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2013-04-19 Tigers clip the Eagles 9-0; Kurz wins 100th career match
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Senior Julian Kurz won his 100th career match in the Tigers win over Judson

Tigers clip the Eagles 9-0; Kurz wins 100th career match

Author: Nick Birkey
Posted: Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 8:06 AM

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — For the second time in a week, the Tigers celebrated a major individual accomplishment. Senior Julian Kurz (Stuttgart, Germany) won his 100th career match during the Olivet Nazarene University men’s tennis match with Judson University (Ill.) on Friday, April 19. With a Tigers' victory, they swept all four opponents this week and won their fifth match in a row.

The Tigers (8-10, 4-1) dominated singles play, losing only 25 of a possible 72 sets to the Eagles (4-10, 3-2). Julian Kurz, the No. 15-ranked ITA singles player, won his 100th career match over Reilly Good (6-0, 6-2). Diego Gonsalvez (San Luis Potosi, Mexico) won (6-4, 6-1). Camilo Giraldo (Medellin, Colombia) won  his match (6-1, 6-1), and Josue Sanchez (Morelia, Mexico) only lost two sets all day (6-2, 6-0). Peter Jensen (Yuba City, Calif.) won (6-4, 6-0), and Seth Perry (Jefferson, Ohio) defeated Jon Moment (7-6 (4), 6-4).

Olivet gained all three points in doubles play. The ITA No. 5-ranked team of Kurz and Gonsalvez won 8-2 for Julian’s 99th career win. Camilo Giraldo and Landon Williams (Erie, Penn.) defeated Balase and Moment 8-4. Josue Sanchez and Peter Jensen won 8-4, completing the four-match sweep for the week.

ONU will be back on the court next week starting on Tuesday, April 23, in the CCAC Tournament.