February 18, 2008

Men's Tennis Drops Tough One to Cal Poly

Feb. 18, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara men's tennis team dropped another tough match to Cal Poly, 5-2. At the No. 1 singles spot, sophomore Jay Wong defeated the Mustangs Andrew Gerst, 6-3, 6-4. Wong was able to bounce back from his first singles loss of the season the day before to Fresno State, and improve his record to 5-1. Junior Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong earned the other point of the day with a singles victory at the No. 3 position over Robert Foy, 6-4, 6-3.

The Broncos return to action next Sunday February 24, at 2:00 p.m. when they host conference rival Gonzaga at the Degheri Tennis Center.

Doubles
No. 1 CP Joel Akerberg/Blake Wardman d. SCU Senthil Chidambaram/Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong 8-4
No. 2 CP Robert Foy/Darryn Young d. SCU John Iwanski/Justin Wong 8-1
No. 3 CP Nick Berger/Andrew Gerst d. SCU Charlie Burke/Jay Wong 8-1

Singles
No. 1 SCU Jay Wong d. CP Andrew Gerst 6-3, 6-4
No. 2 CP Joel Akerberg d. SCU Senthil Chidambaram 6-2, 6-3
No. 3 SCU Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong d. CP Robert Foy 6-4, 6-3
No. 4 CP Blake Wardman d. SCU Charlie Burke 6-0, 6-1
No. 5 CP Drew Jacobs d. SCU Justin Wong 6-1, 6-1
No. 6 CP Alexander Sonesson d. SCU John Iwanski 6-2, 6-2