Assistant Coach Graeme Cox feels that his young team has played some "confidence building" matches over the last couple of weeks. The Utes have won three at home, improving their record to 3-1.
Feb. 10, 2004
THIS WEEK: The University of Utah men's tennis team takes on Idaho State Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Eccles Tennis Center at 5:00 p.m.
REVIEWING LAST WEEK: Utah had a great showing on Friday, Feb. 6 at home. The Utes blanked the Weber State Wildcats 7-0. Utah has won three home matches in a row, making their record 3-1.
SCOUTING THE OPPOSITION: The Idaho State Bengals are 1-1 in the season. They opened their season at home with a 4-3 loss to Air Force. The second matchup of the season, Idaho State held on to a close 4-3 win over Utah State.
Seniors Hestian Stoica and Ioaniss Stavridis lead the Bengals. Both have been recognized with First-Team All-Big Sky Conference Honors. Stoica has compiled a 69-60 career record and Stavridis has a 65-50 record.
QUOTING ASSISTANT COACH Graeme Cox: "The team had a confidence building victory against Weber St. over the weekend. We are looking to continue on with our good form against Idaho St on Wednesday. Most new team members are starting to gain enough experience in college dual matches to expect performances from them at a higher level."
"The team is also looking forward to a strong mid week showing from our crowd and appreciates their efforts very much."