The third-seeded Tommie men's tennis team won a few close matches en route to a 5-0 victory over sixth-seed St. Mary's Friday in round one of the MIAC playoffs in St. Peter.
The match was halted when the win was secured with five points.
St. Thomas (11-5) advances to Saturday morning's semifinal match against second-seed Carleton.
UST 5, St. Mary's 0
--No. 1: Brian McCarthy/Mitchell Blackey UST def. Michael Lunka-Bobby Steingraeber, 9-7
--No. 2: Brendan O'Connell/Brady Radermacher UST def. Sam Puff/Gavin Smith, 8-6
--No. 3: Allen-Michael Muench-Steven Skanse UST def. Collin Kaczorowski/Andrew Rangitsch, 8-1
--No. 1: Brendan O'Connell UST def. Michael Lunka, 6-3, 3-6, 6-0
--No. 3: Mitchell Blackey UST def. Bobby Steingraeber, 6-3, 6-3
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