Khudziy, Hungria key HU men's tennis win

Huntington University men’s tennis player Vlad Khudziy strikes the ball back to his opponent in first singles play against visiting Indiana Tech on Saturday, Sept. 29. The Foresters won 6-3. Photo by Steve Clark.

Vlad Khudziy and Jose Hungria teamed up for a doubles shutout and both had singles wins as well to lead the Huntington University men's tennis team past visiting Indiana Tech, 6-3, on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Khudziy and Hungria put an 8-0 whitewash on Fernando Gonzalez and Vinicius Silva at first doubles before Khudziy stopped Gonzalez at first singles, 6-4, 6-3, and Hungria beat Nicholas Tripaman at second singles, 6-2, 7-5.

Joseph Straznicky was also a double winner for HU, 5-6, as he teamed with Diego Innuritegui at second doubles for an 8-5 win over Tripaman and Albetro Tenias, then beat Tenias at third singles, 6-4, 6-2.

Arujun Bhalla st sixth singles got the final HU win, sneaking past Clayton Northey, 7-6, 7-6.

Innuritegui at fourth singles fell to Seiram Aranganatha, 6-4, 2-6, (7-10), and Zakk Sparks at fifth singles lost to Silva, 3-6, 4-6.

Sparks and Bhalla lost to Aranganatha and Northey at third doubles, 3-8.