April 13, 2007
SPOKANE, Wash - - Senior Bryce Cooper of the Gonzaga University men's tennis team posted a three-set victory Friday to lift the Bulldogs over the University of Idaho 4-3 at the tennis courts on the Gonzaga campus in Spokane, Wash.
With the victory, the Zags improve to 10-12 for the season, while the Vandals drop to a 12-9 overall record.
With the match tied 3-3, Cooper battled Idaho's Stanislav Glukhov to three sets to earn the victory for Gonzaga. Glukhov jumped out to an early lead after winning the first set 6-7, but Cooper fought back to win the next two sets 6-2, 7-5 to gain the victory at the No. 1 position.
Roman Dojcak, Marco Antonio Pineda and Zack Radetzky added to the Bulldogs' point total by winning their respective singles matches. Dojcak earned a victory at the No. 2 spot, downing Idaho's John Heib in straight sets (6-4, 6-4). Pineda improved to 14-8 for the season with a straight-set victory over Daniel Plesha at No. 4 (7-6, 6-1). Playing at No. 6, Radetzky earned a two-set victory over Joel Trudel (7-5, 6-2).
The Vandals earned the doubles point taking victories at the No. 2 and No. 3 spots. Gonzaga's Radetzky and Womack improved to 14-5 in doubles play with an 8-6 victory over Glukhov and Plesha at the No. 1 spot.
The Bulldogs will return to the courts twice more this weekend. Saturday, the Zags will host Whitworth College at 2 p.m., while Sunday Gonzaga will welcome Lewis-Clark State College to Spokane at 11 a.m. Both matches will be played at the tennis courts just northwest of the Martin Centre on the Bulldogs' campus.
April 13, 2007
Zack Radetzky/Brett Womack (GU) def. Glukov/Plesha (UI) - 8-6
Heib/Huynh (UI) def. Bryce Cooper/Roman Dojcak (GU) - 8-5
Trudel/Miranda (UI) def. Marco Antonio Pineda/Charles Adams (GU) - 8-5
Bryce Cooper (GU) def. Glukhov (UI) - 6-7, 6-2, 7-5
Roman Dojcak (GU) def. Heib (UI) - 6-4, 6-4
Huynh (UI) def. Womack (GU) - 6-1, 7-5
Marco Antonio Pienda (GU) def. Plesha (UI) - 7-6, 6-1
Miranda (UI) def. Cooper Fratt (GU) - 6-2, 7-5
Zack Radetzky (GU) def. Trudel (UI) - 7-5, 6-2