2004 HCAC Tennis Tourney
Beavers earn best tournament finish in school history
By Ben Risinger, SID
April 17, 2004
Final Championship Match Results
Full Tournament Results
INDIANAPOLIS , IND. - The Bluffton College men's tennis team placed second in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament on Friday and Saturday.
The Beavers second place finish is the best in school history for the team. Seniors Brad Boyles (Berne, Ind./South Adams), Owen Beck (Archbold/Archbold) and Kyle Sprunger (Berne, Ind./South Adams) were selected All-HCAC for 2004.
The Beavers played in the championship match in No. 1 singles, No. 2 singles, No.
4 singles and No. 2 doubles. The No. 2 doubles team of Boyles and Sprunger lost their
second match of the year to Transylvania to go 11-2 for the season.
Bluffton Championship Matches
No. 1 Singles - Ethan Buswald (TU) def. Owen Beck (BC) 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 Singles - Jody Mitchell (TU) def. Brad Boyles (BC) 6-2, 6-0
No. 4 Singles - Matt Clayton (TU) def. Kyle Sprunger (BC) 6-1, 7-5
No. 2 Doubles - Atkinson/Beckett (TU) def. Boyles/Sprunger (BC) 6-3, 6-0
Final Team Scores
1. Transylvania - 90
2. Bluffton - 51
3. Franklin - 48
4. Hanover - 41
5. Anderson - 40
6. Defiance - 33
7. Manchester - 30
8. Mount St. Joseph - 9