NCAA Mens Tennis

Ducks Fall Short to Boise State

Ducks Fall Short to Boise State

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Oregon men’s tennis team opened play at the ITA Kickoff with a 4-3 loss against Boise State. 

The Ducks took a 1-0 lead early in the match, securing the doubles point from the No. 2 and No. 3 spots. David Cierny and Ray Lo won 6-3 on court two, while Vlad Breazu and Avi Shugar won 6-4. 

Freshman Lenn Luemkemann picked up a 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 singles win over John Chin. Matthew Burton also earned a point for the Ducks defeating Boise State’s Jan Lucca Marquardt 6-1, 7–5. 

With Boise State taking the next three singles points, the match was tied 3-3 with Ray Lo battling in the final match on court five. The Broncos’ Jett Middleton won the first set 7-6, but Lo came back to win the second 6-4. With the third set tied 6-6, Lo battled through seven set points before ultimately dropping the third set in a 12-10 tiebreaker.

Oregon will face Vanderbuilt in the consolation bracket Sunday at 6:00 a.m. PST. 


  1. Sam Sippel/Jip van Assendelft (BSU) def. Matthew Burton/Quinn Vandecasteele (ORE) 6-3
  2. David Cierny/Ray Lo (ORE) def. Jan Lucca Marquardt/Caden Moortgat (BSU) 6-3
  3. Avi Shugar/Vlad Breazu (ORE) def. John Chin/Jett Middleton (BSU) 6-4

Order of finish: 1, 2, 3


  1. #40 Sam Sippel (BSU) def. #66 Quinn Vandecasteele (ORE) 7-6 (8-6), 6-3
  2. Jip van Assendelft (BSU) def. Vlad Breazu (ORE) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
  3. James Van Herzeele (BSU) def. Zian Vanderstappen (ORE) 7-6 (7-4), 1-6, 6-3
  4. Matthew Burton (ORE) def. Jan Lucca Marquardt (BSU) 6-1, 7-5
  5. Jett Middleton (BSU) def. Ray Lo (ORE) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 7-6 (12-10)
  6. Lenn Luemkemann (ORE) def. John Chin (BSU) 6-4, 2-6, 7-5

Order of finish: 4, 1, 2, 6, 3, 5

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