Irish Unlucky as IU Wins 5-2
Feb. 29, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana men's tennis (7-3, No. 29) knocked off No. 26 Notre Dame for the second time this season on Wednesday, winning 5-2. IU stormed out to a 4-0 lead to seal the match before Notre Dame scored its first point at number two singles. IU's three seniors were undefeated on the day in doubles and singles and accounted for IU's first four points.
In doubles, IU took the point with wins at number one and number three. With the match tied at 7-7, Will Kendall and Stephen Vogl won two straight to close out a 9-7 victory at number three. Jeremy Langer and Isade Juneau took down Niall Fitzgerald and Casey Watt at number one by an 8-5 tally.
Kendall struck first in singles action, taking a dominant 6-1, 6-0 win at number six over Wyatt McCoy. Vogl was close behind, winning 6-4, 6-2 over Blas Moros at number five.
Langer closed out the win for the Hoosiers with a 6-3, 6-4 win at number three singles, knocking off Sam Keeton. The senior moves to 12-4 this season and 6-2 in dual matches.
Notre Dame scored their first point next, with Greg Andrews taking down Josh MacTaggart at number two by a 6-3, 7-5 tally. The Irish kept the momentum, winning at number one as well, 6-3, 6-7, 1-0 (8). Isade Juneau fell to Casey Watt in three.
At number four, Dimitrije Tasic battled back from a 6-7 (2) loss if the first set to win 6-4 in the second. The sophomore closed things out, winning 10-6 in the third set super tiebreaker.
Indiana returns to action when they host Eastern Kentucky and Butler in a double header on Sat., March 3. For complete coverage of all things IU men's tennis, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.
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