April 15, 2006
USI men's tennis wins second straight
EVANSVILLE, Ind. The University of Southern Indiana men's tennis posted its first shutout of the year with a 9-0 defeat of Quincy University Saturday morning. The victory marked USI's first back-to-back wins of the year.
USI started the match by sweeping the doubles matches. Senior Ryan Hughes
(England) and freshman Bodene Scott
(Australia) at number one and junior Ryan McDaniel
(Bargersville, Indiana)) and freshman Bryan Sulcer
(Olney, Illinois) at number two posted 8-6 victories, while freshman Nathan Moore
(Santee, California) and sophomore Andrew McGuire
(Greenfield, Indiana) at number two won 8-3.
McGuire and Moore clinched the Eagles third victory of the year with victories at number three and four singles. McGuire won his match at number three, 6-1 and 6-0, while Moore made quick work at number four, 6-1 and 6-1.
The Eagles won all, but one of the singles matches in straight sets.
USI will await a coin-toss Monday to determine if it will make the GLVC Tournament April 21-22. The Eagles are tied with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and the University of Missouri-St. Louis at 2-3 in the West Division.
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information