Nichols takes down Vikings

Lawrence dropped an 8-1 nonconference decision to Nichols in Orlando, Fla.
Lawrence dropped an 8-1 nonconference decision to Nichols in Orlando, Fla.

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Nichols College men's tennis team posted an 8-1 nonconference victory over a short-handed Lawrence University squad on Sunday.

The Vikings, playing without two starters, dropped to 4-5 on the season. Nichols improved to 5-2.

Lawrence is back in action on Monday when the Vikings face Elmhurst College.

Nichols College 8, Lawrence University 1

Singles competition
1. Brandon Howard (NC) def. Aidan Delgado (LU) 6-2, 7-6
2. Guilherme Barbosa (NC) def. Cade Francour (LU) 6-1, 6-0
3. Blake Norton (NC) def. Evan Oriel (LU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Matt Chan (LU) def. Brandon Stewart (NC) 6-7, retired
5. Jack Donaldson (NC) def. Andrea Arivella (LU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Bruno Cavalacanti (NC) def. Yang Zhao (LU) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Blake Norton/August Moeller (NC) def. Cade Francour/Aidan Delgado (LU) 8-6
2. Guilherme Barbosa/Peter Coletti (NC) def. Evan Oriel/Matt Chan (LU) 8-2
3. Brandon Howard/Igor Markowski (NC) def. Andrea Arivella/Yang Zhao (LU) 8-1