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Grenadiers down Huntington 8-1

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NEW ALBANY, Ind. – The HU men’s tennis road tripped to IU Southeast on Saturday and came away with just one win. Giovanni Martinez notched his team’s only win with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Trent Wallace at #2 singles. With this loss, the Foresters drop to 4-12 on the year, 0-3 this spring.

“We’ve been trying different combinations of teams for doubles and while we were winless today,” said Coach Eckert, “we got a little better at execution and are getting more comfortable with different partners.”

Next up is a home match against Trine University on March 23 at 4:00 p.m.  

No. 1 Nick Roby (IUSE) def. Joseph Straznicky (HU) 6-4, 6-4
No. 2 Giovanni Martinez (HU) def. Trent Wallace (IUSE) 6-3, 6-1
No. 3 Jonathan James (IUSE) def. Volodymyr Kohut (HU) 6-1, 6-0
No. 4 Jacob Rankin (IUSE) def. Daniel Strom (HU) 6-2, 6-0
No. 5 Bryson Mills (IUSE) def. Mark Lewandowski (HU) 6-0, 6-1
No. 6 IUSE win by default

No. 1 Roby/Rankin (IUSE) def. Straznicky/Martinez (HU) 8-3
No. 2 James/Chris Braun (IUSE) def. Kohut/Strom (HU) 8-0
No. 3 IUSE win by default

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 17 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 39 NAIA All-America honors and 234 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.