Oct. 11, 2003
MADISON, WI – The Iowa men’s tennis team completed day two of mock-dual competition Saturday afternoon at the Wisconsin Invitational held at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium. The Hawkeyes claimed a singles victory over Marquette (4-2) and lost to Northern Illinois (5-2). Iowa also lost a 2-1 doubles contest to Nebraska.
Sophomores Parker Ross and Aaron Schachterle and freshman Ryan Reid each claimed their second singles victories of the tournament to even their weekend records to 2-2. Ross was a winner over Marquette’s Eigis Vedrickas in straight sets (6-0, 6-1). Schaechterle defeated Marquette’s Tomek Czernuszewicz without losing a game (6-0, 6-0). Reid was a winner over Marquette’s Ricky Servoss (6-2, 6-4). Freshmen Sebastian Delgado, Jonny Hoak, Walter Valarezo and Alexis Lebron each claimed their first match of the tournament. Delgado defeated Northern Illinois’ Aaron Forsberg (6-4, 7-5). Hoak won his first collegiate match with a victory over the Huskies’ Ryan Schnack (6-3, 6-1). Valarezo downed Ian Kawas of Marquette (6-3, 6-2). Lebron won his match with Wisconsin’s Mike Goodman by default.
In doubles competition, sophomore Chaitu Malempati won his second doubles match of the tournament teaming up with Hoak to defeat Nebraska’s Joel Reckewey and Jeff Nabity (8-3).
Tournament play will conclude tomorrow afternoon.
Iowa 4, Marquette 2
No. 1 Parker Ross (I) def. Eigis Vedrickas (M), 6-0, 6-1
No. 2 Hugo Leenders (M) def. Chaitu Malempati (I), 6-4, 6-1
No. 3 Walter Valarezo (I) def. Ian Kawas (M), 6-3, 6-2
No. 4 Creighton Macy (M) def. Jonny Hoak (I), 7-6, 2-6, 10-3
No. 5 Ryan Reid (I) def. Ricky Servoss (M), 6-2, 6-4
No. 6 Aaron Schaechterle (I) def. Tomek Czernuszewicz (M), 6-0, 6-0
Pete Admundson (WIS) def. Alexis Lebron (I), 6-3, 6-2
Northern Illinois 5, Iowa 2
No. 1 Willy Gali (NIU) def. Chaitu Malempati (I), 6-0, 6-1
No. 2 Erick Martinez (NIU) def. Walter Valarezo (I), 6-2, 6-3
No. 3 Juan Pablo Barriga (NIU) def. Parker Ross (I), 6-4, 7-6
No. 4 Sebastain Delgado (I) def. Aaron Forsberg (NIU), 6-4, 7-5
No. 5 Jack Komar (NIU) def. Ryan Reid (I), 6-1, 6-1
No. 6 Stephen Guntly (NIU) def. Aaron Schaechterle (I), 6-3, 6-1
No. 7 Jonny Hoak (I) def. Ryan Schnack (NIU), 6-3, 6-1
Alexis Lebron (I) def. Mike Goodman (WIS), 3-6, 2-1 (default, injury)
Nebraska 2, Iowa 1
No. 1 Joerg Barthel/Jose Revera (N) def. Ross/Valarezo (I), 8-6
No. 2 Malempati/Hoak (I) def. Joel Reckewey/Jeff Nabity (N), 8-3
No. 3 Justin Junck/Tanner Gates (N) def. Schaechterle/Reid (I), 8-5