Kevin Hayward ? Western Michigan
Senior - Ann Arbor, Mich. (Pioneer)
Kevin Hayward won the clinching match at No. 2 doubles and also won at No. 1 singles to lead WMU past Ball State to clinch at least a share of a third-straight MAC championship. Hayward's two wins moved him into fifth all-time at WMU with 187 career victories. Hayward and freshman Zeyad Montasser improved to 3-0 in the MAC by coming back from 4-0 down in the decisive tiebreaker to win 9-8 (5). He then came back from losing the first set to defeat Eduardo Pavia 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 to improve to 4-0 at No. 1 singles in MAC play.
Shaun Stewart ? Northern Illinois
Senior - London, Ontario (A.B. Lucas Secondary School/St. Mary's (TX))
Stewart , 2-2 on the week, was one of the catalysts in leading Northern Illinois to a come-from-behind win at Buffalo on Sunday. He recorded wins in both singles and doubles, including a straight-set (6-3, 6-4) win at the No. 3 position. He teamed with Jurica Grubisic in doubles, and nearly went 2-0, dropping a hard-fought tiebreaker to Toledo's No. 2 doubles duo last Friday.
Knot Likitkumchorn ? Toledo
Sophomore - Yali, Thailand/Triam Udom Suksa
Defeated Pawl Poziomski (NIU), 6-2, 6-1 in the Rockets' shutout of the Huskies... also won his doubles match with Jared Miller against Poziomski/ Chu (NIU), 8-3.
Jan. 20: Jurica Grubisic ? Northern Illinois
Jan. 27: Sven Buurus - Toledo; and Michael Calderone - Western Michigan
Feb. 4: Michael Calderone, Western Michigan
Feb. 11: Jose Perdomo, Ball State
Feb. 18: Kazuya Komada ? Western Michigan
Feb. 25: Jared Miller ? Toledo
Mar. 4: Kazuya Komada ? Western Michigan
Mar. 11: Casey Cullen, Western Michigan
Mar: 18: Eduardo Pavia - Ball State; and Jonathan Sutjiadi - Chicago State
Mar. 25: Kazuya Komada ? Western Michigan
Apr. 1: Cliff Morrison ? Ball State
Apr. 8: Eduardo Pavia - Ball State
This Week’s Schedule
Monday ? April 13
Notre Dame at Ball State, 1:00
Friday ? April 17
Northern Illinois at IPFW, 2 p.m.
Saturday ? April 18
Northern Illinois at Ball State, 1 p.m.
Toledo at Chicago State, 1 p.m.
Sunday ? April 19
Toledo at Western Michigan, 1 p.m.
Last Week’s Results
Saturday ? April 11
Western Michigan 5, at Ball State 2
at Toledo 7, Northern Illinois 0
Sunday ? April 12
Northern Illinois 5, at Buffalo 2