March 23, 2006
By Lacole Hook
CARBONDALE, Ill. - Make it four in a row for the Southern Illinois men's tennis team as they swept Southern Indiana 6-0 at the Sports Blast Thursday.
The Salukis didn't even lose a set as they easily knocked off the Screaming Eagles. SIU moves to 5-4 on the season.
"We have won four matches in a row," said tennis coach Dann Nelson. "Our confidence level is high going into the Indiana State match. It should be a really great match."
The Salukis begin conference play at home on Saturday against Indiana State. The match is set to begin at 2 p.m. on the indoor courts at the Sports Blast.
SIU 6 Southern Indiana 0
No. 1 Feilpe Villasenor def. Ryan Hughes 6-2, 6-3
No. 2 Rodrigo Lama def. Bodene Scott 6-0, 6-0
No. 3 Sergio Sanchez def. Andrew McGuire 6-4, 6-1
No. 4 Andrei Bubnov def. Ryan McDaniel 6-2, 6-0
No. 5 Tomas Gonzalez def. Dustin Thomas 8-1 (Pro set)
No. 6 Nick Bauer def. Bryan Sulcer 8-0 (Pro set)
Doubles matches were not played.