September 29, 2012
For Immediate Release
Huntington, Ind. – The Indiana Tech men’s tennis team suffered its first setback of the season on Saturday, falling at Huntington University, 6-3, in a non-conference match.
The loss dropped the Warriors to 3-1 on the year while the Foresters improved to 4-6.
Junior Sriram Aranganathan (Chennai, India) and sophomore Vinicius Silva (Sao Paulo, Brazil) picked up the lone wins for Tech in singles competition. Aranganathan, at #4 singles, came from behind to win after dropping the first set 4-6, 6-2, 10-5. Silva, at #5, won in straight sets 6-4, 6-3.
At #1 singles, freshman Fernando Gonzales (Santiago, Chile) played 28th ranked Vladislav Khudziy well, but fell by a final score of 6-4, 6-3. At #6 singles, junior Clayton Northey (Livonia, MI/Michigan) was edged by his opponent 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3).
In doubles competition, the team of Aranganathan and Northey picked up the only victory, an 8-3 decision over Zakk Sparks and Arjun Bhalla.
The Warriors are off until Oct. 9 when they return to host NCAA DII Tiffin University at Swinney Park in a 4 p.m. contest.
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