Rotating image

UIC Flames
Official Store

    Men's Tennis Falls To Ferris State, 5-2

    Karol Zarucki broke a seven-match losing streak with a strong win on Sunday.
    Karol Zarucki broke a seven-match losing streak with a strong win on Sunday.
    Men's Tennis Home

    UIC Men's Tennis Announces 2014-15 Schedule

    Men's Tennis Wraps Up Competition at River Forest Invite

    Men's Tennis to Host River Forest Invitational

    Flames Tennis Facility

    UIC Flames Facebook

    UIC Flames Twitter


    Feb. 23, 2004

    Complete Results

    Toledo, Ohio- The University of Illinois at Chicago men's tennis team wrapped up a rigorous weekend on Sunday, dropping a 5-2 decision to Ferris State at the Laurel Hill Tennis Club in Toledo, Ohio.

    UIC (1-7) received strong performances at the top two singles spots. Artsem Burmistrau won his second match in a row by downing Francisco Valencia 6-2, 6-1, at the top slot, while Karol Zarucki broke a seven-match singles losing streak in team play with a solid 7-6, 6-4 victory over Martin Hoch at No. 2 singles.

    Burnistrau and Zarucki almost pulled off a doubles win together against Jason Cole and Kyle Halberg, but the duo was narrowly denied in the 9-7 loss.

    Pat Zufan was on track to extend his singles win streak to three matches when he took the first set against Mark Hammelman at No. 5 singles, 7-6 (6). But Zufan's run was halted as Hammelman took the next two, 6-2, 6-0.

    The Flames finished the weekend 0-3, finishing a grueling schedule that included a battle against UIC Head Coach Hans Neufeld's brother Carl Neufeld and the SMU Mustangs on Friday night, along with a tough bout against Toledo on Saturday.

    UIC is back in action on Saturday, February 28th against Creighton at the Hinsdale Racket Courts beginning at 6 p.m.