Historic Win for IU at Penn State
April 24, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana men's tennis closed the 2011 regular season on Sunday, knocking off Penn State 6-1 to close the season with a 9-1 record in Big Ten play. The Hoosiers finish 9-1 for just the second time IU school history, matching the Hoosiers' 1991-92 season for the best conference record in IU lore. The win is IU's 22nd of the season, matching the most victories ever in one season by a Hoosier team.
Indiana swept doubles play and followed with wins at 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 singles. With his win at number three singles, Josh MacTaggart moved to 9-1 in Big Ten play this season, as did Stephen Vogl at number five singles. MacTaggart took down Russell Bader by a 6-1, 6-3 tally, and Vogl knocked off Chris Hasyn 6-1, 7-6.
The Hoosiers got singles wins from Gruter at number two (def. Jason Lee 6-4, 2-6, 6-3), Isade Juneau at number four (def. Bryan Welnetz 6-2, 6-1) and Dimitrije Tasic at number six (def. Harry Seaborn 6-4, 6-3).
The Hoosiers return to action when they travel to Madison, Wis., for the Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament. For complete coverage of IU men's tennis, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.
No. 24 Indiana 6, Penn State 1
1. #63 Jeremy Langer/Santiago Gruter (IU) def. Russell Bader/Eddie Bourchier (PSU) 8-5
2. #87 Josh MacTaggart/Stephen Vogl (IU) def. Chris Hasyn/Jason Lee (PSU) 8-4
3. Isade Juneau/Will Kendall (IU) def. Bryan Welnetz/Harry Seaborn (PSU) 8-2
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