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Wildcats Fall At No. 18 UC San Diego, 6-1
March 1, 2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif.— The Villanova Men’s Tennis team began spring break competition on Thursday morning as they faced No. 18 UC San Diego. The Wildcats dropped the match, 6-1. 

In the No.5 spot, Tommy Mulflur was the lone Wildcat to win their singles match for Villanova. Mulflur defeated his opponent, 6-2. Dylan Flannagan (6-1,3-6,6-3) and Tommy Dodson (6-0,4-6, 6-3) both took their opponents to a third set.

Doubles competition began with Will Elmore and Stefan Suarez who competed in the No. 1 spot. They were able to top their opponent 6-2. Dodson and Tyler Roth had a tough fought match but would eventually lose their match 7-6.

The Wildcats will continue to compete in the Pacific Coast Doubles in La Jolla, Calif., Mar. 2 through Mar.4. Also, on Mar. 4 they will face Boise State beginning at 4 p.m. ET.


No. 18 UC San Diego 6, Villanova 1


  1. #21 Eric Tseng (UCSD) def. Stefan Suarez (VU) 6-3, 6-2
  2. #39 Justin Zhang (UCSD) def. Tyler Roth (VU) 6-4, 6-3
  3. Marc Isaia (UCSD) def. Dylan Flanagan (VU) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
  4. Eskil Jarlskog (UCSD) def. Thomas Dodson (VU) 6-0, 4-6, 6-3
  5. Tommy Mulflur (VU) def. Richard Han (UCSD) 6-0, 6-4
  6. Neil Tengbumroong (UCSD) def. Alastair Hurry (VU) 7-5, 6-2




  1. Will Elmore/Stefan Suarez (VU) def. Eskil Jarlskog/Sreeganesh Manoharan (UCSD) 6-2
  2. Eric Tseng/Justin Zhang (UCSD) def. Thomas Dodson/Tyler Roth (VU) 7-6 (7-4)
  3. Marc Isaia/Neil Tengbumroong (UCSD) def. Mike Czlonka/Tommy Mulflur (VU) 6-3

Match Notes

Villanova 4-5

UC San Diego 3-2; National ranking #18; Regional ranking #3

Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (5,1,2,6,4,3)