LINCOLN — After the Nebraska men knocked off No. 30 VCU 4-3 in their first dual Sunday, the Huskers wrapped up the day with a 6-1 win against Creighton at Nebraska Tennis Center.
The Bluejays won No. 1 singles as Ryan Norman defeated Eric Sock, but the rest of the dual went the Huskers' way. Tom Blackwell improved to 6-0 after beating Brandon Lee 6-1, 6-0 in No. 4 singles while Marc Herrmann and Brandford Zitsch each picked up wins in their doubles and singles.
Against VCU, Andre Stenger rallied to beat Alexis Huegas 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in No. 1 singles. Then NU clinched the win in the final match when Tom Blackwell won 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6) in No. 6 singles.
Husker women top No. 15 Baylor
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Husker women defeated No. 15 Baylor 4-1 in their final match of consolation play at the ITA national team indoor championships Sunday.
Mary Weatherholt beat 16th-ranked Ema Burgic 6-1, 7-5 in No. 1 singles for the No. 17 Huskers (7-1). Stefanie Weinstein (No. 3) and Janine Weinreich (No. 5) picked up NU's other singles victories.
The Huskers return home to face Illinois State at the Nebraska Tennis Center at 4 p.m. Friday before hosting Colorado State next Sunday at 11 a.m.