(Davis, Calif.) - The University of San Francisco won four singles matches, offsetting the doubles point captured by UC Davis, as the Dons rallied for a 4-3 win on Saturday afternoon at the Marya Welch Tennis Center in Davis, Calif.
The victory improves to Dons to 4-3, while the Aggies drop to 4-5
UC Davis secured the doubles point, winning two of three doubles matches. The lone USF victory came at No. 3, as Einar Hart and Mark DeCastro earned a 9-8 (7-4) victory over Tyler Lee and Nic Amaroli.
San Francisco rallied in singles action to earn the victory. USF started off with a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 5 by DeCastro, before Thai Tu gave the Dons the advantage with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Nick Lopez. San Francisco went up 3-1 thanks to a No. 3, 6-0 6-4, victory by Ola Bakke, but UCD knotted the score 3-3, leaving the final match to be the determining contest. At No. 6, Jacob Hartwig defeated Connor Coates in straight-sets, 7-5, 6-4, to put the Dons on top and the victory.
USF will return to the court Friday at 1 p.m. when they face BYU in Provo.
San Francisco 4, UC Davis 3
Feb. 20, 2010
Marya Welch Tennis Center (Davis, Calif.)
Thai Tu (USF) d. Nick Lopez (UCD), 6-2, 6-2
Toki Sherbakov (UCD) d. Asaf Cohen (USF), 6-2, 5-7, 6-1
Ola Bakke (USF) d. Chris Aria (UCD), 6-0, 6-4
Tyler Lee (UCD) d. Richard Bucalem (USF), 6-4, 6-4
Mark DeCastro (USF) d. Hunter Lee (UCD), 6-0, 6-1
Jacob Hartwig (USF) d. Connor Coates (UCD), 7-5, 6-4
Order of finish: 5,1,3,4,2,6
Lopez/H. Lee (UCD) d. Tu/Cohen (USF), 9-8 (9-7)
Sherbakov/Coates (UCD) d. Rainier Nachbauer/William Schumacher (USF), 8-3
Elinar Hart/DeCastro (USF) d. T. Lee/Nic Amaroli (UCD), 9-8 (7-4)