Calvin Men’s Tennis Team Has Strong Showing at ITA Central Regional
Saturday, October 04, 2008
ST. LOUIS, MO—Several members of the Calvin men’s tennis team had strong showings at the Wilson ITA Central Region Championships held at Washington University of St. Louis.
In singles play, senior Andrew Rescorla (Zionsville, ON/Zionsville Community), sophomore Matt DeVlieger (Grand Rapids/Northpointe Christian HS) and senior Marcus Zeilstra (Oak Brook, IL/Timothy Christian HS both advanced to the Round of 64 with Zeilstra defeating Daniel VerHave of Kenyon 6-3, 6-2; DeVlieger defeating Nick Craig of Knox College 6-0, 6-0 and Rescorla defeating Robert Korsch of Elmhurst 6-0, 6-3. Senior Steve DeMaagd (Grandville/Calin Christian HS) had Calvin’s best showing, advancing to the Round of 32 with a with a 6-0, 2-6, 6-1 win over Michael Rardon of DePauw and a 6-1, 6-3 win over Adam Seeley of Denison.
Also competing in singles play for Calvin was sophomore Andrew DeVlieger (Grand Rapids/Northpointe Christian HS) and freshman David Hillner (College Station, TX/Pebble Creek HS).
In doubles play, the tandem of Zeilstra and DeMaagd advanced to the Round of 16 with a 8-2 win over a team from Monmouth and an 8-2 win over a team from Albion. Andrew and Matt DeVlieger also competed for Calvin in doubles play.
Complete results from the tournament can be found on-line at: Tournament Website