April 2, 2004

NKU POSTS 9-0 WIN AT SIUE

Norse men improve to 9-3 overall, 4-0 GLVC

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - Oliver Marinkovic improved to 11-1 with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Matt Kuban in No. 2 singles competition on Friday to lead the Northern Kentucky University men’s tennis team to a 9-0 victory at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

NKU improved to 9-3 overall, 4-0 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. NKU is seeking its second straight GLVC title.


NKU 9, SIUE 0

Singles

1. Amine Benjelloun (NKU) def. Matt Warner, 6-2, 6-1.

2. Oliver Marinkovic (NKU) def. Matt Kuban, 6-0, 6-1.

3. Marek Pawelec (NKU) def. Justin Free, 7-5, 6-1.

4. Nick Herzog (NKU) def. Andy Renner, 6-2, 6-3.

5. Billy Hopkins (NKU) def. Chris Rigdon, 6-4, 6-3.

6. Ted Walkup (NKU) def. Doug Kummer, 7-5, 6-4.

Doubles

1. Benjelloun-Hopkins (NKU) def. Warner-Rigdon, 9-8 (4).

2. Marinkovic-Herzog (NKU) def. Kuban/Daniel Lipe, 8-1.

3. Walkup-Pawelec (NKU) def. Free/Kummer, 8-5.