Jeffrey Schorsch surrendered just three games in two matches Saturday en route to his 68th and 69th career victories in singles. The wins tied him with Eric Honert for the most in program history. Valpo improved to 4-2 on the spring after posting 7-0 shutouts over Butler and IUPUI in Indianapolis.
Jeffrey Schorsch, the reigning Horizon League Player of the Year, earned his first Player of the Week honor of the 2015-16 season Tuesday. Schorsch went 2-0 at No. 1 singles and 1-1 at No. 1 doubles alongside Charlie Emhardt. The junior now owns a 12-2 singles record and a 12-6 mark in doubles play.
The Valpo men's tennis team defeated preseason Mid-American Conference favorite Western Michigan by a score of 5-2 at the Courts of NWI on Sunday afternoon. Jeffrey Schorsch capped off a 2-0 weekend at No. 1 singles while Dave Bacalla, Chad Kissell, and Kyle Dunn all logged victories to hand the Broncos their first loss of the spring season.
Junior Jeffrey Schorsch handed Josef Dodridge a straight-set loss at No. 1 singles, but Wisconsin recorded a 6-1 win over Valpo at Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison on Saturday afternoon. The Crusaders will turn around and host Western Michigan Sunday afternoon at The Courts of NWI. First serve is set for 2:00 pm.
The Valpo men's tennis team recorded a convincing 5-2 win over Toledo Saturday afternoon at The Courts of NWI. Jeffrey Schorsch, Chad Kissell, Charlie Emhardt, and Garrett Gardner all notched singles victories at their respective flights. Meanwhile, the Crusaders received wins from the No. 2 and No. 3 spots in doubles to seize the opening point.
The 33rd-ranked duo of Jeffrey Schorsch and Charlie Emhardt didn't miss a beat in Valpo's spring opener at #7 Illinois on Friday morning. The tandem defeated Alex Jesse/Jared Hiltzik at No. 1 doubles, but the Fighting Illini clawed their back for a 4-0 victory at the Atkins Tennis Center.
The Horizon League released its men's and women's tennis preseason tennis polls Friday. The men were selected first, alongside the defending-champion Green Bay Phoenix, while the women were slotted at ninth.
The junior doubles tandem of Jeffrey Schorsch and Charlie Emhardt jumped 22 spots to #33 in the first Men's Doubles Rankings of 2016 as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) on Tuesday afternoon. Schorsch also garnered the #14 ranking in singles play in the Midwest Region.
The 2016 spring tennis schedule is out. Three different ranked opponents grace the men's slate while the women's team will head to Puerto Rico to face a trio of East Coast opponents over spring break. The 2016 Horizon League Championships are scheduled for April 29th-May 1st in Ann Arbor, Michigan.