Southern Indiana beats Ferris State, into Round of 16 for first time
EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- For the first time in school history, Southern Indiana advanced to the Round of 16. The Screaming Eagles defeated Ferris State 5-0 Sunday afternoon in the Midwest Region.
USI came out on fire in doubles, taking all three points. The No. 2 team of senior Ben Boesing and freshman Jack Joyce got back on track with an 8-4 win, while junior Santiago Lopez and senior Rodrigo Flores won for the 11th consecutive time at the No. 3 slot with a 8-3 victory.
The Eagles then completed a doubles sweep at No. 1 when sophomore Michael Kuzaj and senior Juan Quiroz downed their foe 8-6.
The top three singles matches were all tight contests, but USI dominated the four and five spot.
Boesing won his 18th consecutive match when he defeated Otto Keresztes of FSU 6-2, 6-1. Joyce also kept his opponent off balance as he won his 13th singles contest of the spring, downing his foe 6-1, 6-2.
The Eagles, who are now 17-4 on the season, will face UC San Diego on May 8.