Playing its third straight West Coast Conference match on the road, No. 53 Santa Clara fell 4-0 at LMU on Monday afternoon. The Broncos are 10-3 and 2-1 in the WCC and the Lions are 10-5 and 2-2 in the WCC. LMU has won six straight matches. The order of finish was 2-3 in doubles and 6-4-3 in singles.
Santa Clara plays at Pepperdine Tues., March 25 with a 3 pm start. Santa Clara is 7-1 at home, 2-2 on the road and 1-0 on neutral courts.
The match started with LMU clinching the doubles point with convincing wins at No. 2 and No. 3. LMU's No. 2 doubles team Luke Bohuslav and Daniel Simko defeated Ashot Khacharyan and Sam Bertram 8-2. The No. 3 team of David Doehring and Cristobal Rivera defeated Mikheil Khmiadshvill and Michael Tjuatjadarma 8-3.
No. 6 Daniel Simko won 6-2, 6-1, over Jesse Ross as the first singles match to finish. No. 4 Rivera defeated Khmiadshvill 6-1, 6-3 for LMU's third point.
No. 3 Sebastian Bustamante clinched the match wtih a 6-2, 6-3 singles victory over Khacharyan.
No. 1 SCU John Lamble vs. LMU David Doehring (unfinished): 3-6, 5-2
No. 2 SCU Ilya Osintsev vs. LMU Todd Volmari (unfinished): 6-3, 5-4
No. 3 LMU Sebastian Bustamante defeated SCU Ashot Khacharyan (3rd): 6-2, 6-4
No. 4 LMU Cristobal Rivera defeated SCU Mikheil Khmiadshvill (2nd): 6-1, 6-3
No. 5 SCU Sam Bertram vs. LMU Luke Bohuslav (unfinished): 6-4, 3-3
No. 6 LMU Daniel Simko defeated SCU Jesse Ross (1st): 6-2, 6-1
No. 1 LMU Todd Volmari and Sabastian Bustamante vs. SCU John Lamble and Ilya Osintsev (unfinished): 7-5
No. 2 LMU Luke Bohuslav and Daniel Simko defeated SCU Ashot Khacharyan and Sam Bertram (1st): 8-2
No. 3 LMU David Doehring and Cristobal Rivera defeated SCU Mikheil Khmiadshvill and Michael Tjuatjadarma (2nd): 8-3