April 05, 2002
USI defeats SIUE, 8-1
Davis ties USI all-time singles record
The University of Southern Indiana tennis team raised its record to 8-3 overall and a perfect 4-0 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference with an 8-1 win over Southern Illinois University Edwardsville at the USI Tennis Courts Friday afternoon.
In the victory, senior number-five player Ethan Davis (Sullivan, Indiana) tied the all-time USI record for singles wins with the 73rd of his four-year career. He ties Jeremy Richie, who set the record last season.
For the spring, Davis leads the Eagles with a 13-6 overall record, 4-0 in the GLVC.
The Screaming Eagles continue GLVC action on Saturday when they host the University of Missouri-St. Louis at 9 a.m. and Quincy University at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6.
@#40 University of Southern Indiana 8, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 1
1. Paulus Halim (USI) def. Heath Turpin (SIUE) 6-0, 6-3
2. Weston Phillips (USI) def. Francisco Perez (SIUE) 6-3, 6-4
3. Chris Crawford (USI) def. Andy Renner (SIUE) 6-1, 6-2
4. Bhavesh Chadda (USI) def. Doug Kummer (SIUE) 6-0, 6-0
5. Ethan Davis (USI) def. Mike Schmidt (SIUE) 6-3, 6-1
6. Chris Rigdon (SIUE) def. Daniel Halim (USI) 7-5, 4-6 (11-9*)
1. P. Halim/Crawford (USI) def. Turpin/Rigdon (SIUE) 8-2
2. Chadda/Davis (USI) def. Perez/Kummer (SIUE) 8-4
3. Phillips/Chris McCreight (USI) def., Renner/Schmidt (SIUE) 8-1
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information