Stone and Wischer Split in Minnesota
Nov. 4, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Boise State’s Morgan Stone and Greg Wischer split their matches Friday at the Gopher Invitational. The tournament is a compass draw where teams of two compete together in doubles and singles with each match worth one point.

The Boise State sophomore duo lost 2-1 to Minnesota’s Jeremy Lynn and Jesse Sprinkel, then rallied to defeat Wichita State’s Eddie Stoica and Victor Mendes 2-1.

Against Lynn and Sprinkel the Broncos lost the doubles match 6-2, then followed by splitting the two singles contests. Stone defeated Lynn 6-1, 6-4 to get Boise State team on the board, while Wischer lost 6-3, 6-0 to Sprinkel.

In the next round of the round robin tournament the Broncos rebounded and defeated Wichita State’s Stoica and Mendes 2-1. They lost the doubles point in a tiebreaker 7-6(4), then swept the two singles contests. Stone won his second singles match of the day downing Stoica 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8). Wischer followed by putting away Mendes in straight sets 6-2, 6-4.

The second pair competing for the Broncos is Ryland McDermott and Harvey Shackleton who are competing in the gold flight. The freshman duo lost their first contest 3-0 falling in doubles to Michigan’s Carter Lin and Conner Johnston 6-4. They then took the two Wolverines on in singles where McDermott fell 6-3, 6-4 to Johnston, while Shackleton went down against Lin 6-1, 6-1.

McDermott and Shackleton began their second contest against Notre Dame’s Brendan Kempin and Daniel Rayl falling in doubles 6-1. They will play the singles portion of their contest Saturday morning.

Gopher Invitational
Minneapolis, Minn.
Nov. 4, 2016

Maroon Flight
Jeremy Lynn/Jesse Sprinkel (Min) def. Morgan Stone/Greg Wischer (BSU) 2-1

  • Doubles. Lynn/Sprinkel (Minnesota) def. Stone/Wischer (Boise State) 6-2
  • Singles: Stone (BSU) def. Lynn (Min) 6-1, 6-4
  • Singles: Sprinkel (Min) def. Wischer (BSU) 6-3, 6-0

Morgan Stone/Greg Wischer (BSU) def. Eddie Stoica/Victor Mendes (Wich.) 2-1
  • Doubles. Stoica/Mendes (Wich.) def. Stone/Wischer (BSU) 7-6 (4)
  • Singles. Stone (BSU) def. Stoica (Wich.) 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (8)
  • Singles. Wischer (BSU) def. Mendes (Wich.) 6-2, 6-4

Gold Flight
Carter Lin/Conner Johnston (Mich.) def. Harvey Shackleton/Ryland McDermott (BSU) 3-0
  • Doubles. Lin/Johnston (Mich.) def. Shackleton/McDermott (BSU) 6-4
  • Singles. Lin (Mich.) def. Shackleton (BSU) 6-1, 6-1
  • Singles. Johnston (Mich.) def. McDermott (BSU) 6-3, 6-4

Brendan Kempin/Daniel Rayl (UND) vs. Harvey Shackleton/Ryland McDermott (BSU)
  • Doubles. Kempin/Rayl (UND) def. Shackleton/McDermott (BSU) 6-1

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