Schimmelbauer Wins Singles Consolation to Close Men’s Tennis Fall Play
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Northern Arizona sophomore Patrick Schimmelbauer claimed the Flight One singles consolation final on the final day of the Larry Easley Memorial Classic hosted by UNLV. Sunday's action also concluded Fall tournament play for the Lumberjacks.
Facing Cal Poly's Jordan Bridge in the Flight One consolation final, Schimmelbauer rallied from a first set loss for a 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-7) victory to claim the back draw title. The Lumberjacks also had a player in the Flight Two consolation final, where junior Ben Lantz dropped a 6-4, 7-6 (3) decision to Sebastian Bell of Cal Poly. In the doubles consolation final, Schimmelbauer and sophomore Hugo Ramadier were defeated, 8-5, by Charlie Alvarado and Kyle Lynch of host UNLV.
The Lumberjacks will open their spring season of team play at the end of January.
Northern Arizona Results
Flight One Consolation Singles Final
Patrick Schimmelbauer (NAU) def. Jordan Bridge (CP) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-7)
Flight Two Consolation Singles Final
Sebastian Bell (CP) def. Ben Lantz (NAU) 6-4, 7-6 (3)
Doubles Consolation Final
Alvarado/Lynch (UNLV) def. Ramadier/Schimmelbauer (NAU) 8-5