Foresters trounce Maple Leafs 8-1

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2011-09-06
Goshen, Ind. - After a disappointing loss to Taylor on Saturday, the HU men’s tennis team (1-1, 1-1) bounced back to overpower Goshen, beating the Maple Leafs 8-1 on Tuesday afternoon.

Huntington took control early, sweeping doubles play. The Foresters went on to grab five wins in straight sets in singles action to claim their first conference win of the season.

Huntington will resume play on Thursday at 3:00 p.m. when they play the University of Northwestern Ohio in non-conference action.

Singles Recap:
#1 Vlad Khudziy (HU) def. Csaba Laszlo (GC) 6-2, 6-4
#2 Augusto Velez (HU) def. Oleksandr Reipolskyi (GC) 6-4, 6-1
#3 Jose Hungria (HU) def. Krishnan Ganesan (GC) 6-0, 6-1
#4 Benjamin Basnet (GC) def. Martin Vivas 7-6 (HU), 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (8-6)
#5 Jameel Brenneman (HU) def. Seth Krabill (HU) 6-1, 6-3
#6 Jonathan Brenneman (HU) def. Stefan Baumgartner (GC) 6-1, 6-3

Doubles Recap:
#1 Khudziy/Velez (HU) def. Laszlo/Reipolskyi (HU) 8-5
#2 Hungria/Ja. Brenneman (HU) def. Ganesan/Daniel Buschert (GC) 8-4
#3 Vivas/Steve Blinco (HU) def. Basnet/Krabill (GC) 8-3

Exhibition:
Adam Weaver (GC) def. Steve Blinco (HU) 8-5
 The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 187 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.
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