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HU tennis rolls over Calumet College of St. Joseph 9-0

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GRIFFITH, Ind. – Playing at the Match Point Tennis and Fitness Club, the #RV Forester men’s tennis team rolled over Calumet College of St. Joseph 9-0 Saturday afternoon to improve to 2-0 this spring.

After sweeping doubles play, HU wasted little time logging the shutout as they overpowered the Crimson Wave in straight sets at all six singles spots.

“With some great practices the past few weeks, the team was able to pull off the win against a good opponent,” said Coach Kreg Eckert. “We have been working hard to cut down on our unforced errors, improve our game plan strategies and become more disciplined in our serves. 

“It is starting to pay off and even though some of the scores didn’t show it, almost every match was very close.”

Next up for the Foresters (9-6) is a trip to Alma College on Saturday.

1. Manzo/Martinez (HU) def. Castaneda/Cano (CCSJ) 9-8 (7-2)
2. Buttermore/Echevarria (HU) def. Krackow/Farfan (CCSJ) 8-1
3. Kohut/Joshua Deutsch (HU) def. Espinoza/Singh (CCSJ) 8-0

1. Rodrigo Manzo (HU) def. Santiago Castaneda (CCSJ) 6-3, 6-2
2. Giovanni Martinez (HU) def. Nillson Cano (CCSJ) 6-2, 6-2
3. Lucas Buttermore (HU) def. Erwin Krackow (CCSJ) 6-4, 6-4
4. Mariano Echevarria (HU) def. Andres Farfan (CCSJ) 6-2, 6-0
5. Brody Worl (HU) def. David Espinoza (CCSJ) 6-1, 6-1
6. Volodymyr Kohut (HU) def. Ishup Singh (CCSJ) 6-1, 6-4

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 17 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 38 NAIA All-America honors and 254 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.