Men's Tennis Opens Play at USTA/ITA Midwest Regionals
Oct. 18, 2012
EAST LANSING, Mich. - DePaul men's tennis has two alive in the qualifiers after a successful first day at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regionals on Thursday at the Michigan State University Indoor Tennis Facility.
Reinhart advance through two opponents, first coming back to beat Marquette's David Packowitz 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. In his second match of the day, the sophomore defeated Spencer Talmadge of Notre Dame in straight sets 6-4, 6-4.
Leusink played three sets with both opponents, but came away with hard-fought wins in both matches. In his first match, the freshman defeated Michigan State's Harry Jadun 1-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5) before taking down Cleveland State's Joe VanMeter 6-4, 4-6, 7-6.
Leusink will face Alan Reifer of UIC for the right to advance to the main draw, while Reinhart gets Wisconsin's Oskar Wikberg. Both matches will occur at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, October 19.
USTA/ITA Midwest Regionals Qualifying -- First Round