WICHITA, Kan. – No. 65 Wichita State took down Cowley 7-0 Wednesday at the Sheldon Coleman Tennis Center on the WSU campus in Wichita. The Shockers now move to 5-5 on the year while Cowley drops to 0-2. No. 65 Wichita State swept both the doubles and singles portion during Wednesday’s action.
Tomislav Gregurovic/Tin Ostojic of No. 65 Wichita State defeated Harry Busby/Erik Eldagsen of Cowley 8-2 to begin the doubles portion. Guillermo Nicol/Guillermo de Vilchez won 8-1 against the Cowley team of Joshua Coleman/Ryan Hoverson to complete the sweep and earn the doubles point for the Shockers. No. 65 Wichita State took the 1-0 advantage into singles play.
Jocelyn Devilliers gave Wichita State a 2-0 lead when he earned a 6-0, 6-0 victory against Hoverson to begin singles play. Ibian Hodgson won 6-1, 6-1 against Carlos Rodriguez to extend the Shocker lead to 3-0. Nicol pushed the Shocker lead to 4-0 when he beat Seth Moore 6-0, 6-4.
de Vilchez won his singles match 6-1, 6-4 against Joshua Coleman, and Gregurovic took care of Eldagsen 6-4, 6-2. Both wins helped extend No. 65 Wichita State’s lead from 4-0 to 6-0 over the Tigers. Ostojic ended the dual-match with a 6-1, 5-7, 10-3 victory against Busby in what was the only match of the day to go to a ten point third-set match tiebreaker.
The next time the Shockers play will be Saturday in a doubleheader against Oral Roberts at noon and Washburn at 4 p.m. Both of Saturday’s matches will take place at the West Central Genesis Health Club in Wichita.
#65 Wichita State 7, Cowley CC 0
1. Tin Ostojic (WSUM) def. Harry Busby (CCC) 6-1, 5-7, 10-3
2. Tomislav Gregurovic (WSUM) def. Erik Eldagsen (CCC) 6-4, 6-2
3. Guillermo de Vilchez (WSUM) def. Joshua Coleman (CCC) 6-1, 6-4
4. Guillermo Nicol (WSUM) def. Seth Moore (CCC) 6-0, 6-4
5. Jocelyn Devilliers (WSUM) def. Ryan Hoverson (CCC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Ibian Hodgson (WSUM) def. Carlos Rodriguez (CCC) 6-1, 6-1
1. Tomislav Gregurovic/Tin Ostojic (WSUM) def. Harry Busby/Erik Eldagsen (CCC) 8-2
2. Guillermo Nicol/Guillermo de Vilchez (WSUM) def. Joshua Coleman/Ryan Hoverson (CCC) 8-1
3. Jocelyn Devilliers/Ibian Hodgson (WSUM) vs. Seth Moore/Carlos Rodriguez (CCC) 7-4, unfinished
Cowley CC 0-2
Wichita State 5-5; National ranking #65
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (5,6,4,3,2,1)