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Courtesy: Zolton Cohen

Men's Tennis Looks To Continue Hot Streak

Courtesy: Sean Fagan, Assistant Director of Media Relations
Release: 02/14/2013
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THE MATCH-UPS

Western Michigan Broncos vs. Valparaiso Crusaders
Friday, February 15 // 1 p.m.
Kalamazoo, Mich. // West Hills Athletic Club

Western Michigan Broncos vs. Youngstown State Penguins
Friday, February 15 // 5 p.m.
Kalamazoo, Mich. // West Hills Athletic Club

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THE SERIES
This will be the 24th meeting between Valparaiso and Western Michigan, with the Broncos holding a 23-0 advantage in the all-time series. The Broncos won the last meeting between the two teams, played at West Hills last year; The Broncos took five of six singles matches and swept the doubles session for a 6-1 win.

This will be the sixth meeting between the Broncos and the Penguins, with WMU holding a 5-0 advantage in the all-time series.

WHAT THEY DID IN THE FALL
Members of the Broncos and the Crusaders went head to head several times at the Purdue Fall Invitational, with the Broncos posting a perfect 3-0 record against the Crusaders, as well as winning the lone doubles match. Andrew Cahn defeated Michael Savaglio 6-3, 6-3, Marc Shideler beat Brian Hickey 5-7, 6-1, 6-3, and Aaron Wong downed Egan Hart 6-3, 6-2. Wong also teamed with Butler's Ruben Geeaert to beat Hart and Lucas Waak 8-5 in doubles.

BRONCOS ON A HEATER
Western Michigan has won three straight matches, which is surprisingly their longest win streak of the season. It is the longest streak since the Broncos engaged on a six-match streak last season, winning the final three matches of the regular season and sweeping through three matches in the Mid-American Conference Tournament.

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