Ichabods get served in Florida

Fatima Oubaid, [email protected]

The Washburn men’s tennis team traveled to Florida over the spring break to play multiple matches. Washburn first took on Bluefield State College March 8 in Orlando, Fla. losing 5-4, allowing Bluefield to defend their undefeated 10-0 title. The Ichabods did not come back from a 2-1 deficit after doubles play. The Bods entered singles down 2-1 picking up wins from Arek Kozaczuk, senior; Marko Keulers, freshman and Chance Joost, senior. Making Washburn No. 31 and 3-5 for the season.
 
The Ichabods then took on Rollins College March 20 in Winter Park, Fla. losing 9-0, after having their match against Flagler College get cancelled. The Bods lost their three doubles matches and were bageled in their singles matches. Rollins kept its No. 15 ranking and leaving Washburn 3-6 in the season.
 
The Bods lost 6-3 against No. 25 ranked Florida Southern College for their last spring break match March 21 in Lakeland, Fla. Thilo Schlenker, sophomore won his match at No. 3 singles along with Joost at No. 5 sin
gles. Joost paired with Jacob Long, junior, winning their doubles match. The Bods finished the week 3-7 ranking No. 31.
 
They returned to the court March 25 to face Cowley County Community College for an exhibition match. The Ichabods faced Lindenwood University on March 27 in St. Charles, Mo.