Men's tennis: Lions sweep past Oklahoma Christian

May 24, 2000

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - The Vanguard University men's tennis team

defeated Oklahoma Christian University, 5-0, in the second round of the

NAIA Tennis Championships Tuesday.

Stefan Johansson and Olli Helminen knocked off OCU's No. 1 doubles team,

8-3, while Peter Skrzeczynski and Josef Stromberg defeated OCU's No. 2

team, 8-5.

Due to injuries to the rest of Oklahoma Christian's squad, the other


three matches were defaulted to the Lions.

Vanguard will next face Golden State Athletic Conference-rival Azusa

Pacific today at 11 a.m local time.

APU defeated the Lions in the Region II final and is seeded third in the

tournament. However VU won both regular-season contests against the


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