April 25, 2010

Broncos Defeat San Diego To Play For WCC Championship

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Yesterday afternoon the Bronco men's tennis team defeated San Diego in the second round of the West Coast Conference tournament. With the win Santa Clara improves to 18-6 on the season, 5-1 in WCC play.

"Our guys came out really strong and played the best doubles matches we have played all year," said head coach Derek Mills. "USD gave us a hard time in singles and we definitely had to battle through to get the win."

In doubles, Brian Brogan and Jay Wong at the No. 1 spot along with Kyle Dandan and Grant Flemming at No. 3 put the Broncos ahead before battling through singles play. Sophomore Nicolas Vinel clinched the match for SCU with a come from behind victory at No. 5 singles over Nils Schive.

The Broncos are back in action Sunday, April 25, in the championship match versus the Pepperdine Waves.

 

MEN'S TENNIS
#2 SANTA CLARA def. #3 SAN DIEGO, 4-1

Doubles

1. Brogan-Wong, SCU def. Jackson-Schive, USD - 8-5 (2)

2. Kells-Vinel, SCU vs. Bubnic-Wolmarans, USD - suspended

3. Dandan-Fleming, SCU def. Powers-Visy, USD - 8-4 (1)

(order of finish)

Singles

1. Dean Jackson, USD def. Brian Brogan, SCU - 6-3, 6-3 (1)

2. Kyle Dandan, SCU vs. Nikola Bubnic, USD - suspended

3. Jay Wong, SCU vs. Thibault Visy, USD - suspended

4. Andrew Kells, SCU def. Charl Wolmarans, USD - 6-4, 6-4 (2)

5. Nico Vinel, SCU def. Nils Schive, USD - 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 (4)

6. Tom Pham, SCU def. Casey Powers, USD - 6-2, 6-4 (3)

(order of finish)