Men's Tennis Picks Up Second Straight Horizon League Win With 5-2 Victory Over Cleveland State

Eric Fey picked up doubles and singles wins on Saturday.
Eric Fey picked up doubles and singles wins on Saturday.

April 15, 2006

Chicago, Ill.- The UIC men's tennis team picked up their second consecutive Horizon League win on Saturday, downing visiting Cleveland State by a 5-2 decision at the UIC Outdoor Courts.

UIC (6-10) clinched the doubles point with two wins, including an exciting 9-8 win from the duo of Eric Fey and Paul Glendenning, before winning four of six singles contests.

The Flames were paced by Ivan Kovalev and Glendenning, who picked up wins at the No. 1 and 2 spots, respectively.

Adriano Liccardo and Fey were also victorious on singles action.

Both of the Flames' singles losses were close three-set Viking victories.

UIC rounds out the regular season this Tuesday against Chicago State at the UIC Outdoor Courts.

UIC 5, Cleveland State 2
1. Ivan Kovalev (UIC) def. Olivier Dhaine (CSU) 7-5, 7-6(4)
2. Paul Glendenning (UIC) def. Jay Tee (CSU) 6-1, 6-4
3. Brad Groleski (CSU) def. Enrico Kasjan (UIC) 6-7, 7-6, 10-7
4. Adriano Liccardo (UIC) def. Rob West (CSU) 6-2, 0-6, 6-4
5. Dan Singer (CSU) def. Andy Lockhart (UIC) 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-4
6. Eric Fey (UIC) def. Steven Wipprecht (CSU) 6-2, 6-3

DOUBLES 1. Kovalev/Lockhart (UIC) def. Dhaine/Tee (CSU) 8-4 2. West/Singer (CSU) def. Liccardo/Kasjan (UIC) 8-5 3. Fey/Glendenning (UIC) def. Groleski/Wipprecht (CSU) 9-8 (7-5)