The 'Roos (1-5) dropped the first doubles match at No. 3, but followed with wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions to snag the point going into singles play.
The first two wins took place in straight sets at No. 3 and No. 4 as senior Grant Fleming and freshman Daniil Ivanov cruised to victories. The next two points were a little more difficult at No. 1 and No. 2, with both matches finishing within minutes of each other. Nino Hasandedic won a third set tiebreak to get the win at No. 1, while Tomas Patino came from a set down to win the next two easily and take his win, clinching the match.
SIUE (2-1) came into the match with an undefeated record after knocking off a couple Summit League opponents in South Dakota State and IUPUI.
Kansas City will remain at home, and face Air Force next Saturday at 4:00 p.m. at Kansas City Country Club.
Kansas City 5, SIUE 0
Feb 08, 2013 at Kansas City, Mo. (Carriage Club)
|1. Nino Hasandedic (UMKC) def. Marten Jonsson (SIUE) 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7-3)|
|2. Tomas Patino (UMKC) def. Nicolas Vincent (SIUE) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2|
|3. Grant Fleming (UMKC) def. Jacob Perkins (SIUE) 7-5, 6-2|
|4. Daniil Ivanov (UMKC) def. Jacob Tanulanond (SIUE) 7-5, 6-1|
|5. Tim Akhmedov (UMKC) vs. Nico Kuehn (SIUE) 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 2-2, unfinished|
|6. Conner Edwards (UMKC) vs. Stephen Washuta (SIUE) 6-2, 1-0, unfinished|
|1. Grant Fleming/Tomas Patino (UMKC) def. Marten Jonsson/Nico Kuehn (SIUE) 8-6|
|2. Tim Akhmedov/Conner Edwards (UMKC) def. Stephen Washuta/Jacob Tanulanond (SIUE) 8-5|
|3. Gary Dias/Nicolas Vincent (SIUE) def. Nino Hasandedic/Jai Grewal (UMKC) 8-4|
|Kansas City 1-5|
|Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (3,4,2,1)|