INDIANAPOLIS - TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHES TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON HLN
The No. 1 doubles and No. 1 singles matches of Sunday's men's and women's championship bouts will be streamed live on the Horizon League Network. The men's and women's matches will air simultaneously, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time:
Men's Championship: WATCH ON HLN
Women's Championship: WATCH ON HLN
Friday, April 24
10 a.m.: Women's Matches:
#4 Cleveland State vs. #9 Valparaiso
#5 Youngstown State vs. #8 Wright State
#6 Milwaukee vs. #7 Green Bay
1 p.m.: Men's Matches:
#1 Cleveland State vs. #8 Youngstown State
#4 Green Bay vs. #5 Wright State
#2 UIC vs. #7 Detroit
#3 Butler vs. #6 Valparaiso
Saturday, April 25
9 a.m.: Women's Matches: P,Q,U
11:30 a.m.: Men's Matches E,F
2 p.m.: Women's Matches R,S,V, W
4:30 p.m.: Men's Matches H, I
Sunday, April 26
9 a.m.: Women's 3rd-place match (X)
Men's 5th-place match (J)
Men's 3rd-place match (G)
10:30 a.m.: Women's Championship (T)
Men's Championship (K)
ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Orno went 4-0 against Wright State and Valparaiso last week, defeating Brian Dredge of Wright State (6-2, 6-1) and Alex Lau of Valparaiso (6-2, 6-4) to conclude the regular season with a 17-4 singles record. He and partner Ryan Hamning defeated WSU (8-4) and Valpo (8-2) to end the season with an 18-2 mark.
Cristescu continued her dominant League play as she went six-for-six against Valpo, Detroit and Green Bay last week. She posted three wins at second singles and paired with Elena Antakova to dominate at No. 2 doubles. She closed out the regular season undefeated in singles play for the second consecutive year.
Other Men's Top Performers
Sophomore, Columbus, Ohio
Against Valparaiso, Warren picked up an 8-4 win at No. 1 doubles with partner Zach Ervin before claiming a two-set victory at No. 2 singles over Tom Litscher (6-3, 6-0).
Senior, Northfield, Mich.
Keesey played two close contests in singles and doubles against UIC, losing at No. 5 singles to Dave Robare, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 and at second doubles with Matt Clegg, 8-7.
Junior, Oslo, Norway
Harbo won at second doubles and singles last week against Green Bay. He posted a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Paul Swanson after edging the Phoenix 8-7 with partner Danny Wilson.
Freshman, Shipshewana, Ind.
Whitmer went 2-1 at No. 3 singles and 1-2 at doubles last week. He won singles matches against Butler's Brandon Bayliss (6-4, 7-6(4)) and Youngstown State's Patrick Hamning (6-3, 6-2) and teamed with Kevin DeHerrera for an 8-6 win over YSU at second doubles.
Other Women's Top Performers
Sophomore, Niles, Ill.
Bobrowski picked up a victory at No. 2 doubles with partner Natali Jaimes against Milwaukee, 8-2. She also defeated Kelly Drvaric at No. 1 singles, 6-4, 6-2.
Freshman, Aarhus, Denmark
Bjerrehus won her No. 1 singles and doubles matches against Wright State, defeating Karina Presti 6-2, 6-1 after teaming with Charlotte Gibbons for the 8-4 victory.
Minic posted singles wins against Oakland (6-1, 6-1) and Valparaiso (6-0, 6-0) at No. 2 singles while narrowly losing to UIC's Ilinca Cristescu (4-6, 7-5, 10-7). She also paired with Annie Moore to win 8-5 against Oakland, and 8-3 against Valpo at the No. 1 doubles slot.
Junior, Sochi, Russian
Volkova was undefeated last week, winning her No. 3 singles matches against Green Bay (6-1, 6-1) and Milwaukee (6-4, 6-3). She also teamed with Tanisha Welch at third doubles to win 8-4 against Phoenix and 8-3 against the Panthers.