Villanova Blanked By UC Riverside
March 8, 2007
Riverside, Calif. - The Villanova men's tennis team suffered its third and final loss to UC Riverside in Riverside, Calif. The Wildcats (0-6) dropped a 7-0 decision to the Highlanders, who have improved to 7-3 overall.
UC Riverside began the afternoon by sweeping all three doubles positions, giving them a 1-0 lead heading into the singles matches. It wasn't until the third singles spot that Villanova could possibly get themselves on the board. However, a hard-fought battle left junior Scott Fahrendorf on the losing end after three sets. Fahrendorf was the only Villanova player to win a single set for the afternoon.
Villanova heads back to the Main Line and looks to capture its first win of the season against Lehigh on March 20 at 2:30 p.m.
UC Riverside 7, Villanova 0
1.) Mark Contreras (UCR) def. Sean Daly (VU) 6-1, 6-3
2.) Joe Cartledge (UCR) def. Brian Maher (VU) 6-4, 6-2
3.) Bobby Tam (UCR) def. Scott Fahrendorf (VU) 1-6, 6-4, 6-3
4.) Gorjan Kovecevic (UCR) def. Dimitri Chimerakis (VU) 6-4, 6-2
5.) Hakop Tadevosian (UCR) def. Brett Tobin (VU) 6-2, 6-0
6.) Jordan Peana (UCR) def. Alex Lesser (VU) 6-1, 6-1
1.) Cartledge/Contreras (UCR) def. Chimerakis/Daly (VU) 8-3
2.) Peana/Tam (UCR) def. Farmer/Lesser (VU) 8-6
3.) Kovacevic/Tadevosian (UCR) def. Matt Krawzcsyk/Maher (VU) 8-4