Men's Tennis

    Hoosiers sweep West Virginia

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    ="wvirginia"> MARCH 21, 1998

    Hoosiers sweep West Virginia

    Houston, TX--Indiana's men's tennis team continued to roll at the Rice Invitational, defeating West Virginia 7-0 to up its record to 6-4. The Hoosiers took all six singles matches in straight sets and swept the doubles as well.

    Gabriel Montilla, playing at the number one spot for the second straight contest, defeated Mike Dektas, 6-1,7-5, and teamed up with Derek Pope to knock off Dektas and Walt Samora 8-2 at the number one doubles spot.

    The Hoosiers got solid play throughout the line-up and that was no more evident than at the six spot where freshman Paul Jacobson stepped into the line-up for the second straight contestand breezed by Nate Crichton 6-0,6-0.

    Scott Lippitt and Andrew Held continued their strong play at the number two doubles spot, defeating Ryan Shaffer and Ben Jacobs 8-2. Freshman Brenden Storey and sophomore Ricardo Jordan also played extremely well, knocking off James Kent and Irakli Tatishvili in a well-played 8-4 decision.

    Indiana is back in action tommorow morning when they take on the host school, Rice, in an 11:00 am match up.

         Indiana			West Virginia	Winner	Score
    1.  Gabriel Montilla	vs.	Mike Dektas	IU	6-1,7-5
    2.  Scott Lippitt	vs.	Ryan Shaffer	IU	6-3,6-0
    3.  George McGill	vs.	Ben Jacobs	IU	6-3,7-5
    4.  Andrew Held		vs.	James Kent	IU	6-1,6-4
    5.  Ian Arons		vs.	Irakli Tatishvili	IU	7-6,6-1
    6.  Paul Jacobson	vs.	Nate Crichton	IU	6-0,6-0
    1.  Gabriel Montilla/	vs.	Mike Dektas/	IU	8-2
         Derek Pope			Walt Samora
    2.  Andrew Held/	vs.	Ben Jacobs/	IU	8-2
         Scott Lippitt		Ryan Shaffer
    3.  Ricardo Jordan/	vs.	James Kent/	IU	8-4
         Brenden Storey		Irkii Tatishvill

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