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Men's Tennis Beats Gonzaga on Second Day of Tourney

April 22, 2006

Moraga, CA - The No. 5 seed Saint Mary's men's tennis team blanked No. 8 Gonzaga 4-0 on Saturday afternoon on the second day of the West Coast Conference tennis championships held at the Korth Tennis Complex at Saint Mary's.

Saint Mary's began with singles play and swept the Bulldogs with straight set victories by Martin Marechal, Adam Fauvre, Yury Platonov and Achim Christner.

The Gaels did not have to finish singles play and didn't have to play doubles after the clinched the match.

Saint Mary's will face the Loyola Marymount/Portland winner at 11 a.m. on Sunday at the Korth Tennis Complex with a finish place finish on the line.

Saint Mary's 4, Gonzaga 0

 Singles competition 1. Martin Marechal (SMC) def. Reid Arthur (GON) 6-2, 6-32. Adam Fauvre (SMC) def. Brett Womack (GON) 7-6, 6-23. Yury Platonov (SMC) def. Cooper Fratt (GON) 6-0, 6-24. Achim Christner (SMC) def. Marco Pineda (GON) 6-1, 6-45. Charles Adams (GON) vs. Alp Ozpinar (SMC) no result6. Robert Penny (GON) vs. Tyler Jackson (SMC) no result