Men's Tennis

    Hoosiers Flawlessly Open the Florida Gulf Coast Shootout

    Go Hoosiers! Sophomore Santiago Gruter won a singles and a doubles match to help lead Indiana to an undefeated opening day.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Sophomore Santiago Gruter won a singles and a doubles match to help lead Indiana to an undefeated opening day.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Jan. 5, 2009

    FT. MYERS, Fla. - The Hoosiers opened the Florida Gulf Coast Shootout on Monday, not dropping a single match on the day. The Hoosiers garnered victories in four doubles matches and eight singles matches, all against opponents from Florida Gulf Coast University. The shootout pits FGCU, Indiana and Louisville against each other in a week-long individual tournament between the three teams. The individual and doubles team with the best record at the end of the week will be named tournament champion.

    Senior Peter Antons and sophomores Lachlan Ferguson and Santiago Gruter led the way for IU, each winning a doubles match and a singles bout on the day. Gruter and Antons joined forces to take down Rafael Costa and Thibaud Aime 9-7.

    Singles:
    Lachlan Ferguson def. Brenton Bacon 6-3, 6-4
    Santiago Gruter def. Ervin Garibovic 6-3, def.
    Will Kendall def. Thibaud Aime 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
    Jonathan Schroeder def. Rafael Costa 6-0, 6-2
    Peter Antons def. Frank Acierno 6-2, 6-1
    Maxime Armengaud def. Brad Henderson 6-1, 6-3
    Stephen Vogl def. Steve Binninger 6-1, 6-0
    J. Julius Bolock def. Gonzalo Rafael De Villa 6-1, 6-0

    Doubles:
    Jeremy Langer / Ferguson def. Bacon/ Garibovic 9-8
    Antons/ Gruter def. Costa/ Aime 9-7
    Kendall/ Vogl def. Henderson/ De Villa 8-2
    Schroeder/ Armengaud def. Acierno/ Binninger 8-1


     

     

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