#14 Aquinas tops Foresters

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2011-04-08
Huntington, Ind. - Up against #14-ranked Aquinas College, the Forester men's tennis team suffered its second consecutive loss by dropping a 7-2 decision to the Saints on Friday afternoon.

The Foresters' two wins came at the top two singles' position as Vlad Khudziy came back to defeat Aaron Hendrick, 5-7, 6-1, 10-8, at the #1 spot while while Augusto Velez took care of Nik Artaev, 6-2, 3-6, 10-6, at #2 singles. 

"Our education continues as to what it takes to compete with nationally ranked programs," commented Coach Ferguson.  "The matches against Olivet and Aquinas are excellent gauges of where we are now and where we need to be for the National Team Championship in May." 

With this loss, the Foresters drop to 13-2.

Singles Recap:
#1 - Khudizy (HU) def. Hendrick 5-7, 6-1, 10-8
#2 - Velez (HU) def. Artaev 6-2, 3-6, 10-6
#3 - Masteller def. Hungria (HU) 6-4, 6-3
#4 - Wolf def. Vivas (HU) 6-1, 6-1
#5 - Telfer def. Ja. Brenneman (HU) 6-1, 6-1
#6 - Petz def. Jo. Brenneman (HU) 7-6, 6-2

Doubles Recap:
#1 - Hendrick/Artaev def. Khudizy/Velez (HU) 8-5
#2 - Masteller/Sendor def. Ja. Brenneman/Hungria 8-5
#3 - Telfer/Wolf def. Jo. Brenneman/Vivas 8-0
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 173 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.
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