By ISU Sports Information
The Idaho State menâ€™s tennis team snapped a five-match losing streak with a 6-1 win over North Dakota on the road Thursday.
â€śToday the team showed resiliency and played with good focus,â€ť ISU coach Mark Rodel said.
Idaho State (4-7, 2-3 Big Sky Conference) opened play with a 6-2 win at No. 2 doubles as Adam Hornby and William Edin defeated UNDâ€™s Annei Laska and Ben Yeacker. North Dakota (1-12, 1-8 Big Sky) responded with a 6-3 win at No. 3 doubles. The Bengals secured the doubles point following Peter Trhac and David Felixâ€™s 6-4 win over Daniel Martinez and Lukas Buth at No. 1 doubles.
In singles play, the Bengals battled to pick up five wins, including two victories in three-set matches. ISU picked up wins at the No. 3, 6, 2 and 1 positions and closed singles play with a win at No. 5 singles. Hornby battled UNDâ€™s Alex Mailes for the three-set win, 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 10-8, to secure ISUâ€™s 6-1 victory.
The Bengals continue play Saturday at Northern Colorado.