Penguins in Action at ITA Midwest Regionals

Zeeshan Ismail
Zeeshan Ismail

East Lansing, Mich. -- Four members of the Youngstown State men's tennis team competed at the ITA Midwest Regionals, hosted by Michigan State.

Three won their first round matches before falling the in second round of qualifying.

Sebastian Hagn beat Wisconsin's Jakhongir Jalalov 6-4, 6-3 before falling to UIC's Alan Reifer 6-3, 7-5. Rodrigo Campos defeated the Flames' Isaac Lloveras in three sets, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 before falling to Notre Dame's Mike Moore, 6-1, 6-1. Zeeshan Ismail defeated DePaul's Mathias Hambach, 7-5, 7-6 before dropping a 6-3, 6-4 decision to Marquette's Gleb Skylr.

The Penguins picked up two impressive wins in the doubles draw. Hagn and Kabli beat Notre Dame's Billy Pecor and Alex Lawson 8-4 while Campos and Ismail defeated Marquette's Javier Varela and Gleb Skyler, 8-4. Both Penguin duos lost matches on Saturday and were eliminated from the tournament.

Oct. 18 Singles Results
Nick Montoya (ND) def. Kabli (YSU) - 6-3, 6-4
Hagn (YSU) def. Jakhongir Jalalov (UW) - 6-4, 6-3
Alan Reifer (UIC) def. Hagn (YSU) - 6-3, 7-5
Campos (YSU) def. Isaac Lloveras (UIC) - 3-6, 6-2, 6-3
Mike Moore (ND) def. Campos (YSU) - 6-1, 6-1
Ismail (YSU) def. Mathias Hambach (DePaul) - 7-5, 7-6
Gleb Skylr (Marquette) def. Ismail (YSU) - 6-3, 6-4

Oct. 19 Singles Results
Consolation - Eric Honert (VAL) def. Kabli (YSU) - 6-2, 6-2

Oct. 19 Doubles Results
Kabli/Hagn (YSU) def. Pecor/Lawson (ND) - 8-4
Campos/Ismail (YSU) def. Varela/Skylar (Marquette) - 8-4

Oct. 20 Doubles Results
Dzanko/Hambach (DePaul) def. Kabli/Hagn (YSU) - 8-6
Talmadge/Andrew (ND) def. Campos/Ismail (YSU) - 8-0