OMAHA, Neb. – SIUE men's tennis gained some valuable experience over the past three days at the Bluejay Invitational, and the Cougars closed out the tournament strong.
Three SIUE players won their final singles match of the tournament.
Jack Desse topped South Dakota State's Mateus Moreria 6-2, 6-3 at Flight B. Tristan Houle downed North Dakota's Travis Lau 6-3, 6-4 at Flight D. Nico Kuehn also was a straight sets winner, besting South Dakota State's Elliot Ward 6-1, 6-3 in Flight F.
Singles – Flight A
Austin Mayo (NC) def. Patrick Gaffigan (SIUE) 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-2)
Singles – Flight B
Jack Desse (SIUE) def. Mateus Moreira (SDSU) 6-2, 6-3
Singles – Flight D
Tristan Houle (SIUE) def. Travis Lau (ND) 6-3, 6-4
Singles – Flight E
Amaury Navette. (UMKC) def. Daniel Lineberry (SIUE) 6-2, 6-2
Singles – Flight F
Nico Kuehn (SIUE) def. Elliot Ward (SDSU) 6-1, 6-3
Singles – Flight G
Alex Clerihew (NC) def. Mike Raymond (SIUE) 6-2, 6-3