March 18, 2004
USI menís tennis falls to Rockhurst
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill.óThe University of Southern Indiana menís tennis team won at number one doubles but lost at number two and three doubles before falling at number four, five, and six singles en route to a 5-1 setback to Rockhurst University Wednesday.
Freshman Joe Epkey (Greenwood, Indiana) teamed up with senior Weston Phillips (Henderson, Kentucky) to pick up USIís lone victory in the match. The two improve to 9-3 overall and 3-2 at number one singles.
The Screaming Eagles (5-4) will play regional foe Northwood University Saturday, March 20, in Elkhart, Indiana. USI opens GLVC play Tuesday, March 23, against Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky.
Rockhurst 5, Southern Indiana 1
1. Joe Epkey (USI) vs. Gareth Dowdell no finish
2. Weston Phillips (USI) vs. Matt McCord no finish
3. Nim Shetty (USI) vs. Peter Grimsey no finish
4. Zach Miller (RU) def. Ryan Hughes 6-4, 6-3
5. Andy Doole (RU) def. Kyle Taylor 6-3, 7-5
6. Ian Cunliff (RU) def. Evan Luttrell 6-4 6-2
1. Epkey/Phillips (USI) def. Dowdell/Cunliff 9-8
2. McCord/Miller (RU) def. Shetty/Taylor 8-6
3. Grimsey/Doole (RU) def. Hughes/Luttrell 8-3
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