Eastern Kentucky University’s men’s tennis team suffered a 7-0 non-conference loss at Southern Illinois University on Saturday.

The Salukis improved to 14-2 on the season while the Colonels stand at 12-6.

Ramon van Flymen and Diego Asis came up just short of a win at No. 2 doubles for Eastern Kentucky, falling 6-4. Jan Kuehling kept it close at No. 4 singles against Alex Pozo, falling 6-4 and 6-4.

EKU gets back into Ohio Valley Conference play at home next weekend when it host Jacksonville State on Friday at 10 a.m. and Tennessee Tech on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Southern Illinois University 7, Eastern Kentucky University 0
Singles competition
1. Wilder Pimentel (SIU) def. Sebastian Mueller (EKU) 6-1, 6-3
2. Piotr Baranski (SIU) def. Ramon van Flymen (EKU) 6-4, 6-3
3. Michal Kianicka (SIU) def. Parth Aggarwal (EKU) 6-2, 6-1
4. Alex Pozo (SIU) def. Jan Kuehling (EKU) 6-4, 6-4
5. Daniel Martinez (SIU) def. Diego Asis (EKU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Param Pun (SIU) def. Romain Stoffels (EKU) 7-5, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Alex Pozo/Piotr Baranski (SIU) def. Sebastian Mueller/Jan Kuehling (EKU) 6-3
2. Michal Kianicka/Peter Molloy (SIU) def. Ramon van Flymen/Diego Asis (EKU) 6-4
3. Wilder Pimentel/Param Pun (SIU) def. Parth Aggarwal/Romain Stoffels (EKU) 6-1

Match Notes:
Eastern Kentucky University 12-6
Southern Illinois University 14-2
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1*,2); Singles (3,1,2*,5,4,6)
Official: Michael O. West

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Kevin Britton
Assistant Athletics Director for Communications & Branding

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