April 05, 2003
USI menís tennis gets over the .500 mark
The University of Southern Indiana menís tennis team got over the .500 mark for the first time this year with three victories in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Friday and Saturday. USI, which has won four in a row and six of its last seven matches, raised its record to 7-6 overall and 5-0 in the GLVC.
On Friday in Quincy, Illinois, the Eagles defeated Quincy University 5-1. USI took a 2-1 lead in doubles play and swept three singles victories before play was suspended.
The Eagles picked up victories in two different cities on Saturday, sweeping Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 5-0, and a nail-biter with the University of Missouri-St. Louis, 5-4.
USI starts a four-match homestand Tuesday, April 8, when Bellarmine University comes to the USI Tennis Courts for a 2:30 p.m. match. The Eagles will continue the homestand with Indiana University-Southeast Wednesday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m. the University of Indianapolis Friday, April 11, at 3 p.m. and Northern Kentucky University Saturday, April 12, at 10 a.m.
Southern Indiana 5, Quincy 1
1. Paulus Halim (USI) def. Dave Fuhrig (QU) 6-3, 6-4
2. Weston Phillips (USI) def. Zach Miller (QU) 6-3, 6-1
4. Daniel Halim (USI) def. Bill Brooks (QU) 6-2, 6-1
1. Dave Fuhrig/Zach Miller (QU) def. P. Halim/D. Halim (USI) 8-3
2. Bhavesh Chadda/Phillips (USI) def. Scott Radecki/Bill Brooks (QU) 9-7
3. Chris McCreight/Ryan Hughes (USI) def. Steven Ross/Andy Fink (QU) 8-3
Southern Indiana 5 SIU Edwardsville 0
3. Bhavesh Chadda (USI) def. Matt Kuban (SIUE) 6-1, 6-1
4. Daniel Halim (USI) def. Chris Rigdon (SIUE) 6-1, 6-3
1. P. Halim/Ryan Hughes (USI) def. Daniel Lipe/Rigdon, 8-4
2. Weston Phillips/Chadda (USI) def. Rod Lunn/Andy Renner, 8-0
3. Chris McCreight/D. Halim (USI) def. Doug Kummer/Kuban, 8-6
Southern Indiana 5, Missouri-St. Louis 4
1. Paulus Halim (USI) def. Matt Vaulkhard (UMSL) 1-6, 7-6, 6-4
2. Martin Kardos (UMSL) def. Weston Phillips (USI) 7-5, 6-3
3. Mike Schaaf (UMSL) def. Ryan Hughes (USI) - Injury Default
4. Bhavesh Chadda (USI) def. Martin Damm (UMSL) 6-3, 6-3
5. Rajan Saini (UMSL) def. Daniel Halim (USI) 6-3, 6-2
6. Chris McCreight (USI) def. Stephen Pobst (UMSL) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
1. Daniel Halim/Paulus Halim (USI) def. Martin Kardos/Mike Schaaf (UMSL) 8-6
2. Weston Phillips/Bhavesh Chadda (USI) def. Martin Damm/Kyle Aulabaugh 8-2
3. Matt Vaulkhard/Stephen Pobst (UMSL) def. Chris McCreight/Ryan Hughes (USI) 8-2
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information