April 21, 2011

No. 47 Men's Tennis Wins First Match Of WCC Tournament, Sweeping Gonzaga 4-0

The men's and women's tennis brackets and seeding are available for download on the tennis championships central page by using either the men's or women's tennis pages on the West Coast Conference website. You may also access the brackets and seeding by clicking here. 

By Rico Chow '12

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - In its first match of the West Coast Conference tournament, the second-seeded Santa Clara men's tennis team swept seventh-seeded Gonzaga 4-0. With the win, the No. 47 nationally ranked Broncos advances to 14-7 this season.

Santa Clara takes the court once again on Fri., April 22 at 11:30 a.m. versus No. 3 seed San Francisco, whom defeated the No. 6 seed Portland, 4-2, Thursday morning.

The Broncos came out strong on the first day of the tournament. Bronco junior doubles partner Nicolas Vinel and Maxime Armengaud jump started the match with an 8-3 win at No. 1 doubles, followed by an 8-2 victory from Kyle Dandan and Tom Pham at the No. 2 spot to take the doubles point. SCU never let Gonzaga in the match as Armengaud, Vinel and Keith Kamono grabbed decisive wins to shutout the Bulldogs.

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Go Broncos!

#2 Santa Clara 4, #7 Gonzaga 0

Doubles
Score
1. Nico Vinel/Maxime Armengaud (SCU) def. Zhia Hwa Chong/Scott Sullivan (GON) 8-3
2. Kyle Dandan/Tom Pham (SCU) def. Conor Feeney/Pablo Mosquera (GON) 8-2
3. John Lamble/Eugene Muchysnki (SCU) vs. Jake Davis/Levin Guillermo (GON) DNF
 
Singles
Score
1. Kyle Dandan (SCU) vs. Levin Guillermo (GON) DNF
2. Maxime Armengaud (SCU) def. Conor Feeney (GON) 6-0, 6-1
3. John Lamble (SCU) vs. Kevin Eischen (GON) DNF
4. Tom Pham (SCU) vs. Zhia Hwa Chong (GON) DNF
5. Nico Vinel (SCU) def. Scott Sullivan (GON) 6-1, 6-3
6. Keith Kamono (SCU) def. Muzeen Ismath (GON) 6-4, 6-0