1, 6-1

4. Jake Jacoby (UI) def. Carlos Martinez (SDSU): 6-3, 6-4

5. Jonas Larsen (UI) def. Elliot Ward (SDSU): 6-1, 6-1

6. Jason Kerst (UI) def. Alberto Gonzalez Raton (SDSU): 6-0, 6-2 Match Notes:Iowa: 12-10 (2-3)South Dakota State: 0-14Order of finish: Singles (2,3,1,5,6,4)

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