March 31, 2012
Bearcat men claim 900 for Rosewell
TULSA, Okla. – It was a goal all season and in what was supposed to be a rebuilding season for the Northwest Missouri State men’s tennis team has turned into a historic one. The Bearcats claimed a 5-0 win over Newman Saturday and a 5-0 win from Dallas Baptist propelling head coach Mark Rosewell to career win 900.
The Bearcats finished a solid weekend improving their regular season mark to 12-3. Northwest also ran its winning streak to four matches sweeping all three matches in Tulsa.
The historic win came against regional foe Dallas Baptist. Northwest claimed the 5-0 win from the Patriots after winning all three doubles matches.
The clinching wins came at the No. 2 and No. 5 singles positions as Rafael Bugiga won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles.
Jasson Harris sealed the win as he won at No. 5 singles, 6-1, 6-0 as well.
The Bearcats made quick work of Newman early Saturday morning to claim a 5-0 win.
Northwest picked up 8-4 wins at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles and won 8-2 at the No.3 position.
Jason Harris again claimed a quick win in singles winning 6-0, 6-0 at his No. 5 position.
Jose Ortega gave the Bearcats a win setting up the milestone win with a 6-0, 6-2 victory at No. 6 singles.
Northwest will quickly return to the court Sunday afternoon hosting MIAA rival Truman. Two seniors will be honored at Frank Grube Courts at 12:45 p.m. with tennis action beginning at 2 p.m.
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