March 31, 2012

No. 31 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Downs LMU 6-1

LOS ANGELES - The No. 31 Santa Clara men's tennis squad started its two-match weekend on the road with a commanding win at Loyola Marymount. The Broncos (15-3; 2-0) downed the Lions 6-1 in Santa Clara's first of two WCC matches in Southern California this weekend.

Kyle Dandan and John Lamble both notched wins in straight sets. In the No. 4 spot, Tom Pham continued his impressive junior campaign by defeating Felix Van Kann 7-5, 6-1.

Ilya Osintsev clung to a three-set win over Nick Northcutt before Eugene Muchynski finished off singles play with a 6-4, 6-4 victory. Muchynski has won 13 of his last 14 contests. 

In doubles, Santa Clara picked up the point by winning two of three matches. Osintsev and Lamble teamed up for a 8-3 win before Muchynski and Nicolas Vinel finished off the dual match with a 8-5 win.

The Broncos continue their Southern California weekend Sunday. Santa Clara travels from Los Angeles, Calif. to nearby Malibu, Calif. to face No. 7 Pepperdine at 10:30 a.m.

 

 Position

 Santa Clara University

 Loyola Marymount University

 Winner

 Score

 #1 Singles

 #111 Kyle Dandan

 Alex Wilton

 Santa Clara University

 6-3, 6-4

 #2 Singles

 John Lamble

 Nicholas Bjerke

 Santa Clara University

 6-1, 6-3

 #3 Singles

 Nicolas Vinel

 Todd Volmari

 Loyola Marymount University

 6-4, 6-2

 #4 Singles

 Tom Pham

 Felix Van Kann

 Santa Clara University

 7-5, 6-1

 #5 Singles

 Ilya Osintsev

 Nick Northcott

 Santa Clara University

 6-0, 5-7, 7-6(2)

 #6 Singles

 Eugene Muchynski

 Tom Price

 Santa Clara University

 6-4, 6-4

 #1 Doubles

 Ilya Osintsev
 John Lamble

 #41 Nicholas Bjerke
 Sebastian Bustamante

 Santa Clara University

 8-3

 #2 Doubles

 Kyle Dandan
 Tom Pham

 Alex Wilton
 Felix Van Kann

 Loyola Marymount University

 7-6

 #3 Doubles

 Eugene Muchynski
 Nicolas Vinel

 Todd Volmari
 Daniel Simko

 Santa Clara University

 8-5