Golden Eagles Complete Opening Day At Pair Of Events
Oct. 3, 2008
The Marquette University men's tennis team continued the tournament portion of its 2008-09 campaign with competition at a pair of events Friday.
Four individuals represented MU at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s D’Novo All-American and the remaining squad members traveled to Muncie, Ind., for the Ball State Fall Invitational.
Junior Dusan Medan and senior Trent Hagan both advanced in the prequalifying draw at the ITA event. Medan downed downed Ivan Mendoza of Drake 6-3, 6-1 and Hagan defeated Texas A&M player Patrick Dean in straight sets, 6-2, 6-0. Both players will return to action Saturday, along with junior Niko Boulieris. Boulieris advanced after his first round opponent withdrew.
Senior Stephen Shao dropped 6-2, 6-3 decision to Max Taylor of UC-Santa Barbara.
Friday’s results from the BSU Invite will be available later in the evening at www.ballstatesports.com. The opening day’s highlights for MU included a pair of wins by Juan-Martin Paredes in the singles “B” flight.
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