The Illinois State men's tennis team wrapped up day two of the Missouri Valley Individual Championships at Roger Knapp Tennis Center.
Jakub Eisner and Jacob Wilson advanced to the quarterfinal rounds.
The Redbirds will look to build on this weekend's successful tournament as they gear up for Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championships, Nov. 8-10, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Freshman Dylan Steffens claimed his first title as a collegiate athlete defeating David Clifford of Morehead State, 7-5, 6-3. Two doubles teams were also victorious for the Redbirds as they wrapped up day two of the Louisville Invitational.
The Illinois State Men's Tennis team won 10 of 15 possible matches for the day.
Prior to Illinois State Tabbed as a four-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.net... Finished his high school career at Rockwood Summit with a 96-9 record... Led Rockwood Summit High School to back-to-back second-place finishes at the 2012 and 2011 Missouri State High School Activities Association Championships (MSHSAA)... Ranked No. 2 in the state of Missouri by TennisRecruting.net, and No. 3 in the Great Plains region... Posted a 27-1 and 26-2 record in his junior and senior years... Placed fifth at the MSHSAA State Championships in 2010 after compiling a 23-1 record... State qualifier freshman year, and posted a record of 20-5. Also recruited by: Bradley, Creighton, and Western Michigan.
Personal Born March, 2 1995 in St. Louis, Mo... Majoring in Marketing... Son of Cary and Sheri Steffens... Has two younger sisters, Jesse and Savanna, and a younger brother, Donovan.