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Salibasic Earns Singles Title At MVC Individuals

Courtesy: Drake Athletics
         
Release: November 10, 2013
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DES MOINES, Iowa - Drake men’s tennis junior Alen Salibasic (Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina) captured the singles title at the Missouri Valley Conference Individuals on Sunday (Nov. 10) at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center following a 6-1, 7-5 triumph past Southern Illinois’ Jonny Rigby.

The championship was the fourth for Salibasic at the MVC Individuals during his career, including the third in singles competition.

In doubles, Salibasic and junior Matt Frost (Cambridge, England) dropped a tight 8-7 (3) semifinal decision versus Ilija Cuic and Jocelyn Devilliers from Wichita State.

The MVC Individuals marked the final fall tournament for the Bulldogs, who will begin defense of their 2013 MVC regular season championship when Drake’s spring campaign gets underway hosting Northern Illinois on Jan. 17, 2014 at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.

MVC INDIVIDUALS

NOV. 10, 2013 • ROGER KNAPP TENNIS CENTER

SINGLES:

Alen Salibasic (DU) def. Jonny Rigby (SIU), 6-1, 7-5

DOUBLES:

Ilija Cuic/Jocelyn Devilliers (WSU) def. Matt Frost/Salibasic (DU), 8-7 (3)

 

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