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Broncos Host Doubleheader with IPFW, Green Bay

Courtesy: WMU
Release: 01/25/2013
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Western Michigan Broncos vs. IPFW Mastodons
Friday, January 25 // 12 p.m.
Kalamazoo, Mich. // West Hills Athletic Club
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Western Michigan Broncos vs. UW-Green Bay Phoenixes
Friday, January 25 // 6 p.m.
Kalamazoo, Mich. // West Hills Athletic Club
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This will be the 10th meeting between the Broncos and the Mastodons, with WMU holding a perfect 9-0 advantage in the all-times series. The last time the teams met was in 2011, when the Broncos downed IPFW 6-1, winning the doubles point and five of six singles matches.

This will be the 14th meeting between the Broncos and the Phoenixes, with Western Michigan holding an 11-2 advantage in the all-time series. The Broncos took the doubles point in exciting fashion, and took four of six singles matches to clinch the match victory.

Members of the Broncos went 1-2 overall in their dealings with members of the Mastodons in the fall, going 0-2 in doubles matches but winning the lone singles contest; Stephen Pahyne defeated Tim Saltys 6-3, 7-6 (6) at the Purdue Fall Invitational.

The Broncos went 5-5 in their individual meetings with the Phoenixes over the course of the fall, with Green Bay holding a 3-2 advantage in doubles play and the Broncos a 3-2 advantage in singles play. Michael Treis defeated Gary Notkin 6-0, 6-2 in singles play, Ross VanderPloeg beat Erik Finkenbrink 6-3, 6-1, and Aaron Wong defeated Michael Tebon 6-4, 6-3. The doubles pairings of Jim Beckwith & Michael Treis , as well as Payne and VanderPloeg, were the doubles teams to win against Green Bay.

Junior Nadin Indre picked up right where he left off in 2012, winning the first MAC Player of the Week award for 2013. Indre went 6-0 in the opening two weeks of competition for the Broncos, including two No. 1 singles wins, two No. 1 doubles wins, and wins in both the No. 2 singles and doubles matches against Detroit.