Nebraska Wesleyan clips Storm tennis

Reade Reiter
Reade Reiter

LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Simpson men's tennis team lost 5-4 at Nebraska Wesleyan on Friday with the Storm grabbing two matches from singles and doubles play.

Matt Turnley turned in a strong effort at No. 4 singles with 6-2, 6-0 wins. Peter Walkwitz won a two-set match at No. 5 singles at 6-4, 6-4 for his second-straight win.

The doubles pair of Zach Nelson and Reade Reiter had to go into a tiebreaker to win and won 8-7 (7-4), its their second-straight victory. Karson Richardson and Turnley won 8-6 at No. 3 singles for Simpson.

Nelson won his first set at No. 1 singles, but could not hang on to win and lost 3-6, 6-2, 6-2. Reiter had the same outcome after starting out strong in the first set with a 7-5 win, but lost the next two 6-2, 6-2 to fall.

The Storm (7-11) host Central on Thursday, April 25 at 3:30 p.m. inside the Buxton Tennis Complex.

Nebraska Wesleyan 5, Simpson 4
Singles competition
1. Gabriel Sellmer (NWUM) def. Zach Nelson, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
2. Spencer Anderson (NWUM) def. Reade Reiter, 5-7, 6-2, 6-2
3. Jared Scherling (NWUM) def. Brett Dewerff, 6-3, 6-2
4. Matt Turnley (SIM) def. Nathan Seaton, 6-2, 6-0
5. Peter Walkwitz (SIM) def. Vinh Le, 6-4, 6-4
6. Matt Errett (NWUM) def. Karson Richardson, 6-3, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Zach Nelson/Reade Reiter (SIM) def. Gabriel Sellmer/Spencer Anderson, 8-7 (7-4)
2. Nathan Seaton/Jared Scherling (NWUM) def. Brett Dewerff/Peter Walkwitz, 8-6
3. Matt Turnley/Karson Richardson (SIM) def. Vinh Le/Cole Lohoefener, 8-6