Men's Tennis

    Hoosiers Top Toledo, Fall Against No. 18 Vanderbilt

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    Go Hoosiers!

    Feb. 22, 2014

    Final Stats

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The No. 58 Indiana men’s tennis team split their matches in a doubleheader Friday as they fell 4-2 against No. 18 Vanderbilt, but came back to take a 6-1 victory over Toledo.


    The Hoosiers (7-5) came out strong and took the doubles points against Vanderbilt. The point came down to the No. 2 double match with the Hoosiers winning at No. 3 doubles and Vanderbilt (8-1) taking No. 1 doubles. Junior Sven Lalich and senior Dimitrije clinched the point for the Hoosiers with an 8-6 victory.


    Sophomore Sam Monette gave the Hoosiers early momentum in singles as he defeated the No. 10 player in the country, Gonzales Austin in a back-and-fourth 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 match.


    With the Hoosiers leading the match 2-1 Vanderbilt responded taking three matches, two of which came down to three sets to clinch the match.


    Against Toledo, the Hoosiers won at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles to clinch the opening point of the match. The third match was unfinished with Indiana leading 7-6.


    In singles freshman Elliott Yee put the Hoosiers up 2-0 with a 6-1, 6-2 victory. Sophomore Sam Monette and senior Dimitrije Tasic gave the Hoosiers the third and fourth points to clinch the match with victories at No. 2 and No. 3 singles.


    Up next the Hoosiers will battle No. 1 Ohio State on Monday at 2:00 p.m. at the IU Indoor Tennis Center.


    #18 Vanderbilt 4, #58 Indiana 2

    Singles competition

    1. Sam Monette (IND-M) def. #10 Gonzales Austin (VAN) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4



    2. Ryan Lipman (VAN) def. Sven Lalic (IND-M) 7-6, 6-2

    3. #82 Rhys Johnson (VAN) def. Dimitrije Tasic (IND-M) 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)

    4. Daniel Bednarczyk (IND-M) vs. Kris Yee (VAN) 5-6, 7-5, 2-2, unfinished

    5. Anton Kovrigin (VAN) def. Elliott Yee (IND-M) 0-6, 7-5, 6-4

    6. Jeffrey Offerdahl (VAN) def. Stefan Lugonjic (IND-M) 6-3, 7-5

    Doubles competition

    1. Gonzales Austin/Ryan Lipman (VAN) def. Daniel Bednarczyk/Sam Monette (IND-M) 8-7 (7-5)

    2. Sven Lalic/Dimitrije Tasic (IND-M) def. Rhys Johnson/Ryan Smith (VAN) 8-6

    3. Stefan Lugonjic/Chris Essick (IND-M) def. Anton Kovrigin/Jeffrey Offerdahl (VAN) 8-6


    #58 Indiana 6, Toledo 1

    Singles competition

    1. Mark Singhil (TOL) def. Sven Lalic (IND-M) 7-6, 5-7, 13-11

    2. Sam Monette (IND-M) def. Stjepan Sisko (TOL) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4

    3. Dimitrije Tasic (IND-M) def. Nicky Wong (TOL) 6-1, 7-5

    4. Elliott Yee (IND-M) def. Ryan Jorgensen (TOL) 6-1, 6-2

    5. Stefan Lugonjic (IND-M) def. Garrett Cona (TOL) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1

    6. Michael Sellitto (IND-M) def. Boris Pak (TOL) 6-3, 7-5

    Doubles competition

    1. Dimitrije Tasic/Sven Lalic (IND-M) def. Garrett Cona/Stjepan Sisko (TOL) 8-6

    2. Sam Monette/Daniel Bednarczyk (IND-M) def. Nicky Wong/Mark Singhil (TOL) 8-4

    3. Elliott Yee/Michael Sellitto (IND-M) vs. Boris Pak/Roberto Meza (TOL) 7-6, unfinished






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