Mustangs Earn Four Singles Wins In 5-2 Victory Over Aggies

Jordan Combs needed three sets in his victory at No.3 singles on Sunday. (Wayne Tilcock/The Davis Enterprise)
 
Jordan Combs needed three sets in his victory at No.3 singles on Sunday. (Wayne Tilcock/The Davis Enterprise)
 

April 3, 2005

DAVIS, Calif. - Cal Poly swept the opening three doubles matches the took four singles to clinch the win at the Mustangs defeated UC Davis 5-2 in a men's tennis match Sunday afternoon at the Marya Welch Tennis Center.

With the loss the Aggies fall to 3-11 on the season.

Cal Poly captured all three doubles matches for the opening point. Brett Van Linge and John Nguyen earned an 8-6 win over Justin Garcia and Michael Chin at No.1 while Travis Crawford and David Jones defeated Jordan Combs and Casey McMakin 8-2 at No.2. At No.3 doubles, the Mustang pair of Matt Baca and Fred DeWitte needed a tiebreaker to defeat Henri Landes and Daniel Elefant, 9-8.

In singles play the Aggie earned two victories when Combs defeated DeWitte, 6-7, 7-5, (10-6), playing a super tiebreaker for the third set since the team victory was already clinched. At No.5 Bastian Bartels continued to play well with a 6-4, 5-7, (10-7) over Jones.

The Mustangs earned victories at No.1 when Nguyen defeated Jayce Fitch, 6-1, 6-2, and at No.2 when Baca posted a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Chin. At No.4 Van Linge needed a super tiebreaker to defeat Elefant, 4-6, 7-6, (10-6) while Crawford won two close sets in a 6-3, 7-5 win over McMakin.

The Aggies are next in action on Saturday when they face the University of San Francisco in Golden Gate Park.

UC DAVIS MEN'S TENNIS
Cal Poly 5 def. UC Davis 2
April 3, 2005
Davis, Calif.

SINGLES
No.1 John Nguyen (CP) def. Jayce Fitch (CUD) 6-1, 6-2
No.2 Matt Baca (CP) def. Michael Chin (UCD) 6-2, 6-1
No.3 Jordan Combs (UCD) def. Fred DeWitte (CP) 6-7, 7-5, (10-6)
No.4 Brett Van Linge (CP) def. Daniel Elefant (UCD) 4-6, 7-6 (10-6)
No.5 Bastian Bartels (UCD) def. David Jones (CP) 6-4, 5-7, (10-7)
No.6 Travis Crawford (CP) def. Casey McMakin (UCD) 6-3, 7-5

DOUBLES
No.1 Van Linge/Nguyen (CP) def. Chin/ Justin Garcia (UCD) 8-6
No.2 Crawford/Jones (CP) def. Combs/McMakin (UCD) 8-2
No.3 Baca/DeWitte (CP) def. Henri Landes /Elefant (UCD) 9-8