Mitchell John
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SUU Men's Tennis Defeated at Idaho State

April 11, 2014
By SUU Strategic Communication

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POCATELLO, Idaho - Southern Utah University was still left looking for its first victory of the season on Friday afternoon after a 7-0 defeat at Idaho State. The loss drops the T-Birds to 0-11 on the year while Idaho State moves to 4-11 and 2-6 in the Big Sky with the win.

Troy Benson led the Thunderbirds in games for the second match in a row, capturing ten between singles and doubles matches. Benson dropped a close 6-4 first set at No. 1 singles to Idaho State's Jamey Swiggart before falling 6-2 in the second.

The sophomore teamed with freshman Blair Robbins at No. 1 doubles, taking four games in an 8-4 defeat to ISU's duo of Swiggart and Daniel Loebel.

Southern Utah wraps up its 2014 road schedule at Weber State on Saturday morning before closing out the season at home against Northern Arizona on April 19.

SUU at Idaho State Results
Idaho State 7, Southern Utah 0

Singles competition
1. Jamey Swiggart (ISU)  def. Troy Benson (SUU) 6-4, 6-2
2. Krzysztof Stempien (ISU) def. Blair Robbins (SUU) 6-0, 6-1
3. Daniel Loebel (ISU) def. Alex Dial (SUU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Josh Goodwin (ISU) def. Ammon Story (SUU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Bjorn Scheepsbouwer (ISU) def. Branden Olcott (SUU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Cody Miller (ISU) def. Mitchell John (SUU) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Swiggart/Loebel (ISU) def. Benson/Robbins (SUU) 8-4
2. Stempien/Scheepbouwer (ISU) def. Dial/Olcott (SUU) 8-1
3. C. Miller/Goodwin (ISU) def. Story/John (SUU) 7-4, default