March 15, 2006
Moraga, CA - The Saint Mary's men's tennis team suffered a 6-1 loss to No. 36 Minnesota on Wednesday afternoon at the Korth Tennis Complex. With the loss the Gaels fall to 4-6 on the season.
In singles action, Alp Ozpinar picked up the Gaels' lone point, beating Mickey Kanter 6-4, 5-7, 10-6.
Saint Mary's returns to action on March 22 when they travel to Fresno State.
Minnesota 6, Saint Mary's 1
Doubles1. Osirio/Wilkins def. Marechal/Tizot (SMC) 8-52. Debreyne/Chwark def. Christner/Platonov (SMC) 8-63. Geatz/Kanter def. Fauvre/Welty (SMC) 9-7Singles1. D.J. Geatz def. Martin Marechal (SMC) 6-4, 6-7 (8-6), 10-42. Andres Osirio def. Julien Tizot (SMC) 7-6 (7-0), 6-33. Adrien Debreyne def. Adam Fauvre (SMC) 6-2, 6-04. Raul Chwark def. Yury Platonov (SMC) 6-2, 6-15. Sion Wilkins def. Achim Christner (SMC) 6-3, 6-16. Alp Ozpinar (SMC) def. Mickey Kanter 6-4, 5-7, 10-6Record: Saint Mary's (4-6)