Aggies Take Doubles Point But Hornets Prevail, 5-2

Ross Barasch earned the only singles victory for UC Davis Sunday against Sacramento State.
 
Ross Barasch earned the only singles victory for UC Davis Sunday against Sacramento State.
 

Feb. 29, 2004

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Sacramento State men's tennis team rallied from an 0-1 deficit after doubles play to defeat UC Davis, 5-2, Sunday evening at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club.

With the loss the Aggies even their record at 5-5 while the Hornets improve to 3-3.

UC Davis opened the afternoon by taking two of the three doubles matches to win the point. Bastian Bartels and Michael Chin picked up an 8-4 win over Peter Farkas and Ramon Perez at No.2 while brothers Casey and Kyle McMakin clinched the doubles point with an 8-3 win over Warwick Foy and Will McAlister at No.3. At the No. 1 doubles, Nick Sheehan and Joakim Rydberg picked up the only doubles win for the Hornets as they defeated Kyle Trinosky and Ross Barasch, 8-1.

In singles play, Sheehan won his first match of the year, defeating Jayce Fitch, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3. At No.2, Rydberg won his second match of the day, defeating Chin, 6-0, 6-1. Hornet Matt Jones won a first-set tiebreaker before defeating Robert Wong at No.3 , 7-6, 6-2.

Junior Ross Barasch continued his impressive play this spring by posting the Aggies only singles win, a 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Ramon Perez at No.4. Farkas had little trouble in defeating Bartels, winning 6-1, 6-0, while Foy defeated Casey McMakin at No.6, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4, ending McMakin's team-best six-match winning streak.

UC Davis returns to action on Saturday when it faces Saint Mary's in Moraga. Matchtime is set for noon.

UC DAVIS MEN'S TENNIS
Sacramento State 5 def. UC Davis 2
February 29, 2004
at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club
Sacramento, Calif.

SINGLES:
No.1. Nick Sheehan (SAC) def. Jayce Fitch (UCD) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
No.2. Joakim Rydberg (SAC) def. Michael Chin (UCD) 6-0, 6-1
No.3. Matt Jones (SAC) def. Robert Wong (UCD) 7-5, 6-2
No.4. Ross Barasch (UCD) def. Ramon Perez (SAC) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
No.5. Peter Farkas (SAC) def. Bastian Bartels (UCD) 6-1, 6-0
No.6. Warwick Foy (SAC) def. Casey McMakin (UCD) 6-2, 5-7, 6-4

DOUBLES:
No.1. Sheehan/Rydberg (SAC) def. Kyle Trinosky/Barasch (UCD) 8-1
No.2. Bartels/Chin (UCD) def. Farkas/Perez (SAC) 8-4
No.3. McMakin/Kyle McMakin (UCD) def. Foy/McAlister (SAC) 8-3