Men's Tennis Picks Up Win at Illinois State
Jose Moncada and Austin Doerner gave DePaul an 8-4 victory over Alfredo Lagarda and Yohann Nograbat in the top doubles flight, while George Wang and Alasdair Graetz posted an 8-4 Blue Demon win against Nuno Jacinto and Daniel Tobar at No. 2. Vanja Grgec and Danny Wilson suffered an 8-6 defeat in the third doubles match to Oscar Beich and Luka Marinkovic.
Singles action saw Doerner cruise past Lagarda, 6-1, 6-0, in the second match, while Moncada rallied over Jacinto for a 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory at No. 3. Grgec earned a point for DePaul in the fifth match, defeating Beich by a score of 6-3, 7-5. Jack Komar triumphed at No. 6 singles with a 6-3, 7-6 win over Tobar.
The Blue Demons (7-3, 1-0 BIG EAST) return to action on Saturday, February 24 with a neutral court match against No. 66 Nebraska in Des Moines, Iowa.
No. 1-Moncada/Doerner (DePaul) def. Lagarda/Nograbat (ISU) 8-4
No. 2-Wang/Graetz (DePaul) def. Jacinto/Tobar (ISU) 8-4
No. 3-Beich/Marinkovic (ISU) def. Grgec/Wilson (DePaul) 8-6
No. 1-Yohann Nograbat (ISU) def. George Wang (DePaul) 6-4, 7-5
No. 2-Austin Doerner (DePaul) def. Alfredo Lagarda (ISU) 6-1, 6-0
No. 3-Jose Moncada (DePaul) def. Nuno Jacinto (ISU) 1-6, 6-2, 6-4
No. 4-Luka Marinkovic (ISU) def. Alasdair Graetz (DePaul) 6-4, 7-6 (8-6)
No. 5-Vanja Gregec (DePaul) def. Oscar Beich (ISU) 6-3, 7-5
No. 6-Jack Komar (DePaul) def. Daniel Tobar (ISU) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)