March 8, 2003

Men's Tennis Falls to No. 10 Washington 7-0

March 8, 2003

SEATTLE, Wash. - The Santa Clara University men's tennis team fell to 10th-ranked Washington 7-0 this evening at the Lloyd Nordstrom Tennis Center. The Huskies earned their 12th straight victory of the season, while the Broncos' record moves to 5-9 overall.

"We competed well today, but Washington showed us what it takes to be a top-10 team," SCU head coach George Husack said.

The Broncos will return to the Mission Campus for two home games next week, hosting Gonzaga on Saturday, March 15, and the Air Force Academy on Sunday, March 23. Both matches are set for noon at the SCU Tennis Center. Santa Clara will host a Bronco Alumni Invitational on Saturday, March 22. For details on that event, please Click Here.

Doubles
1. Hanlin/Ruby (WASH) def. Chen/Bruggemann (SCU) 8-5
2. Fred Sundsten/Weiss (WASH) def. Hidalgo/Zepponi (SCU) 8-2
3. Vlaski/ Scott Felsenthal (WASH) def. Mattioli/Bedilion (SCU) 8-3

Singles
1. No. 8 Alex Vlaski (WASH) def. Erich Chen (SCU) 6-2, 6-1
2. No. 14 Matt Hanlin (WASH) def. Francisco Zepponi (SCU) 6-0, 6-0
3. Christoph Palmanshofer (WASH) def. Taylor Bedilion (SCU) 6-2, 7-6 (2)
4. Dillon Ruby (WASH) def. Federico Mattioli (SCU) 6-2, 6-3
5. No. 116 Peter Scharler (WASH) def. Ben Hidalgo (SCU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Nick Weiss (WASH) def. Michael Bruggemann (SCU) 6-2, 7-6 (3)