Redbirds Take I-74 Tennis Battle, 6-1
Release: Tuesday 04/11/2014 
by BradleyBraves.com
Courtesy: Bradley University Marketing

NORMAL, Ill. - Freshman Nico Rakitin won both his singles and doubles matches, but host Illinois State (7-10, 1-1 MVC) cruised to a 6-1 Missouri Valley Conference men's tennis win against Bradley (3-17, 0-3 MVC) Friday afternoon at the Gregory Street Courts.

Rakitin teamed with fellow freshman Dan Rodefeld for a 7-6 win at No. 3 doubles, but the Redbirds claimed the match's first point by earning 8-2 and 8-3 wins at Nos. 1 and 2 doubles, respectively.

Rakitin followed with a 6-4, 6-3 win against Jakub Eisner at No. 3 singles for Bradley's lone point of the day.

The Braves will close out the regular-season schedule by hosting Drake in a 1 p.m. match Sunday at the David Markin Tennis Courts.

advertise

Live Events

There are currently no live events
TeamStore
Bradley ESPN3 Broadcast Schedule
Hoops In The Heartland Ad
Archmadness Ad

Braves Athletic Teams