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    March 25, 2005

    by Dustin Thompson

    CARBONDALE, IL. - In their first home match of the season the Salukis put together a fine showing as they shut out the visiting IUPUI Jaguars 7-0 today at the SIU Tennis Courts.

    The Salukis set the tone early sweeping all six singles matches. SIU was led by senior Alexandru Nomicos at the No. 1 singles spot, as he knocked off Juan Mas (6-3, 6-2), but the entire Saluki lineup contributed to the victory.

    SIU continued to shine at home as they were able to sweep all three doubles matches, sealing the win over the Jaguars.

    The Salukis are back in action tomorrow as they travel to Terre Haute, Ind., to begin their Missouri Valley Conference Schedule they will take on the Sycamores of Indiana State.

    SIU (7)-IUPUI (0)
    No. 1- Sanchez/ Botero (SIU) def. Mas/ Gehlihausen (IUPUI)- 8-6
    No. 2- Gonzalez/ Bauer (SIU) def. Pedro/. Fallowfield (IUPUI)- 8-6
    No. 3- Soswa/ Ilievski (SIU) def. Harvath/ Fouad (IUPUI)- 8-1

    No. 1- Alexandru Nomicos (SIU) def. Juan Mas (IUPUI)- 6-3, 6-2
    No. 2- Rodrigo Lama (SIU) def. Ross Gehihausen (IUPUI)- 7-6, 6-2
    No. 3- Sergio Sanchez (SIU) def. Ronnie Pedro (IUPUI)- 6-2, 6-1
    No. 4- Tomas Gonzalez (SIU) def. Greg Fallowfield (IUPUI)- 6-2, 6-3
    No. 5- Lukasz Soswa (SIU) def. Nick Tarvin (IUPUI)- 6-1, 6-4
    No.6- Nick Bauer (SIU) def. Joe Harvath (IUPUI)_- 6-0, 6-3