San Francisco Posts Close 4-3 Victory of UC Davis

Brett Bacharach was a winner at No. 4 singles for UC Davis.
 
Brett Bacharach was a winner at No. 4 singles for UC Davis.
 

Feb. 1, 2014

DAVIS, Calif. - In a dual match that came down to the final singles contest of the day, San Francisco's Rich Van Hout outlasted UC Davis' Parker Kelly in three sets to give the visiting Dons a narrow, 4-3, win over the Aggies on Saturday afternoon at the Marya Welch Tennis Center.

Van Hout won 10-6 in a third-set tiebreaker to defeat Kelley, 5-6, 6-1, 6-5, and give San Francisco (1-1 overall) the victory after UC Davis (0-3) had rallied for wins at the No. 2 and No. 6 positions to tie the match at three-all.

Trailing 3-1 after USF had clinched the doubles point and posted singles wins at No. 1 and No. 3, freshman Alec Adamson put away the Dons' Nils Skajaa in straight-sets, 6-3, 6-3, and was followed closely by freshman Bryce McKelvie, who also won in straight-sets over Thomas Takemoto, 6-3, 6-1.

Sophomore Brett Bacharach for the Aggies on the board with a straight-set win over Christian Brockstedt, 6-4, 6-4, to close out the scoring for UC Davis.

For Bacharach, it was his team-leading 12th singles victory of the season, improving to 12-5 overall on the year and 2-1 in dual matches, while Adamson became the third Aggie to reach double-digit singles wins with his 10th of the year, improving to 10-3 overall and 2-1 in duals.

UC Davis makes a quick return to the court on Sunday morning at 11 a.m., hosting Loyola Marymount.

NCAA MEN'S TENNIS
San Francisco (1-1) at UC Davis (0-3)
Feb. 1, 2014 - Marya Welch Tennis Center (Davis, Calif.)

DOUBLES
1. Bernardo Saraiva/Nils Skajaa (USF) def. Alec Adamson/Adam Levie (UCD), 6-4.
2. Brett Bacharach/James Wade (UCD) vs. Christian Brockstedt/Timothy Tan (USF), unfinished
3. Germain Bahri/Thomas Takemoto (USF) def. Parker Kelley/Bryce McKelvie (UCD), 6-4


 

 

SINGLES
1. Saraiva (USF) def. Kyle Miller (UCD), 6-3, 6-3
2. Alec Adamson (UCD) def. Skajaa (USF), 6-3, 6-3
3. James Tallman (USF) def. James Wade (UCD), 6-4, 6-3
4. Brett Bacharach (UCD) def. Christian Brockstedt (USF), 6-4, 6-4
5. Rich Van Hout (USF) def. Parker Kelley (UCD), 5-6, 6-1, 6-5 (6)
6. Bryce McKelvie (UCD) def. Takemoto (USF), 6-3, 6-1

Order of Finish: 1, 4, 3, 2, 6, 5