HU moving up in MCC

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2011-09-20
Huntington, Ind. - After a rocky start in conference play, the Forester men's tennis team has picked up its second consecutive MCC win on Tuesday with an 8-1 decision over Marian University.

After sweeping doubles play, the top half of the HU singles line-up dominated the Knights, winning in straight sets and only giving up a total of four games. The Foresters went on to claim wins at the No. 5 and 6 spots to wrap-up the convincing win.

The Foresters (3-3, 3-2) travel to Grace College on Saturday for a 2:00 p.m. start.

Singles Recap:
#1 Vlad Khudziy (HU) def. Mitchell Trammel (MU) 6-2, 6-0
#2 Augusto Velez (HU) def. Will Dixon (MU) 6-0, 6-1
#3 Jose Hungria (HU) def. Nick Batuello (MU) 6-0, 6-1
#4 Andrew Voss (MU) def. Martin Vivas (HU) 7-5, 6-4
#5 Jameel Brenneman (HU) def. Austin Collier (MU) 6-2, 4-6 (10-7)
#6 Jonathan Brenneman (HU) def. Willie Jansen (MU) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1

Doubles Recap:
#1 Khudziy/Velez (HU) def. Ryan Hodell/Andrew Voss (MU) 8-3
#2 Hungria/Ja. Brenneman (HU) def. Dixon/Batuello (MU) 8-1
#3 Vivas/Blinco (HU) def. Michael Higdon/Trammel (MU) 8-6
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 187 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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