EUGENE, Ore. - Oregon's Mike Myrhed pulled out a come-from-behind victory with teammate Ric Mortera at No. 3 doubles to win on senior day but the Ducks fell 5-2 to No. 21 Washington on Saturday afternoon in the 2009 regular season finale for both squads.
Oregon finishes the season with a record of 9-15 while Washington ends 2009 with a mark of 14-8.
On senior day for the Ducks, Oregon's lone fourth-year player pulled out a riveting 9-7 win at No. 3 doubles before being honored in a ceremony before the singles session.
Washington took the doubles point and four singles matches to put the dual away, but the Ducks saved face with two good wins at No. 2 singles and No. 4 singles.
Junior Alexander Cornelissen won in dominating fashion, 6-2, 6-2 over No. 114 ranked Patrik Fischer at No. 2 singles while freshman Jose' Izquierdo won 6-2, 7-6 at No. 4 singles for the Ducks. Oregon had a chance to pull out the upset win, but Washington sealed it with its win at No. 3 singles.
Oregon has the Pac-10 Tournament left this season which will take place in Ojai, Calif.
#21 Washington 5, Oregon 2
April 18, 2009
18th Street Tennis Courts - Eugene, Ore.
Note: Senior Day for Oregon, 2009 Regular Season Finale
No. 1: UW #40 Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan def. ORE Marcos Verdasco, 6-1, 6-0
No. 2: ORE Alexander Cornelissen def. UW #114 Patrik Fischer, 6-2, 6-2
No. 3: UW Martin Kildahl def. ORE Ayrton Wibowo, 6-4, 6-2
No. 4: ORE Jose' Izquierdo def. UW David Chu, 6-2, 7-6
No. 5: UW Derek Drabble def. ORE Duncan MacDonald-Korth, 6-1, 6-0
No. 6: UW Tobi Obenaus def. ORE Sho Higuchi, 6-1, 2-6, 6-1
Order of finish: 2, 5, 1, 3*, 6, 4
No. 1: UW Fischer/Nedunchezhiyan def. ORE Verdasco/Cornelissen, 8-6
No. 2: UW Drabble/Kildahl def. ORE Wibowo/MacDonald-Korth, 8-4
No. 3: ORE Myrhed/Mortera def. UW Obenaus/Rosinski, 9-7
Order of finish: 1, 2*, 3