GRIFFITH, Ind. – The Purdue University Calumet men’s tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament for the first time in program history, defeating local rival Calumet St. Joseph, 8-1, on Wednesday night. The Peregrines improve to 4-8 on the season.
PUC opened the match with three points in doubles play, as the No. 1 doubles tandem of Matt Radencic and Jeff Stooksbury escaped with a 9-7 victory while Jaime Alvarez and Parth Patel claimed an 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles.
Henry Muro claimed a straight-set victory in No. 2 singles action, while Carlo Garcia and Parth Patel each picked up wins as well at No. 3 and No.4 singles.
Purdue Calumet will travel to Bourbonnais, Ill. this Friday, April 27, to face top seed Olivet Nazarene in the semifinals.