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Men's Tennis Splits Weekend Duals

CHICAGO – The DePaul men’s tennis squad opened the dual portion of the 2004-05 season by splitting a pair of matches against local rivals this weekend.


On Friday, the Blue Demons posted a clean sweep of UIC, beating the Flames 7-0 at the Lakeshore Athletic Club.


"You expect one or two nervous performances from your players in your opening match, but that just was not the case,” associate men’s tennis coach David Mullins said. “There was some very good tennis on all six courts and the guys played like they were in mid-season form."


On Saturday DePaul faced it’s first road test of the season and fell at Northwestern 5-2.


"After a slow start in the doubles, we bounced back quickly to take an early lead on four of the six singles courts,” Mullins said. :The charge was lead by seniors Mark Henderson and Sam Davidson but Northwestern did a nice job to fight back and win some tough matches in key positions. They definitely deserved the 5-2 victory.


“Overall I am extremely pleased with our weekends results,” Mullins said.


DePaul 7 UIC 0

Friday, January 14, 2005

Lakeshore Athletic Club 


1.Mark Henderson/Sam Davidson (DPU)  def. Ivan Kovalev/Andy Lockhart, 8-3

2.Eric Huffman/Rob Kotroczo (DPU) def. Paul Glendenning/Karol Zaruucki, 8-3

3.Gabe Inchauste/George Wang (DPU) def. Eric Fey/James Wonneberg, 8-5



1.Mark Henderson (DPU) def. Ivan Kovalev,   6-4 6-3

2.Rob Kotroczo (DPU) def. Karol Zarucki,   6-1 6-1

3.George Wang (DPU) def. Andy Lockhart,  6-2 6-1

4.Sam Davidson (DPU)  def. Paul Glendenning, 6-4 6-2

5.Jack Komar (DPU) def. Sean Kreyabory, 6-1 6-1

6 Gabe Inchauste (DPU) def. Eric Fey, 6-4 6-1


Northwestern 5 DePaul 2

Saturday, January 15, 2005

Evanston, Ill.


1. Chuck Perrin/Justin Hovelier (NU) def. Mark Henderson/Sam Davidson, 8-6

2. Tommy Hanus/Adam Schechterle (NU) def. Rob Kotroczo/Eric Huffman, 8-3

3. Matt Christian/Jamie Friedland (NU) def. George Wang/Gabe Inchauste, 8-6



1. Mark Henderson (DPU) def Chuck Perrin, 6-4 6-3

2. Christian Tempke (NU) def Rob Kotroczo, 7-6 6-3

3  Adam Schaechterle (NU) def George Wang, 2-6 6-4 7-5

4. Sam Davidson (DPU) def Matt Christian,4-6 6-4 6-4

5. Willy Lock (NU) def Jack Komar, 6-4 6-4

6. Jamie Friedland (NU) def. Gabe Inchauste, 6-0 6-4