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    April 12, 1998

    No. 24 Men's Tennis Defeats Big Ten Rival Iowa

    Wildcats take top four singles matches.

    EVANSTON, Ill. - The Wildcat men's tennis team, ranked No. 24 nationally, defeated Big Ten rival Iowa, 5-2, at the Vandy Christie Tennis Center. The 'Cats swept the top four singles matches and the top two doubles spots in the win. The 'Cats stand at 11-4 overall and 4-2 in the Big Ten. The following are the complete results.

    NU 5, Iowa 2
    SINGLES
    No. 18 Alex Witt (NU) def. Tyler Cleveland    6-3, 7-6 (16)
    No. 23 Marc Silva (NU) def. Ryan Johnstone   6-2, 6-4
    Ry Tarpley (NU) def. Jake Wilson       6-2, 7-6 (4)
    No. 79 Doug Bohaboy (NU) def. Girf Auskaps   6-2, 6-1
    Matt Snowdon (Iowa) def. Martin Bengtsson   6-2, 6-3
    Jason Dunn (Iowa) def. Derrick Nguyen      6-4, 1-6, 6-2 
    DOUBLES
    Witt/Bohaboy (NU) def. Dunn/Ulf Jentler      8-6
    Silva/Tarpley (NU) def. Cleveland/Ben Bamsey   8-5
    Bengtsson/Nguyen (NU) def. Auskaps/Justin Pohn   9-7