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Bisons kick off 2007-2008 tennis season

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Jan. 22, 2008

The Bisons kicked off the 07-08 tennis season in Chattanooga, TN where they fell to UT-Chattanooga. The Bisons had a good number of close singles matches that resulted in losses, however the younger members of the team are learning what it takes to win.

"There were many close singles matches which didn't go our way. However, our younger guys learned about what it is going to take to win in college," Coach Andrew Harris said.

"This will give us an opportunity this upcoming week to go back and work on some different things in order to turn those close matches into victories."

Doubles:

1) Daniel Hangstefer/Mario Hernandez (LU) vs. Badr Boubdellah/Razvan Axente(UTC): UTC Won 8-3
2) Andy Mizell/James Murrell (LU) vs. Peter Sauska/Pavel Vostrikov(UTC): UTC Won 8-1
3) Joe McArdle/Jeff West (LU)vs. Robbie Diamond/Vande Bovenkamp(UTC): LU Won 8-6


Singles:
1) Joe McArdle (LU) vs. Badr Boubdellah (UTC): 6-1, 6-1 UTC Won
2) Daniel Hangstefer (LU) vs Razvan Axente (UTC): 6-4, 6-1 UTC Won
3) James Murrell (LU) vs. Peter Sauska (UTC): 6-3,6-3 UTC Won
4) Jeff West (LU) vs. Pavel Vestrikov (UTC): UTC Won 6-4, 6-2
5) Josh Cummings (LU) vs. Hasan Hamedeh (UTC): UTC Won 6-4, 3-6, 10-2 (3rd set tiebreaker)
6) Mario Hernandez (LU) vs. Rickvande Bovenkemp (UTC): 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5)

The Bisons will face in-state opponent Tennessee Tech on January 25, 2008 at Whitworth.