Aggies shut out Hornets to finish third

March 12, 2017

DAVIS, Calif. -- The UC Davis men's tennis team wrapped up the weekend with a third-place finish at the second annual Golden State Invitational, shutting out Causeway rival Sacramento State by a 7-0 score on Sunday morning at the Marya Welch Tennis Center in Davis, Calif.

Rebounding from a 4-3 loss to Portland in the semifinals on Saturday, the Aggies improved to 9-5 overall on the season while posting their first shutout of the season. The Hornets fell to 7-8 overall on the year, finishing fourth in the tournament.

UC Davis swept through doubles with wins by the score of 6-3 at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions, while the duo of David Goulak and Tommy Lam edged past Sacramento State's Mikus Losbergs and Kasparas Zemaitelis, 7-6.

The Aggies then made quick work of the Hornets in singles, winning five of the six in straight sets, with Adamson posting a, 6-4, 2-6, 11-9, win over Losbergs at the No. 1 spot. Goulak dropped only three games in his, 6-3, 6-0, win over Donald Hall at No. 6, as did junior Everett Maltby in his, 6-1, 6-2, win over Louis Chabut at No. 4.

Senior James Wade eased past Dom Miller at No. 2 by the scores of, 6-2, 6-3, senior Bryce McKelvie downed Zemaitelis, 6-3, 6-2, and senior Eli Whittle made his way past Christopher Clayton at No. 5 by the scores of, 6-3, 6-1.

UC Davis returns to the court on Saturday (March 18) at Noon, when they host Yale at the Marya Welch Tennis Center prior to breaking for final exams.

Sacramento State (7-8) at UC Davis (9-5)
March 12, 2017 at Davis, Calif. (Marya Welch Tennis Center)

UC Davis 7, Sacramento State 0

1. David Goulak / Tommy Lam (UCD) def. Mikus Losbergs / Kasparas Zemaitelis (SAC), 7-6
2. Bryce McKelvie / James Wade (UCD) def. Christopher Clayton / Hermont Legaspi (SAC), 6-3
3. Alec Adamson / Max Pham (UCD) def. Dom Miller / Donald Hall (SAC), 6-3

1. Alec Adamson (UCD) def. Mikus Losbergs (SAC), 6-4, 2-6, 11-9
2. James Wade (UCD) def. Dom Miller (SAC), 6-2, 6-3
3. Bryce McKelvie (UCD) def. Kasparas Zemaitelis (SAC), 6-3, 6-2
4. Everett Maltby (UCD) def. Louis Chabut (SAC), 6-1, 6-2
5. Eli Whittle (UCD) def. Christopher Clayton (SAC), 6-3, 6-1
6. David Goulak (UCD) def. Donald Hall, 6-3, 6-0