Men’s Tennis defeats Hawks, 5-2

Men’s Tennis defeats Hawks, 5-2

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -The University of Southern Indiana men’s tennis team opened up their 2019 spring campaign against the Quincy Hawks this Friday with a win.


The Eagles took a loss at number two doubles before bouncing back with a win from the duo of freshman Marvin Kromer (Dogern, Germany) and freshman Parker Collignon (Owensboro, Kentucky) who won 6-1 at the number one spot.

Sophomore Kooper Falkenstein (Jeffersonville, Indiana) and senior Ilia Karelin (Ekaterinburg, Russia) then got the second win at number three doubles with a 6-4 victory over their opponent.

This is the first year that NCAA Division II will count doubles as one single point.


Kromer kicked things off in the singles at the number four slot, finishing first in 6-0, 6-1. Karelin then followed at number one singles with a 6-0, 6-0 dominance. Collignon and sophomore Spencer Blandford (Louisville, Kentucky) then capped off the next two points for USI, defeating their respective opponents in 6-4, 6-4 and 6-3, 6-4.


USI will turn around to host Truman State tomorrow, February 2, at noon at the Evansville Tennis Center.

Courtesy: USI Athletics

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