NORTHWESTERN WILDCATS

Official Store

    Three Wildcats Win Two at Big Ten Singles Championships

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Senior Tommy Hanus won his first two matches at the Big Ten Single Championships Saturday.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM
    Senior Tommy Hanus won his first two matches at the Big Ten Single Championships Saturday.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM

    Nov. 14, 2004

    EVANSTON, Ill. - Seniors Tommy Hanus (Palatine, Ill./Palatine) and Chuck Perrin (Atlanta, Ga./The Walker School) and junior Adam Schaechterle (Oconomowoc, Wis./Kettle Moraine) each won a pair of matches Saturday in the main draw of the Big Ten Singles Championships.

    Hanus -- the No. 8 seed -- defeated Robinson of Purdue 6-4, 7-6 before taking down Kantar of Minnesota 6-4, 6-4. Perrin won both of his matches in straight sets as well, beating Fischer of Michigan 6-2, 6-4 and Osorio of Minnesota 7-6, 6-3. Schaechterle defeated Gossain of Michigan 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 and Sonkin of Wisconsin 7-6, 7-5.

    With the wins, the trio advances to the round of 16 set to compete Sunday, Nov. 14.

    Junior Willy Lock (Lima, Peru/Markham College) notched a victory in his first-round match Saturday as well, defeating Malempati of Iowa 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Lock fell in the round of 32 though to Ticer of Minnesota 6-1, 6-1.

    Sophomore Matt Christian (Troy, Mich./Brother Rice) dropped his opening-round match to Dwyer of Penn State 6-4, 7-6, 7-5.

    After advancing to the main draw on the strength of two victories in the qualifying rounds, sophomore Jamie Friedland (Glen Cove, N.Y./St. Stephen's) fell to Atas of Ohio State 5-7, 5-7, 2-6.