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Transcript3 SIU tennis stars entered
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in Southern Illinois tourney
Three of SIU's standout len- ils pcrformt-TB from this past pring will be on hand this rcekend ad emrios fn ihe outhcrn llllnole Open tcn- iJu tournament ai the SIU
Freshmen Chris Crccndale nd Graham Sr ook, who have een on the V^S. tournament ircuir ¦hroughout the sum-^ rtf^r, and Macky E)ominguoz, 'ho loamcd with Snook for a rin In the Effingham Doubles ournament In splto of sum- icr claaacs, figure to. be mong the top finishers In the pro-day tournamcm.
Oomlngucz, a junior at SIU, as the senior member of ila year's Sdlukl net squad nd led the team to a lS-2 inlah In regular season play,
Crocmtale and Snook, both rom Auckland, N^, , have ach picked up otte touma- icm win this summer. Snook on the Springfield Open ten¬ ia tournament twowceksago. reondale notched a major S* tournament win early In Lily at the Eaaiern Lawn Ten- Is Association Junior cham-
lonahlps at ForeatllillB, N.Y. In that lourtukmem, Crecn-
dalc defeated the three top- seeded players. lie also
leamco with Tim Ott oi Man¬ hattan Beach, Calif. Ust week for a pair of doubles titles at the St. Joe Valley tourna¬ ment.
Dominguez will qualify for the men's open competition in the tournament. Grcendale arid Snook for the 18 and un¬ der bracket.
However, if competition docs not shape up well in that age bracket, both players may Join Dominguez In the men's open bracket.
'Our three SIU players are among the most notable en¬ tries right now, but wc do ex¬ pect some of iheiop competl-^ tora to enter the meet Thursday and Friday, " said SIU tennis coacb Dick LeFevre Wednesday.
"We have already received entries from Iowa City, Chi¬ cago, Evansville, Henderson, Ky., and St. Louts, and we expect quite a few tnore, " said LeFevre.
LeFevre said the tourna¬ ment will get under way Sat¬ urday with the finals set for
Sunday afternoon.
Competition braclcets, ac¬ cording to LeFevre, wlll be broken down into men's 45 and OVLT, men's 35 and over, men's open, 18 and under, 16 and under, and 14 and under for boys and girls, and wo¬ men's open with doubles and singles in each bracket.
LeFevre said that cturles will be accepted until 9 p.m. Friday. Anyone who wishes to enier the tourtament may call LeFevre at 453-5311 or 549- 1743 until that time.
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