Iowa Falls At Indiana, 6-1


April 10, 2010

Final Stats

BLOOMINGTON, IN – – The University of Iowa men’s tennis team lost at No. 41 Indiana Saturday, 6-1. The 60th-ranked Hawkeyes fall to 10-6 overall and 2-3 in conference play with the loss at the Indiana University Varsity Tennis Courts.

“Indiana is a very good team,” said Head Coach Steve Houghton. “We needed to play close to our best to beat them and couldn’t get it done today.”

The Hawkeyes, 6-5 away from Iowa City, were unable to claim the doubles point. Garret Dunn and Nikita Zotov defeated Will Kendall and Stephen Vogl, 8-3, at the No. 3 position. At No. 1 doubles, Tommy McGeorge and Will Vasos fell to Lachlan Ferguson and Josh MacTaggart, 8-4. Santiago Gruter and Jeremy Langer then clinched the point at the No. 2 spot, downing Marc Bruche and Tom Mroziewicz, 8-5.

Iowa claimed one singles victory. Austen Kauss defeated Alexander van Gils at the No. 6 position. The junior won 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 13-11. Kauss has won six of his last eight matches.

The Black and Gold return to action Sunday at No. 13 Illinois. The match is scheduled to begin at noon.

#60 Iowa – 1
#41 Indiana – 6

1. Lachlan Ferguson (IND) def. Marc Bruche (IOWA) 6-4, 6-3
2. Jeremy Langer (IND) def. Nikita Zotov (IOWA) 6-1, 6-4
3. Josh MacTaggart (IND) def. Reinoud Haal (IOWA) 6-4, 6-4
4. Santiago Gruter (IND) def. Will Vasos (IOWA) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
5. Isade Juneau (IND) def. Tommy McGeorge (IOWA) 6-0, 7-5
6. Austen Kauss (IOWA) def. Alexander van Gils (IND) 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 13-11

1. Lachlan Ferguson/Josh MacTaggart (IND) def. Tommy McGeorge/Will Vasos (IOWA) 8-4
2. Santiago Gruter/Jeremy Langer (IND) def. Marc Bruche/Tom Mroziewicz (IOWA) 8-5
3. Garret Dunn/Nikita Zotov (IOWA) def. Will Kendall/Stephen Vogl (IND) 8-3