Tritons Spoil Aggies Final Home Match With 6-3 Victory

Paul Dilloway (above) teamed with Greg Lee to win their 12th straight match at No.1 doubles Sunday against UC San Diego. (Wayne Tilcock/The Davis Enterprise)
 
Paul Dilloway (above) teamed with Greg Lee to win their 12th straight match at No.1 doubles Sunday against UC San Diego. (Wayne Tilcock/The Davis Enterprise)
 

April 20, 2003

DAVIS, Calif. - DAVIS, Calif. -- UC San Diego captured two of three doubles matches then went on to clinch the match with four singles victories as the Tritons defeated UC Davis, 6-3, in a mens tennis match Sunday afternoon at Hickey Courts.

With the loss the Aggies fall to 4-12 on the season and conclude the home portion of their 2003 schedule.

UC Davis took the first point of the match as seniors Greg Lee and Paul Dilloway ran their winning streak to 12 straight as they defeated Sameer Chopra and Bryan Swatt, the 17th-ranked team in the nation, 8-1. The Tritons would respond with victories at No.2 and No.3 doubles to take a 2-1 lead heading into singles play.

UC San Diego would clinch the match at the bottom of the lineup as it captured the No.3 through No.6 matches, all in straight sets. The Aggies won at the top two positions with Dilloway earned a 4-6, 7-5, (10-7) victory over Chopra at No.2 and Lee needing three sets to defeat Meyer, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.

The win for Lee was his team-leading 24th of the year against just five defeats. He also improved to 9-2 against NCAA Division II opponents. The tandem of Lee and Dilloway are 22-5 on the season.

The Aggies will next be in action on Tuesday when they conclude their regular season with a match at Sonoma State.

UC San Diego 6 def. UC Davis 3
April 20, 2003
at Hickey Courts

Singles
No.1 Greg Lee (UCD) def. Mike Meyer (UCSD) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
No.2 Paul Dilloway (UCD) def. Sameer Chopra (UCSD) 4-6, 7-5, (10-7)
No.3 Bryan Swatt (UCSD) def. Blake Roberts (UCD) 7-6, 6-2
No.4 Emil Novak (UCSD) def. Kyle Trinosky (UCD) 6-3, 6-0
No.5 Blake Wilson-Hayden (UCSD) def. Ross Barasch (UCD) 6-1, 7-6
No.6 Jeff Wilson (UCSD) def. Eric Holmes (UCD) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles
No.1 Lee/Dilloway (UCD) def. Chopra/Swatt (UCSD) 8-1
No.2 Wilson/Tom Novak (UCSD) def. Trinosky/Barasch (UCD) 8-4
No.3 Sean Nagel/Meyer (UCSD) def. Roberts/Holmes (UCD) 8-5