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Lions Get 4-2 Win Over Gonzaga

April 22, 2007

SAN DIEGO - Loyola Marymount men's tennis closed out the West Coast Conference Championship and the 2007 season with a 4-2 win over Gonzaga Sunday morning. The seventh-seeded Lions finish true to their seed after topping the eight-seeded Bulldogs at the University of San Diego.

The Lions faced Gonzaga this morning after falling to No.2 Santa Clara and No. 6 San Francisco Saturday in first and second round action.

LMU took a 1-0 lead Sunday morning after winning at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles.

Senior Nico Terrien put the Lions up 2-0 by posting a straight-sets victory at No. 1 singles. Terrien finished his LMU career with 76 singles victories, which ranks second all-time in program history.

Sam Tadevosian made it 3-0 LMU with a sin at No. 2.

But the Zags hung on, posting wins at No. 4 and No. 6 singles to pull within one at 3-2.

Jacek Twarowski sealed the 4-2 LMU victory with a three-set win at No. 3.

-GO LIONS-

No. 7 Loyola Marymount 4, No. 8 Gonzaga 2
Doubles:
#1 Radetzky/Womack (GON) vs. Tadevosian/Twarowski (LMU) Did Not Finish
#2 Perez/Phillips (LMU) def. Cooper/Dojcak (GON) 8-6
#3 Maggi/Terrien (LMU) def. Adams/Pineda (GON) 8-4
Order of Finish: 3, 2

Singles:
#1 Nico Terrien (LMU) def. Bryce Cooper (GON) 6-4, 6-2
#2 Sam Tadevosian (LMU) def. Roman Dojcak (GON) 6-0, 7-6 (7-4)
#3 Jacek Twarowski (LMU) def. Brett Womack (GON) 6-3, 6-7, 6-3
#4 Marco Pineda (GON) def. Matt Phillips (LMU) 5-7, 6-4, 6-3
#5 Nikola Petrov (LMU) vs. Zack Radetzky (GON) Did Not Finish
#6 Charles Adams (GON) def. Nick Von Der Ahe (LMU) 6-2, 6-1
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 4, 6, 3