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Men's Tennis Splits Opening Weekend



CHICAGO – The DePaul men’s tennis team opened the 2006 portion of the season by splitting two matches over the weekend.

 

On Friday, DePaul beat local rival UIC 4-3. The Blue Demons got the doubles point after victories from Eric Huffman and Austin Doerner at No. 2 and Will Wang and Danny Wilson at No. 3. DePaul then earned the win with singles victories by Gabe Inchauste (No. 2), Jack Komar (no. 3) and Wilson (No. 6).

 

On Sunday, the Blue Demons got a doubles victory from Huffman and Doerner at No. 1 for their only win of the day.

 

The Blue Demons are back in action again on Sunday when they travel to Northwestern for a noon match.

 

DePaul 4 UIC 3

Friday, January 14

Singles

No. 1 George Wang was defeated by Ivan Kovalev, 4-6, 2-6

No. 2 Gabe Inchauste defeated Paul Glendenning, 6-4, 6-1

No. 3 Jack Komar defeated Danai Samuriwo, 6-2, 6-3

No. 4 Eric Huffman was defeated by Andy Lockhart, 4-6, 4-6

No. 5 Austin Doerner was defeated by Adriano Liccardo, 4-6, 3-6

No. 6 Danny Wilson defeated Eric Fey, 7-6, 7-6.

 

Doubles

No. 1 Gabe Inchauste & George Wang were defeated by UIC's Ivan Kovalev, 2-8

No. 2 Eric Huffman & Austin Doerner defeated UIC's Paul Glendenning & Eric Fey, 8-4

No. 3 Will Wang & Danny Wilson defeated UIC's Danai Samuriwo & Enrico Kasjan, 9-7

 

Western Michigan 7 DePaul 0

Sunday, January 16

Singles

No. 1 Gabe Inchauste was defeated by WMU's Crosby, 6-3, 6-3

No. 2 George Wang was defeated by WMU's Orozco, 6-4 6-2

No. 3 Jack Komar was defeated by WMU's Bradshaw, 6-2 6-2

No. 4 Eric Huffman was defeated by WMU's Birchmeier, 6-2 6-3

No. 5 Danny Wilson was defeated by WMU's Norville, 6-4 4-6 (10-4)

No. 6 Austin Doerner was defeated by WMU's Hayward, 3-6 6-4 (10-7).

 

Doubles

No. 1 Eric Huffman & Austin Doerner defeated WMU's Brady Crosby & B Norville, 9-8 (4)

No. 2 Gabe Inchauste & George Wang were defeated by WMU's French & Bradshaw, 5-8

No. 3 Will Wang & Danny Wilson were defeated by WMU's Orozco & Birchmeier, 1-8