IU men's tennis loses to UCF and Arizona State


IU senior Antonio Cembellin serves against Arizona State University on Feb. 10 at the IU Tennis Center. Anthony Gosling Buy Photos

The IU men’s tennis team fell to 4-4 on the season following losses to the University of Central Florida and Arizona State University this weekend in Bloomington.

The team opened its home stand with a tight, 4-3 loss to UCF Friday night. The Hoosiers earned victories in No. 2, 4 and 5 singles.

Sunday afternoon, IU fell for the second time in three days, this time to Arizona State, 4-2.

Wins against the Sun Devils came by way of senior Antonio Cembellin at No. 1 singles and freshman Carson Haskins at No. 5 singles.

Cembellin defeated ASU junior Nathan Ponwith 6-2, 7-6 (11-9). Ponwith, a transfer from the University of Georgia and the No. 65 ranked player in the country, was the No. 2 recruit in’s 2016 class rankings.

The Hoosiers next contest is at 7 p.m. Saturday night against Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

The IU men's tennis team played Arizona State on Feb. 10 at the IU Tennis Center.

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