bc set for hcac
Men's tennis squad set for HCAC tournamentApril 15, 2002
Winning two of four matches against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponents last week, the Bluffton College men's tennis squad will hit the courts this weekend in the HCAC tennis championships hosted by Anderson University on the campus of IUPUI.
BC is now 7-5 overall and 4-3 in the HCAC and will be led into the league championships by Bluffton's first-ever No. 1 seed in the tournament, that coming via the No. 2 doubles tandem of sophomore Brad Boyles and freshman Kyle Sprunger, who notched a perfect 7-0 HCAC record during the regular season.
Last week the Beavers collected two against HCAC opponents and ended the regular season on Monday with a 9-0 win against Heidelberg. On April 10 BC topped Defiance 9-0 but fell to Anderson 7-2, and on April 13 Bluffton defeated Franklin 5-4 but fell to Manchester 6-3.
In HCAC matches this spring, No. 1 Owen Beck is 3-4 (7-5 overall), No. 2 Brad Boyles is 4-2 (7-2 overall), No. 3 Dan Wott is 4-2 (7-5 overall), No. 4 Kyle Sprunger is 5-1 (8-2 overall), No. 5 Garrett Skare is 2-3 (6-6 overall) and No. 6 Genti Basha is 2-3 (2-6 overall). David Barnes is 2-1 in HCAC matches and 4-2 overall