Hoosiers Sweep Weekend, Knock off Huskers 4-3
April 8, 2012
LINCOLN, Neb. - Indiana men's tennis (16-7, 4-3 Big Ten, No. 33) took a big win at No. 68 Nebraska on Sunday. The Hoosiers won 4-3, winning the doubles point along with wins at one, four and five singles. All of IU's victories came from Isade Juneau, Will Kendall and Stephen Vogl.
In doubles, Juneau and Jeremy Langer took a 9-8 (7-1) victory at number one, and Vogl and Kendall won at number three (8-4) to lock up the doubles point. Nebraska won at number two, with Robert Schulze and Andre Stenger taking a tight 9-8 (7-4) victory over Josh MacTaggart and Alastair Barnes.
In singles, Nebraska tied things up with a win at number six, where Tom Blackwell knocked off Dimitrije Tasic (6-4, 6-3). Vogl took the lead back, winning at number four over Stenger (6-1, 6-3). Schulze won at three over Langer, and Benedickt Lindheim won at two over MacTaggart, putting the Huskers up 3-2 and leaving no room for error for the Hoosiers.
Juneau came through at number one, coming back after a 5-7 loss in the first set to take the second 6-2 and the third set 6-4. With the score tied, Will Kendall wasn't in any danger and closed out Stefan Gollner, 6-0, 6-1.
No. 33 Indiana 4 def. No. 68 Nebraska 3
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