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No. 15 Pepperdine Defeats Hawaii, 7-0, Friday Evening

March 24, 2007

Honolulu, Hawaii - The 15th-ranked Pepperdine men's tennis team ran its winning steak five matches following a 7-0 victory over Hawaii Friday afternoon in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Waves improved their record to 12-6.

Pepperdine won all three doubles matches and swept through singles, with senior Richard Johnson having the easiest time, defeating Chad Faulk, 6-2, 6-2.

The Waves will close out play in Hawaii on Saturday when they battle No. 38 California.

No. 15 Pepperdine 7, Hawai'i, 0

Doubles
1. Weber/Heinemann tied Altmann/Johnson (PEP) 5-5
2. Begemann/Kamel (PEP) def. Lajola/Hunter, 8-6
3. Beidas/Lemke (PEP) def. Fitch/Faulk, 8-0

Singles
1. Andre Begemann (PEP) def. Andreas Weber, 6-1, 6-4
2. Bassam Beidas (PEP) def. Sascha Heinemann, 7-5, 6-0
3. James Lemke (PEP) def. Derrick Lajola, 6-0, 6-1
4. Richard Johnson (PEP) def. Chad Faulk, 6-2, 6-2
5. Omar Altmann (PEP) def. Jeff Fitch, 7-6, 6-4
6. Mahmoud Kamel (PEP) def. Brent Hunter, 6-3, 6-4