by Alan Babbott
Kroeze, a junior from Holland, Michigan (Holland Christian), pictured left, and VanderStoep, a senior from Holland, Michigan (West Ottawa HS), pictured right, downed Jack Randall and Peter Kuszynski 6-4.
Western Michigan won, 7-0, after taking all six singles matches in straight sets.
In NCAA Division I tennis, the cumulative result of all three doubles matches are worth one point.
The Flying Dutchmen are now 2-2 on the season.
Hope's next match is Saturday, March 2 with the 10 a.m. home opener against Denison College (Ohio) at DeWitt Tennis Center.