Forester netmen dominate singles on way to beating SAU

Huntington University's Vlad Khudziy is more than a little airborne during the number one doubles match he and Jose Hungria played on Tuesday, Sept. 17, against visiting Spring Arbor University. Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington University men's tennis team dominated singles play and beat visiting Spring Arbor University, 7-2, on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

The Foresters, 6-2 overall and 5-1 in Crossroads League play, won five of the six singles matches, led by first singles player Vlad Khudziy with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Matt Wojkowski.

Second singles player Joseph Straznicky defeated John Hall, 6-2, 6-3; third singles player Jose Hungria topped Jesse DeBoer in three sets, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4; fourth singles player Diego Inurritegui beat Drew Herlein, 6-0, 6-2; and Derek Hinen at sixth singles beat Andrew Fitzpatrick, 2-6, 7-6, 10-8 (tiebreaker).

HU won two of the three doubles matches. Khudziy and Hungria topped Wojkowski and Herlein, 8-6, and Straznicky and Inurritegui beat Michael Darling and Hall, 8-5.

Zakk Sparks at fifth singles lost to Darling, 3-6, 2-6, and Sparks and Jacob Cross at third doubles fell to DeBoer and Aaron Laatsch, 1-8.