March 23, 2008

Santa Clara Men's Tennis Falls to Marquette

March 22, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara men's tennis team fell 6-1 to Marquette University, in the first meeting in program history. After struggling in the last few matches, sophomore Jay Wong won at the No. 1 singles position over the Golden Eagles Trent Hagen, 6-4, 6-2, to get the only point of the day for the Broncos. Wong also won his doubles match at the No. 1 spot with partner Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong over Marquette's Brett Binkley and Mark Rutherford, 8-6.

The Broncos next match will be in Palm Springs, Calif. where they will face No. 25 University of Washington on Tuesday March 25, at 11:00 a.m. Two days later they will travel to No. 69 UC Santa Barbara to makeup their match against the Gauchos.

Doubles
No. 1 SCU Jay Wong/Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong d. MU Brett Binkley/Mark Rutherford 8-6
No. 2 MU Stephen Shao/Dusan Medan d. SCU John Iwanski/Justin Wong 8-2
No. 3 MU Trent Hagan/Niko Boulieris d. SCU Charlie Burke/Senthil Chidambaram 8-5
Singles
No. 1 SCU Jay Wong d. MU Trent Hagan 6-4, 6-2
No. 2 MU Dusan Medan d. SCU Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong 7-6, 6-2
No. 3 MU Stephen Shao d. SCU Senthil Chidambaram 6-2, 6-1
No. 4 MU Niko Boulieris d. SCU Charlie Burke 6-3, 6-0
No. 5 MU Juan-Martin Paredes d. SCU Justin Wong 6-0, 6-0
No. 6 MU Mark Rutherford d. SCU John Iwanski 6-0, 6-0