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Bulldogs Down Bobcats 4-2

March 4, 2007

BOZEMAN, Mont. - -

The Gonzaga University men's tennis team earned it's third victory in the past two days Sunday with a 4-2 victory over defending Big Sky Conference champion Montana State University - Bozeman.

With the win, the Zags improve to 4-6 overall for the season.

Gonzaga jumped out to an early start by earning the doubles point. At the No. 2 position, the Bulldog duo of Marco Antonio Pineda and Charles Adams fought back from a 6-3 deficit to defeat the MSU duo of Zachary Buenger and Kyle McDonald 9-7. Bryce Cooper and Roman Dojcak earned a victory at the No. 3 position with an 8-3 win over David Kovas and Igor Vuckovic. The Bobcats earned a victory at the No. 1 position when Jakob Dybala and Anton Leonenko defeated Gonzaga's Zack Radetzky and Brett Womack 9-7.

Singles play was highlighted by a victory in the No. 4 position by Pineda. Pineda came back from being a set down to defeat Buenger by winning the second and third sets (3-6, 6-2, 6-4). Cooper Fratt earned a singles point at No. 5 for Gonzaga with a straight set victory over Kovas, who was unable to win a point (6-0, 6-0). Radetzky rounded out singles wins for the Zags by defeating Myles Perkins in straight sets (6-2, 6-0). Cooper playing at No. 1, Dojcak playing at No. 2 and Womack playing at No. 3 all suffered losses for Gonzaga to round out singles play. The Zags will hit the courts again March 9 when they travel to Seattle to take on the University of Washington.

Gonzaga 4, MSU - Bozeman 2

Doubles:

Radetzky/Womack lost to Dybala/Leonenko 9-7

Pineda/Adams won to Buenger/McDonald 9-7

B. Cooper/Dojcak won to Kovas/Vuckovic 8-3

Singles:

B. Cooper lost to Jakub Dybala 6-0, 6-0

R. Dojcak lost to Kyle McDonald 7-5, 6-4

B. Womack lost to Anton Leonenko 6-4, 7-5

M. Pineda Won to Zach Buenger 3-6, 6-2, 6-4

C. Fratt won to David Kovas 6-0, 6-0

Z. Radetzky won to Myles Perkins 6-2, 6-0