Hoosiers Fall to No. 24 Sooners, Shoot Down the Rockets
Feb. 13, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana split a Sunday doubleheader, falling to No. 24 Oklahoma 4-3 and then defeating Toledo 7-0. Senior Santiago Gruter was outstanding on the day, notching a pair of singles wins and a pair of doubles wins. Indiana moves to 10-3 on the season.
Against Oklahoma, Gruter got things started by taking down the 24th-ranked doubles tandem in the nation with Jeremy Langer. The pair took down Ionut Beleleu and Costin Paval by a 8-2 tally. The Hoosiers took the doubles point when Josh MacTaggart and Stephen Vogl knocked off John Warden and Lawrence Formentera, the No. 38 doubles tandem in the country, by an 8-1 score.
Gruter got one of only two singles wins against the Sooners, winning over Laurentiu Gavrila at number three singles, 6-4, 6-2.
Against Toledo, Gruter and Langer won 8-2 at number one doubles, as the Hoosiers took the doubles point again. The Hoosiers have won the doubles point in 10 of 12 matches this season.
Gruter dominated Bryant Dudzik of Toledo at number three singles. He won 6-1, 6-0, as the Hoosiers swept singles play.
The Hoosiers return to action on February 25, when they pay a visit to Vanderbilt for a 5 pm ET title with the Commodores. For complete coverage of IU men's tennis, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.
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