Tennis - Mon, Feb. 6, 2012
Georgetown College men's and women's tennis teams kicked
off the spring season with a pair of losses to University of Indianapolis, an
NCAA Division II school. The Greyhounds men, currently 3-0 on the season,
defeated GC's men 7-2, while UI beat the women 8-1 in its first match.
The Tigers were swept in the doubles competition on both
sides. GC coach Jessica Cunningham's No. 1 men's doubles of Benjamin Aspillaga
and Chris Bartlett and No. 2 women's team of Shelby Eden and Natalie Hill had the
closes matches. The men lost 8-6 and the women fell 9-7.
On the men's side, Gustavo Echevarria and Carlos Del
Valle won in straight sets - (6-4, 6-3) and (7-5, 6-1) respectively, to give
the Tigers their two points.
Jacqueline Otis also won in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1, over
IU's Claire Liles in the No. 3 position for the women's point.
Both teams return to action Saturday at Bellarmine
University, another NCAA D II opponent.