Indiana Opens 2009 Slate of Dual Matches on Saturday
Jan. 15, 2009
Indiana will play the first three dual matches of the 2008-09 season on Saturday, Jan. 17. The team plays host to Eastern Kentucky at 9 a.m., marking the second all-time meeting between the two teams. The Hoosiers took the first matchup on Jan. 25, 2008 by a 7-0 tally.
Toledo is the 1 p.m. matchup. The Hoosiers hold a 5-0 advantage in the all-time series with the Rockets. The last meeting was in January 2007 and saw the Hoosiers win 6-1.
The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs will square off with the Hoosiers at 7 p.m., marking the first meeting between the two schools.
LAST TIME OUT
Freshmen Will Kendall and Maxime Armengaud led the Hoosiers in wins on the week. Kendall won eight matches (singles and doubles combined) to lead all players in the tournament in victories. Armengaud's seven wins were the second most in the tourney. Kendall and sophomore Santiago Gruter were selected for the all-tournament team after their strong play.
Four Hoosiers took home six W's to match the highest total from either of the other two teams at the event. Louisville had three players with six wins. Senior Peter Antons, Gruter, and freshmen Jeremy Langer and Stephen Vogl all had six victories. Sophomore Lachlan Ferguson finished the event with an unblemished 4-0 record.
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