Hoosiers To Compete At Illinois Invitational
October 20, 1998 Hoosiers To Compete At Illinois Invitational
On Tap: After being off for three weeks the Hoosiers continue play this weekend in Champaign, Illinois, as they compete in the Illinois Invitational. They will compete in an eight team tournament beginning on Friday and ending on Sunday.
Clemson Invitational: The Hoosiers competed in the Clemson Invitational three weeks ago. Sophomores Paul Jacobson and Milan Rakvica both went undefeated in both singles and doubles, each going 8-0. The Hoosiers played well in both singles and doubles. In doubles, the Hoosiers ended the tournament with a 10-2 record.
Recapping Last Year: The Hoosies are trying to bounce back after a disspointing season last year. Playing teams in the top 75 all season long, the Hoosiers ended the season with a 9-15 overall record. In conference play, they with a record of 4-9. They finished the Big Ten Championships in 8th place.
Head Coach Ken Hydinger... is entering his 15th season as the Head Coach at Indiana University. He has accumulated a 219-148-1 overall record, while he earning a 98-75 Big Ten record. He has been coaching at the colligiate level for 18 years, coaching at Mississippi State and Southwest Missouri State, before coming to Indiana. During his 18 years of coaching he has collecting 285 victories, with 193 losses and one tie.
Scouting Report: Without a senior on the team this year, the Hoosiers will be looking for leadership from Juniors George McGill and Gabriel Montilla. Montilla finished last year with a 18-19 singles record, while playing at the number 2 position. McGill finished with a 13-10 singles record, and will looked at to contribute more this year. Sophomore Ian Arons lead the Hoosiers in victories last year with 23. In doubles, the team does not have any teams returning from last year. They will look for stability from Montilla and fellow Junior Ricardo Jordan.
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