Feb. 28, 2004
DAVIS, Calif. - The University of Nevada swept all three doubles matches then captured two three-set match as it defeated UC Davis 6-3 in a non-conference men's tennis match Saturday afternoon at Hickey Courts.
With the loss the Aggies fall to 5-5 on the season.
Nevada came out strong to open the match, taking all three doubles points. Adam Jooste and Dani Ericsson came away with an 8-5 win over Ross Barasch and Kyle Trinosky at the top spot while Rudi Leuschner and Brandon Sieh hung on for the 9-7 win over Bastian Bartels and Michael Chin at No.2. Nevada made it a sweep as Milos Popovic and Max Volger won an 8-6 decision over Casey and Kyle McMakin.
In singles action, the teams split the six matches. UC Davis captured wins at No.'s 3, 5 and 6. Robert Wong came away with a 6-7, 6-4, (11-9) win at No.3 while Barasch dropped the first set before rallying for the 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Sieh at No.5. Casey McMakin earned the Aggies only straight-set win with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Rafal Stupka.
The Wolf Pack earned wins at the top two spots as Jooste defeated Jayce Fitch, 6-2, 6-1 at No.1 and Leuschner defeated Chin 6-0, 6-7, 6-1 at No.2. Nevada's final win came at No.4 as Ericsson needed three sets to defeat Bartels, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3.
UC Davis will next be in action on Sunday when it visits Sacramento State. Matchtime is set for 3 p.m.
UC DAVIS MEN'S TENNIS
Nevada 6 def. UC Davis 3
February 28, 2004
at Hickey Courts
No.1 Adam Jooste (UN) def. Jayce Fitch (UCD) 6-2, 6-1
No.2 Rudi Leuschner (UN) def. Michael Chin (UCD) 6-0, 6-7, 6-1
No.3 Robert Wong (UCD) def. MilosPopovic (UN) 6-7, 6-4, (11-9)
No.4 Dani Ericsson (UN) def. Bastian Bartels (UCD) 6-3, 2-6, 6-3
No.5 Ross Barasch (UCD) def. Brandon Sieh (UN) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
No.6 Casey McMakin (UCD) def. Rafal Stupka (UN) 7-5, 6-2
No.1 Jooste/Ericsson (UN) def. Barasch/Kyle Trinosky (UCD) 8-5
No.2 Leuschner/Sieh (UN) def. Bartels/Chin (UCD) 9-7
No.3 Popovic/Max Volger (UN) def. McMakin/Kyle McMakin (UCD) 8-6
Men's Tennis defeated by Cal Poly
UC Davis falls to UC Santa Barbara
Men's Tennis edged by Sacramento State
Aggies prepare for three road matches
Men's Tennis edged by Brown
UC Davis welcomes Brown to campus
Aggies fall to Hawai'i in conference match
Aggies head to Hawai'i
for conference matchup