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January 24, 1999

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Mens Tennis team took its second win of the season by defeating Murray State 7-0.%^$

The second shutout of the season left Ohio States singles competitors with nine straight victories.%^$

Ohio State also captured all three doubles matches. Carlson and Hawke won 8-3 in the No. 1 position while DeFalco and Johansen posted a 8-4 win over Chris Hayden and Caesar Schwarz. In the No. 3 position, Basil and Porter defeated the double s team of Raoul Bax and Darius Schwarz.%^$

The Buckeyes are home next weekend as they play host to Bowling Green, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m.%^$

%^$Singles Matches%^$1st Chris Porter, OSU def. Nikola Aracic 7-6, 6-2%^$2nd Andrew Carlson, OSU def. Tony Hardman 7-6, 7-6%^$3rd Derek DeFalco, OSU def. Chris Hayden 6-4, 4-6, 7-6%^$4th Kevin Hawke, OSU def. Raoul Bax 4-6, 6-3, 6-2%^$5th Ben Basil, OSU def. Caesar Schwarz 6-4, 6-4%^$6th John Johansen, OSU def. Darius Schwarz 6-1, 2-6, 6-1%^$

Doubles Matches%^$1st Andrew Carlson/Kevin Hawke, OSU def. %^$ Nikola Aracic/Tony Hardman 8-3%^$2nd Derek DeFalco/John Johansen, OSU def. %^$ Chris Hayden/Caesar Schwarz 8-4%^$3rd Ben Basil/ Chris Porter, OSU def. %^$ Raoul Bax/ Darius Schwarz 8-2%^$