Hiltzik & Kopinski Shine in OFCC Day Two Action
Sept. 14, 2013
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. - Singles play was the name of the game on Saturday at the Olympia Fields Country Club. The Illinois men's tennis players received mixed results going 6-7 in day two action. The Illini's two ranked singles competitors, No. 17 Jared Hiltzik and No. 121 Tim Kopinski shone bright, as they both went 2-0.
Both Hiltzik and Kopinski defeated No. 101 Lloyd Glasspool of Texas. Hiltzik first took the honors with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-3 victory in the morning, before Kopinski followed suit in the afternoon with a 7-5, 6-2 win. Hiltzik then completed his day with a 6-3, 7-5 straight set victory over Kentucky's Kevin Lai. Furthermore, Kopinski remained undefeated at the OFCC Tournament, now 5-0 through the first two days, with a 6-1, 7-6(1) win over Virginia's Jordan Daigle.
Rounding out the victories for the Fighting Illini were Blake Bazarnik's 6-1, 7-5 win over Notre Dame's Billy Pecor and Julian Childer's 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Memphis' Jarryd Wong.
Jared Hiltzik (ILL) def. Kevin Lai (KY), 6-3, 7-5
Tim Kopinski (ILL) def. Jordan Daigle (UVA), 6-1, 7-6(1)
Tim Kopinski (ILL) def. #101 Lloyd Glasspool (TX), 7-5, 6-2
Blake Bazarnik (ILL) def. Billy Pecor (ND), 6-1, 7-5
Eddy Covalschi (ND) def. Blake Bazarnik (ILL), 6-4, 7-6(7)
#31 Greg Andrews (ND) def. Farris Gosea (ILL), 6-2, 6-2
Julian Childers (ILL) def. Jarryd Wong (MEM), 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
Josh Hagar (ND) def. Julian Childers (ILL), 7-6(5), 6-4
Wyatt McCoy (ND) def. Brian Page (ILL), 6-4, 6-1
Nicholas Montoya (ND) def. Brian Page (ILL), 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
Eric Schnurrenberger (ND) def. Alex Jesse (ILL), 7-5, 5-7, 6-3
Johnny Grimal (MEM) def. Alex Jesse (ILL), 6-1, 6-1