Pilots Take Five Singles To Earn Victory Over Aggies

Jan. 25, 2004

PORTLAND, Ore. - Junior Ross Barasch was a double-winner for the Aggies but it was not enough at Division I Portland defeated UC Davis 6-1 in a men's tennis match Sunday afternoon.

With the loss the Aggies fall to 1-2 on the young season.

Barasch and Kyle Trinosky defeated Quinn Borchard and Kia Besharat 8-5 at No.2 doubles, but the Pilots earned victories at No.1 and 3 doubles to secure the opening point.

In singles play, Barasch was the lone victor as he rallied for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win at No.6 singles over Besharat, giving the Aggies their only team point. Bastian Bartels at No.5 singles went three sets, but could not pull out the victory over Colby Jager. Portland captured the top four singles matches in straight sets.

UC Davis, which has faced three straight Division I opponents to open the 2004 season, returns home on Sunday to face UC Santa Cruz at Hickey Courts. Matchtime is set for 2 p.m.

University of Portland 6 def. UC Davis 1
January 25, 2004
Portland, Ore.

No.1 Roman Borvanov (UP) def. Michael Chin (UCD) 6-2, 6-2
No.2 Quinn Borchard (UP) def. Robert Wong (UCD) 6-3, 6-1
No.3 James Redpath (UP) def. Jayce Fitch (UCD) 6-1, 6-4
No.4 Peter Miskovic (UP) def. Casey McMakin (UCD) 6-3, 6-2
No.5 Colby Jager (UP) def. Bastian Bartels (UCD) 6-7, 7-5, 6-3
No.6 Ross Barasch (UCD) def. Kia Besharat (UP) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

No.1 Borvanov/Jager (UP) def. Kyle McMakin/McMakin (UCD) 8-6
No.2 Kyle Trinosky/Barasch (UCD) d. Borchard/Besharat (UP) 8-5
No.3 Redpath/Thabani Sithole (UP) def. Bartels/Chin (UCD) 8-6