MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. - The Butler men's tennis team won the doubles point and four of six in singles play to defeat Valparaiso 5-2. The dual match was the Horizon League opener for both schools.
After BU won at Nos. 1 and 3 doubles for a 1-0 lead, the Bulldogs got four wins from freshmen in the singles lineup. Austin Woldmoe won at No. 1 singles 7-5, 6-3 over Chris Baum. Pulok Bhattacharya (No.3 singles), Billy Weldon (No. 5) and Sam O'Neill (No. 6) each won handily, with neither losing more than two games.
Butler will play at UIC Sunday, March 25.