Aggies Tame Wildcats In 6-1 Victory At Home

Kyle Miller had wins at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles on Friday
Kyle Miller had wins at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles on Friday

Feb. 17, 2012

DAVIS, Calif. - The UC Davis men's tennis team swept the doubles matches and dominated singles action en route to a convincing 6-1 win over Weber State on Friday at the Marya Welch Tennis Center.

The Aggies turned in their best performance of the season, earning the first win over a Division I opponent on the season. UC Davis improved to 3-4 on the year with a 2-1 mark at home while the Wildcats dropped to 1-3.

Hugo Verdi-Fortin and Kyle Miller led the Aggies in doubles play at the No. 1 spot with an 8-5 win over Weber State's team of Unger/Good. Josh Albert and Alec Haley cruised to win in the No. 2 position, downing the pair of Hintze/Garner, 8-1. Toki Sherbakov and Chris Aria closed out the doubles competition with an 8-5 defeat of Ramstromer Pello/Trabert.

Sherbakov showed some resolve at the No. 1 singles position, extending the match to three sets where he won over Simon Unger, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2. Aria also had a three-set victory in the No. 3 spot, defeating Scott Hintze, 6-3, 6-7, 1-0 (9).

Miller added a win in the No. 2 position, managing a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Oliver Good while George Horowitz downed Ben Rode, 6-4. 6-3. Verdi-Fortin rounded out the singles victories, cruising to a 6-2, 6-0 win at the No. 6 position against Anthony Trabert.

UC Davis will have a day off on Saturday before traveling across the Causeway for a match with rival Sacramento State on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m.

Weber State vs. UC Davis
Feb. 17, 2012 at Davis, Calif.
(Marya Welch Tennis Center)

UC Davis  6, Weber State  1

1.  Verdi-Fortin/Miller (UCD) defeated Unger/Good (WSU), 8-5
2.  Albert/Haley (UCD) defeated Hintze/Garner (WSU), 8-1
3.  Sherbakov/Aria (UCD) defeated Ramstromer Pello/Trabert (WSU), 8-5

1.  Sherbakov (UCD) defeated Unger (WSU), 6-1, 5-7, 6-2
2.  Miller (UCD) defeated Good (WSU), 6-4, 6-4
3.  Aria (UCD) defeated Hintze (WSU), 6-3, 6-7, 1-0 (9)
4.  Ramstromer Pello (WSU) defeated Albert (UCD), 6-3, 6-2
5.  Horowitz (UCD) defeated Rode (WSU), 6-4, 6-3
6.  Verdi-Fortin (UCD) defeated Trabert (WSU), 6-2, 6-0