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Bulldogs Fall to No. 75 UC Irvine 7-0

March 12, 2007

Irvine, Calif. -

The Gonzaga University men's tennis team was unable to pull off an upset against No. 75 UC Irvine Monday falling 7-0 in Irvine, Calif.

With the loss, Gonzaga slips to 6-8 while the Anteaters improve to 5-8.

In doubles play, UC Irvine swept all three matches. In the No. 1 position Zack Radetzky and Brett Womack of Gonzaga fell to Aaron Yovan and Mustafa Ulukan 8-7. Bulldogs Charles Adams and Marco Antonio Pineda fell at the No. 2 position to Andrei Radulescu and Zac Tsai 8-4. Rounding out doubles play at No. 3, Bryce Cooper and Roman Dojcak fell to Victor Lamm and Alex Sundling 8-4.

Gonzaga was unable to recover in singles play, dropping matches at all six positions. At the No. 1 position Cooper fell to Yovan (6-2, 6-3), while Dojcak was defeated at No. 2 by Lamm (6-3, 6-3). Playing in the No. 3 position, Womack was defeated by Ulukan (6-3, 7-5) and Pineda fell at No. 4 to Shimpei Suzuki (7-6, 6-4). Rounding out singles play was Cooper Fratt falling at the No. 5 position to Tsai (6-2, 7-6) and Radetzky at the No. 6 spot, falling to Radulescu (6-2, 6-2).

The Bulldogs will hit the courts again Tuesday when they face UC Riverside at 2 p.m. in Riverside, Calif.

No. 75 UC Irvine 7, Gonzaga 0No. 1Aaron Yovan (UCI) def. Bryce Cooper (GU) - 6-2, 6-3No. 2Victor Lamm (UCI) def. Roman Dojcak (GU) - 6-3, 6-3No. 3Mustafa Ulukan (UCI) def. Brett Womack (GU) - 6-3, 7-5No. 4Shimpei Suzuki (UCI) def. Marco Antonio Pineda (GU) - 7-6, 6-4No. 5 Zac Tsai (UCI) def. Cooper Fratt (GU) - 6-2, 7-6No. 6 Andrei Radulescu (UCI) def. Zack Radetzky (GU)- 6-2, 6-2
No. 1Yovan/Mustafa Ulukan (UCI) def. Radetzky/Womack (GU)8-7No. 2Radulescu/Tsai (UCI) def. Charles Adams/Pineda (GU)8-4No. 3 Lamm/Alex Sundling (UCI) def. Cooper/Dojcak (GU)8-4