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    `Cats Beat Western Illinois 7-0 to Wrap Weekend

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Junior Alex Pasareanu did not drop a game in either his doubles or singles matches.
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    Junior Alex Pasareanu did not drop a game in either his doubles or singles matches.
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    Results

    Feb. 9, 2014

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- The weekend ended in winning fashion as No. 30 Northwestern took down Western Illinois 7-0 Sunday night. The `Cats move to 7-2 on the season and are 5-0 at home.

    The `Cats dominated doubles competition to take an early 1-0 lead. Freshman Strong Kirchheimer and sophomore Fedor Baev beat Max Cederkall and Brandon Meeker 6-1 at No. 2, and juniors Alex Pasareanu and Alberto Zanotti defeated Brett Furmanski and Chris Bunch 6-0 at No. 3.

    Northwestern took the momentum into singles play and won matches at No. 4, 5, and 6 to seal the victory. Pasareanu did not drop a game in his 6-0, 6-0 match-clinching win at No. 6. The `Cats finished out each contest to win by a final of 7-0.

    Monday marks a day of rest before the Wildcats return to action on Tuesday, when they host No. 16 Notre Dame at 5 p.m.

    #30 Northwestern 7, Western Illinois 0
    Doubles Results
    1. Alp Horoz / Sam Shropshire (NU) vs. Christoph Haertel / Mitch Granger (WIU) 4-1 (unfinished)
    2. Strong Kirchheimer / Fedor Baev (NU) def. Max Cederkall / Brandon Meeker (WIU) 6-1
    3. Alex Pasareanu / Alberto Zanotti (NU) def. Brett Furmanski / Chris Bunch (WIU) 6-0
    Order of finish: 2, 3*


     

     

    Singles Results
    1. #114 Sam Shropshire (NU) def. Christoph Haertel (WIU) 6-1, 6-2
    2. Mihir Kumar (NU) def. Mitch Granger (WIU) 6-1, 6-0
    3. Strong Kirchheimer (NU) def. Max Cederkall (WIU) 6-2, 6-1
    4. Alp Horoz (NU) def. Brandon Meeker (WIU) 6-1, 6-0
    5. Fedor Baev (NU) def. Chris Bunch (WIU) 6-0, 6-1
    6. Alex Pasareanu (NU) def. Brett Furmanski (WIU) 6-0, 6-0
    Order of finish: 5, 4, 6*, 2, 1, 3

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