Sept. 24, 2004
LINCOLN, NE - In the first day of competition at the Nebraska Invitational the Hawkeyes collected seven wins. Iowa compiled a 7-13 record in both singles and doubles.
Aaron Schaechterle collected wins in both of his doubles matches. Schaechterle teamed up with J.P Ritchie in the first doubles competition to beat Wisconsin's Steve Guntly and Mike Goodman (8-5). In the second match, Schaechterle paired up with Bart van Monsjour to defeat Denver's Victor Zetterholm and Jason Tan (8-5).
In singles action Iowa came away with four victories. Brett Taylor and Andrew Holm both had impressive victories in the second session of competition. Taylor defeated Denver's Ryan Slemons, 6-2, 6-1. Holm came away with victory of 6-4, 6-3 against P.J. McGinnis of Denver. J.P Ritchie and Bart van Monsjour both came away with victories in singles play, as well. The two were the only Hawkeys to go victorious in both a singles and doubles match.
The Hawkeyes will continue competition in the Nebraska Invitational tomorrow morning with the first session beginning at 9 a.m.
DAY ONE RESULTS
Session One Singles:
D.J. Geatz (Minnesota) def. Chaitu Malempoti (IOWA), 6-4, 3-6, 10-8
Adrien Debreyne (Minnesota) def. Kyle Markhom (IOWA), 7-6, 6-4
Nick Edlefsen (Minnesota) def. J.P Ritchie (IOWA), 6-3, 6-2
Brian Lipinski (Minnesota) def. Bart van Monsjou (IOWA), 6-4, 6-1
Sion Wilkins (Minnesota) def. Brett Taylor (IOWA), 7-6, 0-6, 10-7
Chi Pham (Minnesota) def. Aaron Schaechterle (IOWA), 6-2, 6-1
Pete Torgrimson (Minnesota) def. Scott Elwell (IOWA), 6-4, 6-4
Session One Doubles:
Sonkin/Bisnow (Wisconsin) def. Markham/Taylor (IOWA), 8-6
Raemisch/Kasarov (Wisconsin) def. Melempati/van Monsjour (IOWA), 9-7
Schaechterle/Ritchie (IOWA) def. Sonkin/Bisnow (Wisconsin), 8-5
Session Two Singles:
Adam Holmstrom (Denver) def. Chaitu Malempoti (IOWA), 6-2, 6-1
Kyle Markham (Denver) def. Kyle Markhom (IOWA), 5-7, 7-6, (10-7)
J.P Ritchie (IOWA) def. Niklas Persson (Denver), 3-6, 6-1, (10-8)
Bart van Monsjou (IOWA) def. Jason Tan (Denver), 6-7, 6-2, (10-8)
Brett Taylor (IOWA) def. Ryan Slemons (Denver), 6-1, 6-1
Andrew Holm (IOWA) def. P.J. McGinnis (Denver), 6-4, 6-3
Session Two Doubles:
Markham/Taylor (Denver def. Holmstrom/Persson (IOWA), 8-3
Schaechterle/Monsjou (IOWA) def. Zetterholm/Tan (Denver), 8-5
Ritchie/Elwell (IOWA) def. Slemons/McGinnis, 8-4