Men's Tennis

    McCarthy, Ishtuganov Reach Third Round of ITA Summer National Championships

    Go Hoosiers! Former Hoosier Dmytro Ishtuganov defeated George Navas of Michigan in his first match.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Former Hoosier Dmytro Ishtuganov defeated George Navas of Michigan in his first match.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Aug. 12, 2006

    Bloomington, Ind. - Junior Michael McCarthy and former Hoosier Dmytro Ishtuganov both won their opening matches to reach the third round of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) Summer National Championship, Aug. 12-16 at the IU Varsity Tennis Courts.

    Both McCarthy and Ishtuganov had first-round byes to start the day.

    McCarthy won his first match against George Navas of Michigan, 6-4, 6-3. He will play Andrew Stubbs of Wofford at 8 a.m. to begin the fourth round on Sunday, Aug. 12.

    Ishutganov, who is seeded first in the tournament, defeated Peter Aarts of Michigan 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (8) in his second-round match. He will face Lennie Gullan of North Carolina at 8 a.m. on Sunday.

    McCarthy finished his sophomore season with a 20-17 overall record, while Ishutganov recently completed his four years of eligibility for the Hoosiers. He had a career-high 21 singles wins in his senior season.

     

     

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