Aggies Fall At No.56 Fresno State, 5-1

Jan. 29, 2005

FRESNO, Calif. - No.56 Fresno State University captured five of six singles matches to clinch the victory in a 5-1 win over UC Davis Saturday afternoon at the Wathen Tennis Center.

The loss drops UC Davis to 1-3 on the season while the Bulldogs improve to 4-0.

The match was closer than the final score indicated as three of the singles matches went to three sets. The Bulldogs earned straight-set wins at No.1 when Jakub Cech defeated Michael Chin 6-3, 6-3, and at No.4 when Nicolas Mascheroni posted a 6-2, 6-1 win over Daniel Furman. At No.3 Fresno State's Andy Sinn used two breaks to defeat Jayce Fitch 7-5, 6-3.

At No.2, Aggie freshman Daniel Elefant captured the first set against Charles Irie, but couldn't hold the lead as Irie captured a 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 victory. The Bulldogs pulled out another three-set win at No.5 as Sam Tadevosian needed a third-set tiebreaker to defeated Henri Landes, 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (7-4).

UC Davis earned its only victory of the day at No.6 when freshman Jordan Combs defeated Sam Gibbs, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles play, which usually starts the day, was not contested.

UC Davis is next in action on Saturday when it heads south to face UC Irvine at noon.

Fresno State 5 def. UC Davis 1
January 29, 2005
Wathen Tennis Center
Fresno, Calif.

No.1 Jakub Cech (FS) def. Michael Chin (UCD), 6-3, 6-3
No.2 Charles Irie (FS) def. Daniel Elefant (UCD), 5-7, 6-2, 6-1
No.3 Andy Sinn (FS) def. Jayce Fitch (UCD), 7-5, 6-3
No.4 Nicolas Mascheroni (FS) def. Daniel Furman (UCD), 6-2, 6-1
No.5 Sam Tadevosian (FS) def. Henri Landes (UCD), 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (4)
No.6 Jordan Combs (UCD) def. Sam Gibbs (FS), 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

Were Not Played