USI drops match with Butler 6-1

first_img USI drops match with Butler 6-1Men’s Tennis report written by Jostun Pomplun, USI Graduate AssistantBOX SCOREINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The University of Southern Indiana men’s tennis team dropped its second consecutive match against NCAA Division I competition, as they were defeated by Butler University 6-1 Sunday afternoon.Sophomore James Hardiman (Backwell Bristol, United Kingdom) continued to play well, as he accounted for USI’s only point of the day. He defeated Mason Dragos at number two singles 6-3, 7-6 (4).In doubles, the duo of Hardiman and freshman Denis Davydov (Chorvatsky Grob, Slovakia) were tied at four in their match, but the match was not finished as Butler had already won the point by winning the other two doubles matches.The Screaming Eagles battled in their other matches, but were unable to come away on top.USI will play its third NCAA Division I opponent in a row February 10, when they travel to Austin Peay State University. Start time is to be determined.Butler University 6, #37 Southern Indiana 1Feb 05, 2017 at Indianapolis, IndianaSingles competition1. Mikhell Khmiadashvil (BU) def. Samuel Kiladejo (USI) 6-0, 6-22. James Hardiman (USI) def. Mason Dragos (BU) 6-3, 7-6 (4-0)3. Spencer Lang (BU) def. Denis Davydov (USI) 6-2, 6-24. Ari Gerstein (BU) def. Aaron Barris (USI) 6-3, 6-35. Temilope Adelakun (BU) def. Ilia Karelin (USI) 6-2, 6-26. Adrian Mag (BU) def. Andrew Dones (USI) 6-2, 6-2Doubles competition1. Mikhell Khmiadashvil/Mason Dragos (BU) def. Aaron Barris/Samuel Kiladejo (USI) 6-32. James Hardiman/Denis Davydov (USI) vs. Temilope Adelakun/Spencer Lang (BU) no result3. Ari Gerstein/Alex Woldmoe (BU) def. Andrew Dones/Jack Lipchik (USI) 6-1Match NotesSouthern Indiana 1-2; National ranking #37Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (1,4,3,2,6,5)FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more