Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Outlasts UC Davis

Nick Lopez (pictured) won at No. 1 doubles with Hunter Lee. (Photo by Mark Honbo)
Nick Lopez (pictured) won at No. 1 doubles with Hunter Lee. (Photo by Mark Honbo)

April 5, 2009

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The UC Davis men's tennis team was defeated by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 5-4, Sunday in a non-conference match at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center. The Aggies grabbed three points with a sweep in doubles before the Stags countered with five wins in singles.

Josh Albert and Nic Amaroli were the first to finish in doubles as the UC Davis duo defeated Thomas Keiffer and Eric MacColl, 8-4. Tyler Lee and Michael Reiser followed with a 9-7 win at No. 2 over Robbie Erani and Ronald Wu. Hunter Lee and Nic Lopez capped off doubles at No. 1 when they defeated Guillaume Schils and Lawrence Wang, 9-8 (5).

UC Davis (3-13) would take its 3-0 lead into singles and add to it when Tyler Lee defeated MacColl, 6-2, 6-3, at No. 4. At that point, the Aggies had a 4-0 lead. CMS (20-4) would come back and win the remaining five singles matches with four of the victories coming in three sets.

UC Davis is next in action Friday when it hosts Sacramento State at 2 p.m.

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 5, UC Davis 4
April 5, 2009
Claremont, Calif. (Biszantz Family Tennis Center)

1. Lawrence Wang (CMS) d. Nick Lopez (UCD), 7-5, 6-4.
2. Robbie Erani (CMS) d. Michael Reiser (UCD), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.
3. Mikey Lim (CMS) d. Hunter Lee (UCD), 6-3, 1-6, 6-1.
4. Tyler Lee (UCD) d. Eric MacColl (CMS), 6-2, 6-3.
5. Russell Brockett (CMS) d. Nic Amaroli (UCD), 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.
6. Ronald Wu (CMS) d. Kevin Liang (UCD), 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.

1. H. Lee/Lopez (UCD) d. Guillaume Schils/Wang (CMS). 9-8 (5).
2. T. Lee/Reiser (UCD) d. Erani/Wu (CMS). 9-7.
3. Josh Albert /Amaroli (UCD) d. Thomas Keiffer/MacColl (CMS), 8-4.