Foresters pick up convincing first win against USF

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - It was a convincing first win for the Huntington men's tennis team as they swept the University of Saint Francis 9-0 at Swinney Park Saturday morning. With this win, the Foresters improve to 1-3 overall, 1-1 in conference play.

HU wasted little time taking control of the match by notching wins at all three doubles spots before cleaning up in singles action against a much-improved Cougar squad.

Huntington has a week off before hosting Taylor University and Cornerstone University on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. respectively.

Singles Recap
1. Joseph Straznicky (HU) def. Nathan Barger (USF) 6-1, 6-1
2. Diego Inurritegui (HU) def. Matt Stallman (USF) 7-6, 6-0
3. Julian Massa (HU) def. Payton Selking 6-2, 6-2
4. Adrian Beloqui (HU) def. Tate Dishman (USF) 6-2, 6-2
5. Joe Brenneman (HU) def. Daniel Harrold (USF) 4-6, 6-4 (10-8)
6. Volodymyr Kohut (HU) def. Michael Thompson (USF) 6-3, 6-0

Doubles Recap
1. Straznicky/Inurritegui (HU) def. Barger/Stallman (USF) 8-6
2. Massa/Beloqui (HU) def. Dishman/Selking (USF) 8-4
3. Brenneman/Kohut (HU) def. Harrold/Biggs (USF) 8-3

Exhibition Recap
Jacob Cross (HU) def. John Richter (USF) 8-5
Mark Lew (HU) def. JT Biggs (USF) 6-3, 6-0
Matthew Wilcox (HU) def. Chase Ringwood (USF) 8-5
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 38 NAIA All-America honors and 222 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.


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director