Hoosiers Open Big Ten Play With a Win
March 22, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Indiana men's tennis (9-8, 1-0) knocked off Penn State 5-2 on Friday. The Hoosiers took the doubles point and added wins at one, two, three and five singles for the victory.
Sam Monette and Isade Juneau showed why they're ranked 31st nationally in doubles action, winning 8-3 over Russell Bader and Guanhua Chen at number one doubles. Josh MacTaggart and Daniel Bednarczyk followed that up with an 8-4 win over C.J. Griffin and Bryan Welnetz at number two to clinch the point.
Juneau was the first one done in singles play, defeating Chris Young 6-3, 6-2 at number three. MacTaggart was in next, beating Tomas Hanzlik at number two, 6-1, 6-3. It was over shortly after that as Monette clinched the match with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Welnetz at number one.
Bednarczyk scored IU's only other point, winning a third-set tiebreaker over Matt Barry to take the match 4-6, 6-2, 10-3.
The Hoosiers play at No. 5 Ohio State on Sunday at Noon ET. For complete coverage of all things IU men's tennis, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.
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