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Lions Rebound With 6-1 Win

March 25, 2006

Logan, Utah - In the midst of a three-match road swing in Utah, Loyola Marymount men's tennis topped Utah State 6-1 Saturday in Logan, Utah. The Lions, entered the road swing winning seven of their last eight matches, now stand at 9-8 on the season.

LMU opened the day by splitting at the top two doubles spots, with Carlos Malet and Matt Phillips earning the win at No. 2. At the third spot, Mike Chan and Nico Terrien came back from a 6-2 deficit to win the doubles point for the Lions, eventually winning 8-6.

In singles play, Terrien recovered well from Friday's loss at 58th-ranked Utah to win 7-5, 6-3 against Johannes Zelle. Terrien had been down 5-2 in the first set and battled back for the straight set win.

Mike Wojnarowicz also had a strong outing, defeating Utah State's Joao Pinho 6-2, 6-4 at the No. 2 spot.

The Lions close their Utah road swing with Weber State Sunday at 11:00 a.m. The match has been moved indoors at the Ogden Athletic Club due to forecasted snow.

-GO LIONS- LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 6, UTAH STATE 1 Doubles
#1 - Zelle/Pinho (USU) def. Wojnarowicz/Cicenas (LMU) 8-2
#2 - Malet/Phillips (LMU) def. Tyden/Young 8-1
#3 - Terrien/Chan (LMU) def. Marchant/Banks 8-6
Singles
#1 - Nico Terrien (LMU) def. Zelle 7-5, 6-3
#2 - Mike Wojnarowicz (LMU) def. Pinho 6-2, 6-4
#3 - Reyniere Roxas (LMU) def. Young 3-6, 6-3, 6-7
#4 - Marchant (USU) def. Linas Cicenas (LMU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
#5 - Matt Phillips (LMU) def. Netto 6-4, 6-0
#6 - Carlos Malet (LMU) def. Tyden 1-6, 6-2, 6-10