Big Ten Chmpionship Observations

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  1. cujays

    cujays Professional

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    Im not sure where to put this so i put it here. sorry if its in the wrong place

    today i went to the big 10 championship match: Ohio St vs Illinois
    it was a great meet with fun matches
    here are the scores
    Singles
    1. No. 18 Bryan Koniecko (OSU) def. No. 19 Ryan Rowe (ILL) 6-4, 6-2
    2. No. 22 Justin Kronauge (OSU) def. No. 48 Ruben Gonzales (ILL) 6-7, 6-1, 6-4
    3. No. 33 Steven Moneke (OSU) def. Marc Spicijaric (ILL) 5-7, 6-1, 6-3
    4. Billy Heiser (ILL) def. Shuhei Uzawa (OSU) 6-2, 6-3
    5. Balazs Novak (OSU) def. Roy Kalmanovich (ILL) 6-3, 7-5
    6. Waylon Chin (ILL) def. Drew Eberly (OSU) 1-6, 6-3, 7-6

    Doubles
    1. No. 33 Steven Moneke/Bryan Koniecko (OSU) vs. No. 11 Billy Heiser/Ryan Rowe (ILL) 7-7
    2. Ruben Gonzales/Marc Spicijaric (ILL) def. No. 19 Drew Eberly/Justin Kronauge (OSU) 8-4
    3. Waylon Chin/Brandon Davis (ILL) def. No. 33 Matt Allare/Shuhei Uzawa (OSU) 8-6


    Doubles
    this was the first college meet ive been to so i didnt know what to expect.
    the doubles was really fast
    they had really fast hands but also with a very soft touch
    they were pounding the ball
    the #1s for OSU had slower seves but made up fo it with there quick feet
    i really only watched the #1s
    UI won the dubs point

    Singles
    this was a whole different game
    i watched Ryan Rowe for UI he was good but lost because he lost focus
    the # 2s for both teams i thought was better then the #1s
    they had such long rallies and were pounding the ball
    it was entertaining
    Ruban G. for UI was amazing killer FH
    the #3 match was wierd
    in the first set the guy from OSU shamked a shot and it was in on the other side. so the guy hit
    the OSU guy was facing the fence
    The coach yelled at him and set " Stephen your shot was in!!!!!"
    Stephen won the math in 3:shock:

    Other
    i was amazed to see how hard they hit
    the serve placement was awsome
    there was a lot of " cmons!" " Here we go Buckeyes!"
    very team oriented

    Rackets:
    for you gear junkes like me:)
    3 k 95s
    2 pure drives
    2 areo storms
    1 microgel radical
    1 flexpoint instinct (surpising)
    4 pure storms/pure controll ( couldnt tell)
    1 POG
    1 Prince diablo
    1 yonex
    1 flexpiont prestige

    in all in was fun and I had a great time
    sorry for the long post
     
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  2. cujays

    cujays Professional

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    i thought you guys would want to know
     
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