#75 Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-14) at Purdue Boilermakers (9-10)
Saturday 16th April at noon CT
Schwartz Tennis Center (West Lafayette, Indiana)
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#75 Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-14) at Indiana Hoosiers (5-13)
Sunday, April 17 at noon CT
IU Tennis Center (Bloomington, Indiana)
Live stats: https://athletics.indiana.edu/livestats/TN/
Live video: https://iuhoosiers.com/sports/2018/2/22/tennis-playsight.aspx
The Nebraska men’s tennis team clinched its second win in last weekend’s conference against No. 53 Illinois, 4-2. The Hulkers will travel to Indiana for their Big Ten games this weekend as they battle Purdue and Indiana.
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• Boilermakers entered Saturday’s game with a record 9-10, having won six of eight at home this season. They have 2-3 conference record.
• Bordeaux has no players in the ITA Top 125 Singles Ranking and no teams in the ITA Top 90 Doubles Ranking.
• Ethel Bennett holds a record 9-6 in the spring, with all of his matches coming first. Bennett and Gabriel Brancatelli 2-4 in the doubles and they mainly competed for second place.
• Hoosiers entered the match on Sunday with a record 5-13 but lost their last eight matches. They also don’t win in team play with a 0-5 conference record.
• Indiana has no players on the ITA Top 125 and no teams on the ITA Top-90 Doubles Rankings List.
•Patrick Fletchall is the only Hoosier to have a singles win record, boasting a 12-11 mark in first place in second place.
• In the doubles, Ilya Teraspolsky and Flechal scored 8-4 in the spring along with Michael Andrei and Luka Vukovic 8-3.
• Boilermakers have an 8-3 advantage over the Huskers, in their last five matches.
• Nebraska 2-8 against Indiana, with this game marking the first meeting in Bloomington since April 13, 2019.
• The Huskers will return to Dillon Tennis for the final two home games of the campaign against Penn State on April 22nd at 4pm CST and Ohio State on April 24th at Noon CT.
Hietaranta continues its strong campaign for 2022
• Ronnie Hitaranta He started the year off strong, winning his first six singles matches to start the season with a record 6-0. Dating back to the fall, he’s now racked up 15 singles wins which is the team’s most wins to date.
• On January 25, Hietaranta was named the Top Ten Athlete of the Week after singles wins over Baylor and Oklahoma. He defeated the 54th seeded singles contender in the nation, defeating Jordan Hasson of Oklahoma, 6-4, 7-5. The Finnish-born Lappeenranta also beat Baylor Cole Gromley in sixth place 6-1, 6-3.
• Three weeks ago, Hitaranta came back from the 4-2 hole to knock out Wichita State’s Uriel Oville to take the Mummy win. He won the singles match against Ovil 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. Last weekend, he beat Princeton’s Filippos Astreinidis in straight sets to raise his springtime record to 7-3.
• After a short injury stint, he came back against the UCF and won sixth, 6-3, 6-3, giving him eight wins in the spring.
• He currently holds a 2-3 conference record and has game wins against Michigan State and Northwestern. He has an 11-6 singles record in the spring.
Maruyama and Huber move up in ITA rankings
• Dario Huber And Shunya Maruyama They have won six of their last seven doubles matches, including wins over Michigan, Illinois, and Northwestern.
• It jumped 45 places this week in the ITA Top-90 Doubles rankings to 40th after advancing 2-0 last weekend against two ranked teams.
• In the singles play, Maruyama tied for second place over the Huskers with a total of 14 wins, and holds the spring record 7-9. Four of his wins came in third and sixth places.
• He has won six of his last 12 completed matches, including singles victories in matches against UCF and Cornell.
Lozano retains half of the squad
• Victor Moreno Lozano He ranked second on the Huskers with nine wins in the spring, holding a 9-5 springtime record. Eight of his wins came in fifth and sixth places.
• He has won eight of his last 12 completed matches, including singles wins in matches against Oregon, Michigan State and Wisconsin.
• He competed with Nick Weidenhorn First in the doubles, with consecutive wins in completed games against Michigan State and Wisconsin.