Posted: Feb 17, 2018
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois tech men's tennis team downed the Titans of Illinois Wesleyan University on Saturday, impressing for win number one in a 7-2 victory. Tech is now 1-3 on the season.
- The Scarlet Hawks were strong in doubles, winning in the second and third spots. The tandem of Yousef Abdo and Adam Laitinen took care of the opponent 8-3 in the second spot, while Franklin Zhong and Brody Croonquist won 8-1 in the third spot.
- In singles, Abdo was also dominant, winning 6-1, 6-1 in the second spot.
- The Scarlet Hawks also won in three, four, five, and six singles. Abhishek Rana (6-4, 6-4), Mike Rivich (6-1, 6-2), Laitinen (6-0, 6-2), and Croonquist (6-3, 6-0) all earned victories for Tech.
- Illinois Tech hosts North Central (9:30 a.m.) and Monmouth (3:30 p.m.) tomorrow at XS Tennis.