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Huskies Drop Zags 7-0

March 9, 2007

SEATLLE, Wash. - -

The Gonzaga University men's tennis team was unable to overcome an early deficit Friday, falling 7-0 to No. 19 University of Washington in Seattle.

With the loss, Gonzaga falls to 5-7, while Washington improves to 10-3 overall.

Gonzaga dropped the doubles point to open play, falling in the No. 1 and 2 positions. At the No. 3 spot, Bryce Cooper and Roman Dojcak combined to defeat the Huskies' Holden Ching and Derek Drabble 8-5. Zack Radetzky and Brett Womackk fell to Alex Slovic and Daniel Chu, 8-3, at the No. 2 position, while Charles Adams and Marco Antonio Pineda feel to Andrew Gerst and Andy Kuharszky 8-2 in the No. 1 spot.

The Zags were unable to overcome the early 1-0 UW lead, dropping all six singles matches. Cooper fell in the No. 1 position to Alex Slovic (6-0, 6-1), while Dojcak dropped the No. 2 match to Kuharszky (6-1, 6-1). Womack fell in straight sets at No. 3 to Patrick Fisher (6-0, 6-0), while Pineda held Drabble close at No. 4, but was unable to win a set (6-3, 6-4). Cooper Fratt fell in the No. 5 spot to Michael Ricks (6-0, 6-2), while Radetzky rounded out singles play with a loss at No. 6 to Gerst (6-2, 6-2).

Gonzaga (5-7) at #19 Washington (10-3)

UW 7, Gonzaga 0

 

Doubles

1. Slovic/Daniel Chu (UW) def. Radetzky/Womack (GU), 8-3

2. Gerst/Kuharszky (UW) def. Charles Adams/Pineda (GU), 8-2

3. Cooper/Dojcak (GU) def. Holden Ching/Drabble (UW), 8-5

 

Singles

1. Alex Slovic (UW) def. Bryce Cooper (GU), 6-0, 6-1

2. Andy Kuharszky (UW) def. Roman Dojcak (GU), 6-1, 6-1

3. Patrik Fischer (UW)  def. Brett Womack (GU), 6-0, 6-0

4. Derek Drabble (UW) def. Marco Antonio Pineda (GU), 6-3, 6-4

5. Michael Ricks (UW) def. Cooper Fratt (GU), 6-0, 6-2

6. Andy Gerst (UW) def. Zack Radetzky (GU), 6-2, 6-2

 

Order of Finish:

Doubles: 2, 1, 3

Singles: 1, 3, 5, 2, 6, 4