April 04, 2009
Eagles notch fourth straight win
at Southern Indiana (7-4, 4-2 GLVC): 8
Quincy (3-10, 0-5 GLVC): 1
EVANSVILLE, Ind.—The University of Southern men's tennis team recorded its fourth straight victory as it defeated Quincy University, 8-1, Saturday at the USI Tennis Courts.
USI (7-4, 4-2 GLVC) grabbed a 2-1 lead heading into singles play after winning two of the three doubles matches. The Screaming Eagles, whose only loss was a 9-8 (9-7) set back at number two doubles, breezed through singles action, winning all six matches in straight sets.
Sophomore Joseph Boesing
(Floyds Knobs, Indiana) posted the Eagles' most lop-sided win of the day as he defeated Quincy's Alonso Marroquin 6-0, 6-0 at number two singles. Boesing also matched up with senior Bryan Sulcer
(Olney, Illinois) for an 8-4 win at number three doubles.
Freshman Diego Gimenez
(Barquisimeto, Venezuela) paired with senior Nathan Sexton
(Santee, California) for an 8-0 win at number one doubles before grabbing a 6-4, 6-1 win over Rodrigo Marroquin at number one singles. Sexton notched a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Brian Silverstein at number three singles.
Sophomore Ben Hamm
(Batesville, Indiana) won at number four singles, while senior Dustin Thomas
(Corydon, Indiana) and sophomore Nicolas Gatercole
(Surrey, England) posted wins at number five and six singles, respectively, to close out the match.
The Eagles return to action Friday when they visit Northern Kentucky University for a men's and women's doubleheader. The match is slated to begin at 1 p.m. (CDT).
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