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2008-09 Archive

Monday, May 11, 2009

"Esber, Mark and Gary Innes Earn All-AMC Status"

Jonathan Esber (Fr., Canton, OH/Central Catholic), Gary Innes (So., Randburg, South Africa/Kings School Robin Hills) and Mark Innes (Fr., Randburg, South Africa/Kings School Robin Hills) have been selected to the All-American Mideast Conference Team. Esber and Gary Innes were named to the doubles team, with Mark Innes being selected to the singles and doubles teams.

Esber finished with a 12-6 record at mostly second singles. Gary Innes team with brother Mark at first singles to record a 10-5 mark. Mark started the season 9-0 at third and fourth singles, being moving into the number one position, where he finished the season with a 14-3 record.


Friday, May 1, 2009

"Walsh Falls 5-2 to Ohio Dominican in AMC Men's Tennis Tournament Championship Match"

Walsh (11-7) fell 5-2 to Ohio Dominican University (13-8) today in the championship match of the American Mideast Conference Tournament, held at the Springfield Racquet Club in Springfield, Ohio. Walsh, the AMC regular season co-champion and top seed for the tournament, defeated Ohio Dominican 5-4 in regular season. With the win, ODU earns the automatic berth to the NAIA National Champions (May-12-14) in Mobile, Alabama. For Walsh, it marks the second straight season that they were defeated in the AMC Tournament Championship match.

DOUBLES:
1. Mark Innes/Gary Innes (W) def. Greg Dillon/Conrad Klank, 8-2
2. Bernardo Feitosa/Bobby McMahan (OD) def. Jon Esber/Diego Yung, 8-2
3. Mike Simon/Claude Badowski (OD) def. Curtis Kugler/Miroslav Mihijlovic, 8-2

SINGLES:1. Bernardo Feitosa (OD) vs. Mark Innes (W), DNF
2. Greg Dillon (OD) def. Jon Esber, 6-4, 6-3
3. Diego Yung (W) def. Conrad Klank, 6-1, 6-1
4. Mike Simon (OD) vs. Gary Innes (W), DNF
5. Claude Badowski (OD) def. Curtis Kugler, 6-4, 6-1
6. Bobby McMahan (OD) def. Corbin Eilander, 6-0, 6-4


Tuesday, April 28, 2009

"Walsh Co-AMC Champs and Top Seed for AMC Tournament/One Win From Nationals"

Walsh (11-6, 5-1) is the top seed for the upcoming American Mideast Conference Tournament, starting Thursday at Cedarville University. Walsh and Ohio Dominican University (9-5, 5-1) tied for the AMC regular season championship, with Walsh winning the tie-breaker by virtue of a 5-4 win over the Panthers.

The three-team tournament begins on Thursday at 9 am, with Ohio Dominican facing third seed University of Northwestern Ohio (10-4, 4-2). The winner meets Walsh on Friday at 1pm for the AMC Championship and automatic berth to the 58th Annual NAIA Championships, May 12-16 at the Mobile (AL) Tennis Center.

The Cavs have won, or shared, 12 conference championships in the last 14 years and made 10 NAIA appearances in the last 12 years. They were upset by Malone University last year in the AMC title match.


Monday, April 27, 2009

"Cavs Lose a Tight Match to Georgetown College 5-4"

The match came down to the wire as the Cavs (11-6) fell 5-4 to Georgetown College. The men will begin tournament play Thursday, April 29, 2009 at Cedarville University.

DOUBLES

1. Gary Innes/Mark Innes (W) def. Rayes/Grayneys (G) 8-4

2. Karcoma/Yoespianasia (G) def. Diego Yung/Jon Esber (W) 8-3

3. Roberts/Delvia (G) def. Curtis Kugler/Miro Mihajlovic (W) 8-3

SINGLES

1. Karcoma (G) def. M. Innes (W) 6-0, 6-3

2. Esber (W) def. Rayes (G) 6-2, 6-3

3. Yoespianasia (G) def. Yung (W)

4. Grayneys (G) def. G. Innes (W) 6-3, 6-1

5. Kugler (W) def. Delvia (G) 7-6, (7-4), 7-6 (7-5)

6. Roberts (G) def. Mihajlovic (W) 6-1, 6-3


Saturday, April 25, 2009

"Cavs Win 7-2 at Grove City"

Walsh improved to 11-5 on the season, with a 7-2 non-conference win at Grove City College (9-5) today. The Cavs captured five of six wins in singles play. The Cavs are scheduled to close the regular season at Georgetown College (KY) on Monday.

Doubles:1. Mark Innes/Gary Innes Lost 8-2
2. Jonathan Esber/Diego Yung Won 9-7
3. Curtis Kugler/Miroslav Mihijlovic Won 8-3

Singles:
1. Mark Innes Won 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
2. Jonathan Esber Won 6-3, 6-0
3. Diego Yung Won 4-6, 6-3, 6-0
4. Gary Innes Won 5-7, 6-3, 6-1
5. Curtis Kugler Won 6-1, 6-2
6. Corbin Eilander Lost 6-3, 6-2


Thursday, April 16, 2009

"Cavs Rebound From Loss to Blank Cedarville"

Walsh (10-5, 5-1) dounced back from a loss (5-4) to the University of Northwestern Ohio, with a 9-0 American Mideast Conference win at Cedarville University (4-10, 0-3) today.

Doubles:
1. Mark Innes/Gary Innes def. Kevin Furst/Brent Martin, 8-0
2. Jonathan Esber/Diego Yung def. Caleb Speicher/Kyle DeBoer, 8-3
3. Curtis Kugler/Miroslav Mihijlovic def. Kyle Kirby/Jeff Whitcomb, 8-4

Singles:
1. Mark Innes def. Kevin Furst, 7-5, 6-2
2. Jonathan Esber def. Brent Martin, 6-3, 6-1
3. Diego Yung def. Caleb Speicher, 6-2, 6-2
4. Gary Innes def. Kyle DeBoer, 6-3, 6-0
5. Curtis Kugler def. Kyle Kirby, 6-1, 6-1
6. Corbin Eilander def. Zach Rost, 6-3, 6-2


Tuesday, April 14, 2009

"Cavs Fall in Close Match to UNOH, 5-4"

The Cavs (9-5, 4-1) dropped their first American Mideast Confernece match of the year to the University of Northwestern Ohio, 5-4. The Cavs are back in action Thursday, April 16 at Cedarville University (AMC) at 3:30 pm.

DOUBLES

1. Gary Innes/Mark Innes (W) def. Brown/Cardenas (UNOH) 9-8 (7-3

2. Sarno/Wright (UNOH) def. Jon Esber/Diego Yng (W) 9-8 (14-12)

3. Cash/Schroeder (UNOH) def. Miro Mihajlavic/Curtis Kugler (W) 9-8 )7-3)

SINGLES

1. Brown (UNOH) def. M. Innes (W) 6-3, 6-3

2. J. Esber (W) def. Cardenas (UNOH) 6-2, 6-3

3. G. Innes (W) def. Sarno (UNOH) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

4. Carr (UNOH) def. D. Yung (W) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 6-1

5. C. Kugler (W) def. Cash (UNOH) 7-6 (7-1), 6-2

6. Schroeder (UNOH) def. C. Eilander (W) 6-3, 6-1


Wednesday, April 1, 2009

"Cavs Stretch Win Streak to Seven, Stay Perfect in AMC"

Walsh (9-4, 4-0) won its seventh straight match and remained unbeaten in the American Mideast Conference, with a 5-4 win at Ohio Dominican University (4-5, 1-1). The Cavs captured two of three doubles matches and three of five singles matches. The Cavs are idle until the the 10th, when they host Case Western Reserve.

DOUBLES

1. Gary Innes/Mark Innes (WALSH) def. Greg Dillon/Conrad Klank (ODU) 8-1
2. Jonathan Esber/Diego Yung (WALSH) def. Mike Simon/Claude Badowski (ODU) 8-0
3. Bobby McMahan/BernardoFeitosa (ODU) Curtis Kugler/Corbin Eilander (WALSH) 8-3

SINGLES

1. Mark Innes (WALSH) def.Greg Dillon (ODU 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
2. BernardoFeitosa (ODU) def. Jonathan Esber (WALSH) 6-6, 4-6
3. Diego Yung (WALSH) def.Conrad Klank (ODU) 6-3, 6-3
4. Gary Innes (WALSH) def. Mike Simon (ODU) 6-2, 6-3
5. Claude Badowski (ODU) def. Curtis Kugler (WALSH) 7-5, 7-6
6. Bobby McMahan (ODU) Def. Corbin Eilander (WALSH) 6-1, 6-4


Tuesday, March 31, 2009

"Cavs Improve to 3-0 in AMC"

Walsh improved to 8-4 overall and to 3-0 in the American Mideast Conference, after defeating Notre Dame College (2-7, 0-2) 8-1 today. The Cavs, who have won six straight matches, are at Ohio Dominican University for an AMC match at 1 pm tomorrow.

DOUBLES

1. Gary Innes/Mark Innes (W) def. Jim Goodwin/Andy Sherman (ND) 8-2
2. Jonathan Esber/Diego Yung (W) def. Kyle Roche/Jon Morris (ND) 8-2
3. Curtis Kugler/Corbin Eilander (W) def. Micha Enthoven/Geoff Becktell (ND) 8-6

SINGLES

1. Mark Innes (W) def. Jim Goodwin (ND) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
2. Jonathan Esber (W) def. Andy Sherman (ND) 6-1, 6-1
3. Diego Yung (W) def. Kyle Roche (ND) 6-0, 6-2
4. Gary Innes (W) def. Geoff Becktell (ND) 6-2, 6-2
5. Micha Enthoven (ND) def. Joey Hanna (W) 6-0, 6-0
6. Miro Mihajlovic (W) def. Jon Morris (ND) 6-2, 6-0


Saturday, March 28, 2009

"Cavs Edge Malone 5-4"

Walsh improved to 7-4 overall, and to 2-0 in the American Mideast Conference with a 5-4 win over Malone University at the Hall of Fame Courts today. The Cavs captured two doubles wins and three singles wins.

DOUBLES

1. Kyle Bowers/David Carins (M) def. Gary Innes/Mark Innes (WALSH) 8-6
2. Jonathan Esber/Diego Yung (WALSH) def. Nathan Rodd/Tim Frazier (M) 8-4
3. Curtis Kugler/Corbin Eilander (WALSH) def. Tim Springirth/Dan Fahl (M) 8-2

SINGLES

1. David Cairns (M) def. Mark Innes (WALSH) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
2. Jonathan Esber (WALSH) def. Kyle Bowers (M) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
3. Diego Yung (WALSH) def. Nathan Rodd (M) 6-4, 6-3
4. Gary Innes (WALSH) def. Tim Springirth (M) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4
5. Tim Frazier (M) def. Curtis Kugler (WALSH) 6-4, 6-1
6. Jonathan Snyder (M) def. Corbin Eilander (WALSH) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2


Thursday, March 26, 2009

"Malone Match Rescheduled"

Friday's AMC match with Malone Univesity has been rescheduled for Saturday at 9 am at Walsh. If the weather is a problem, the match will be moved indoors to the Hall of Fame Courts and begin at 9 am.


Monday, March 23, 2009

"Cavs Open AMC Season With 9-0 Win"

Walsh (6-4, 1-0) opened the American Mideast Conference season with a 9-0 win at Roberts Wesleyan today.

DOUBLES

1. Gary Innes/Mark Innes (WALSH) def. Maciej Maksymuik/Aram Karaetyan (RW) 8-6
2. Jonathan Esber/Diego Yung (WALSH) def. Enrique Flores/German Maksymuik (RW) 8-4
3. Curtis Kugler/Corbin Eilander (WALSH) def. Guillermo Zuniga/Jacob Phillips (RW) 8-1

SINGLES

1. Mark Innes (WALSH) def. Aram Karaetyan (RW) 6-2, 6-2
2. Jonathan Esber (WALSH) def. Maciej Maksymuik (RW) 7-6, (7-3), 6-4
3. Diego Yung (WALSH) def. German Maksymuik (RW) 7-6 (7-5), 7-5
4. Gary Innes (WALSH) def. Enrique Flores (RW) 6-2, 6-2
5. Curtis Kugler (WALSH) def. Guillermo Zuniga (RW) 6-0, 6-1
6. Corbin Eilander (WALSH) def. Nick Hunter (RW) 6-1, 6-1


Monday, March 23, 2009

"Cavs (5-4) String Together Three Straight Wins"

Walsh improved to 5-4 on the season, after defeating Muskingum College (8-1) and Wittenberg University (6-3) last week. The Cavs open American Mideast Conference action on Monday at Roberts Wesleyan College and host Malone University in another AMC match on Friday.

Mark Innes (Fr., Randburg, South Africa) has shined at third and fourth singles and is 9-0 on the season. Diego Yung (Fr., Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires) is 6-3, with three straight wins. Yung has played at the top four spots in the line-up. CJ Kugler (So., Dover, OH/HS) and Corbin Eilander (Fr., Zeeland, MI/East Grand Rapids) are each 5-3.


Friday, March 20, 2009

" Walsh Defeats Wittenberg University 6-3

Walsh improved to 5-4 on the season, after defeating Wittenberg University 6-3 at the Springfield Racquet Club today.

DOUBLES

1. Gary Innes/Mark Innes (WALSH) def. Bobby Fisher/Brad Seymour (WITM) 8-4
2. Jonathan Esber/Diego Yung (WALSH) def. Craig Lods/Stephane Antwi (WITM) 8-5
3. Derek de Rie/Andy Lamb (WITM) def. Curtis Kugler/Corbin Eilander (WALSH) 9-7

SINGLES

1. Brad Seymour (WITM) def. Gary Innes (WALSH) 6-3, 6-4
2. Jonathan Esber (WALSH) def. Bobby Fisher (WITM) 6-3, 6-0
3. Diego Yung (WALSH) def. Stephane Antwi (WITM) 6-0, 6-1
4. Mark Innes (WALSH) def. Andy Lamb (WITM) 6-3, 6-1
5. Curtis Kugler (WALSH) def. Craig Lods (WITM) 6-1, 6-4
6. Derek de Rie (WITM) def. Corbin Eilander (WALSH) 6-4, 6-4


Tuesday, March 17, 2009

"Cavs Even Mark With Win Over Muskingum"

Walsh evened its record at 4-4, with an 8-1 win over visiting Muskingum College (0-5 )today. The Cavs are back in action on Friday at Wittenberg University.

DOUBLES

1. Gary Innes/Mark Innes (W) def. Jayson Hilborn/Adrian Matthews (M) (default)

2. CJ Kugler/Jonathan Esber (W) def. Shivtaj Singh (M) 8-2

3. Corbin Eilander/Steve Cabassa (W) def. Kyle Vallejo/Seth Holdsworth (M) 8-5

SINGLES

1. Jayson Hilborn (M) def. G. Innes (W) 4-6, 7-5 (!0-8)

2. Jon Esber (W) def. Singh (M) 6-3, 6-4

3. Mark Innes (W) def. Colin Streb (M) 6-2, 6-1

4. Diego Yung (W) def. Matthews (M) 6-1, 6-1

5. Eilander (W) def. Holdsworth (M) 6-1, 6-0

6. Miro Mihajlovic (W) def. Vallejo (M) 6-1, 6-3


Thursday, March 12, 2009

After Week Off, Cavs Victorious Over Ohio Northern"

The Cavaliers (3-4) came back from a slow doubles start to beat Ohio Northern 6-3. Look for the Cavs to be back in action at home versus Muskingum College Tuesday, March 17 at noon.

DOUBLES

1. G. Innes/M. Innes (W) def. Paul/Kowalczyk (ON) 8-2

2. Pohner/Carter (ON) def. Yung/Esber (W) 8-3

3. Vaidya/Dutro (ON) def. Eilander/Kugler (W) 8-3

SINGLES

1. Paul (ON) def. G. Innes (W) 6-4, 6-2

2. Esber (W) def. Kowalczyk (ON) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2

3. M. Innes (W) def. Pohner (ON) 6-4, 6-2

4. Yung (W) def. Carter (ON) 5-7, 6-2, 6-2

5. Kugler (W) def. Vaidya (ON) 6-1, 6-4

6. Eilander (W) def. Barnaba (ON) 6-4, 7-5


Wednesday, March 4, 2009

"Cavs Fall 7-2 to Palm Beach Atlantic"

Walsh (2-4) lost their last match in Orlando in a 2-7 showing versus Palm Beach Atlantic.

DOUBLES

1. Atanasov/Dealy (PBA) def. G. Innes/M. Innes (W) 8-5

2. Bolanos/Buerkle (PBA) def. Esber/Yung (W) 8-3

3. Tilton/HInes (PBA) def. Mihajlovic/Kugler (W) 8-5

SINGLES

1. Atanasov (PBA) def. Yung (W) 6-2, 6-2

2. Bolanos (PBA) def. G. Innes (W) 6-2, 6-2

3. M. Innes (W) def. Dealy (PBA) 7-6 (7-5), 6-3

4. Esber (W) def. Buerkle (PBA) 7-5, 5-7, 6-3

5. Tilton (PBA) def. Kugler (W) 6-2, 6-2

6. Hines (PBA) def. Eilander (W) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4


Tuesday, March 3, 2009

"Cavs Pick Up Second Win in 7-2 Decision Over St. Mary's (MD)"

The Cavaliers (2-3) notched a 7-2 victory over Mount St. Mary's (MD) in the second match of their spring break trip to Orlando. The team will wrap up the three-match trip with Palm Beach Atlantic.

DOUBLES

1. Gary Innes/Mark Innes (W) def. Flastow/Marinucci (St. M) 8-5

2. Jon Esber/Diego Yung (W) def. Osorio/T. Mostocott (St. M) 8-6

3. Curtis Kugler/Miro Mihajlovic (W) def. J. Mostocott/Walton (St. M) 8-5

SINGLES

1. Osorio (St. M) def. Gary Innes (W) 6-1, 6-1

2. Yung (W) def. Marinucci (St. M) 6-4, 6-1

3. Flastow (St. M) def. Esber (W) 3-6, 6-4, 10-8

4. Mark Innes (W) def. T. Mostocott (St. M) 6-4, 6-2

5. Kugler (W) def. Walton (St. M) 6-1, 6-1

6. Corbin Eilander (W) def. J. Mostocott (St. M) 6-0, 6-2


Monday, March 2, 2009

"Cavs Travel to Orlando, Fall to Webber 7-2 in First Match"

The Cavs (1-3) lost a tough 7-2 match to Webber University (FL) in the first match of their spring break trip. They will take on St. Mary's in their second match of the trip.

DOUBLES

1. Andermalt/Carduso (Web) def. Gary Innes/Mark Innes (Wal) 9-7

2. Teixeira/Franco (Web) def. Jon Esber/Diego Yung (Wal) 9-8 (8-6)

3. Cachan/Hospedales (Web) def. Curtis Kugler/Miro Mihajlovic (Wal) 8-6

SINGLES

1. Teixeira (Web) def. Gary Innes (Wal) 6-1, 6-0

2. Andermalt (Web) def. Diego Yung (Wal) 1-6, 6-1, (10-3)

3. Carduso (Web) def. Jon Esber (Wal) 6-4, 6-2

4. Mark Innes (Wal) def. Cachan (Web) 6-4, 6-1

5. Franco (UPR) def. Kugler (Wal) 6-2, 2-6, 6-2

6. Corbin Eilander (Wal) def. Hospedales (Web) 6-2, 2-6, (10-5)


Monday, February 23, 2009

"Cavs Capture First Win of the Season"

Walsh won its first match of the season today, defeating the University of Findlay 6-3 at the Hall of Fame Courts today. The Cavs stand 1-2 on the season. Walsh won two out of three doubles matches and four of six singles matches.

DOUBLES

1. Collette/Whipple (F) def. Gary Innes/Jonathan Esber (Walsh) 5-3

2. Mark Innes/Diego Yung (Walsh) def. Fox/Brooks (F) 8-2

3. Curtis Kugler/Corbin Eilander (Walsh) def. Jaidee/Eby (F) 8-0

SINGLES

1. Kyle Collette (F) def. Jonathan Esber (Walsh) 7-6 (7-5), 6-3

2. Travis Whipple (F) def. Gary Innes (Walsh) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2

3. Diego Yung (Walsh) def. Steve Fox (F) 6-2, 6-1

4. Mark Innes (Walsh) def. Jitrat Jaidee (F) 6-2, 6-1

5. Curtis Kugler (Walsh) def. David Brooks (F) 6-1, 6-2

6. Corbin Eilander (Walsh) def. Nick Eby (F) 6-1, 6-1


Saturday, February 14, 2009

"Cavs Fall at Mercyhurst/Mark Innes, Yung Win"

Walsh (0-1) lost 6-3 in their season opener at Mercyhurst College (6-2) on Saturday. The Cavs recorded wins at third and fourth singles and second doubles. Mark Innes (Fr., Randburg, South Africa/Kings School Robin Hills) and Diego Yung (Fr., Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires) won at second doubles 9-8 (7-0) and at second and third singles respectively. Innes won 6-3, 6-2 and Yung won 6-2, 6-1.

DOUBLES

1. Cotic/Marnik (M) def. Gary Innes/Jonathan Esber (Walsh) 9-8 (1-0)

2. Mark Innes/Diego Yung (Walsh) def. Hansson/Heurich (M) 9-8 (7-0)

3. King/Franco (M) def. Curtis Kugler/Corbin Eilander (Walsh) 9-7

SINGLES

1. (M) def. Gary Innes (Walsh) 6-4, 6-4

2. Cotic (M) def. Jonathan Esber (Walsh) 6-2, 6-7 (4-0), 10-8

3. Mark Innes (Walsh) def. Heurich (M) 6-3, 6-2

4. Diego Yung (Walsh) def. Franco (M) 6-2, 6-1

5. King (M) def. Curtis Kugler (Walsh) 6-1, 6-3

6. Marnik (M) def. Miroslav Mihijlovic (Walsh) 6-2, 6-3