Tech keeps OVC streak alive with 5-1 win over SIUE
Cookeville, Tenn. - The Tennessee Tech tennis team knocked off Ohio Valley Conference opponent SIU Edwardsville Saturday afternoon 5-1, extending its conference winning streak to 14 and improving to a 6-0 league record this season.
Tech captured its sixth consecutive doubles point of the season when they won the No. 1 and No. 2 spots.
In singles play, Abdukhalikov defeated Jonsson in straight sets, 7-5, 6-3, in the No. 1 spot and is 6-0 in conference singles matches.
In the No. 2 spot, Augusto defeated Nicolas Vincent, 6-3, 6-2, and is also 6-0 in OVC singles matches.
Eremeev won the No. 4 spot in the third set after downing Jacob Tanulanond, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3.
Tech faces visiting Eastern Illinois Sunday at 12 p.m. at the Tech Tennis Courts. Admission is free to all Tech home matches.
Tennessee Tech 5, SIU Edwardsville
Apr 06, 2013 at Cookeville, Tenn. (Tech Tennis Courts)
|1. Syrym Abdukhalikov (TTU) def. Marten Jonsson (SIUE) 7-5, 6-3|
|2. Alejandro Augusto (TTU) def. Nicolas Vincent (SIUE) 6-3, 6-2|
|3. Jacob Perkins (SIUE) def. Artem Tarasov (TTU) 6-1, 6-1|
|4. Vasily Eremeev (TTU) def. Jacob Tanulanond (SIUE) 6-3, 2-6, 6-3|
|5. Alvaro Cintas (TTU) vs. Nico Kuehn (SIUE) 6-3, 2-6, 2-1, unfinished|
|6. Othon Lima (TTU) def. Stephen Washuta (SIUE) 6-4, 6-4|
|1. Syrym Abdukhalikov/Alejandro Augusto (TTU) def. Marten Jonsson/Nico Kuehn (SIUE) 9-7|
|2. Artem Tarasov/Vasily Eremeev (TTU) def. Patrick Gaffigan/Jacob Tanulanond (SIUE) 8-6|
|3. Alvaro Cintas/Othon Lima (TTU) vs. Stephen Washuta/Jacob Perkins (SIUE) 7-7, unfinished|
|SIU Edwardsville 8-6 (3-3)|
|Tennessee Tech 6-9 (6-0)|