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Dons' Netters Topple Ranked Hawaii Squad, 4-3 at the Olympic Club

Feb. 15, 2007

The USF men's tennis team swept the doubles and split the six singles matches in toppling a ranked Hawaii squad Thursday afternoon at the Olympic Club.

With the win, USF improved to 3-1 on the season.

After sweeping the three doubles matches, the Dons were able to get wins at number three by Thong Tu (6-4, 6-3) over Derrick Lajola, at number four by Asaf Cohen (6-2, 4-6, 6-3) over Chad Faulk and at number six by Einar Hart (6-2, 6-2) to wrap up the victory. Number one player Matt Berry lost his first match of the season to Sascha Heinemann in three sets.

USF next hosts UC Davis at 1:00 Friday at Golden Gate Park.

Men's Tennisat the Olympic Club, San Francisco

Doubles

Nachbauer/Hart (USF) d. Weber/Heinemann (UH) 9-8 (4)Cohen/Berry (USF) d. Lajola/Faulk (UH) 8-2Tu/Del Rosario (USF) d. Fitch/Hunter (UH) 8-4

Singles

Sascha Heinemann (UH) d. Matt Berry (UH) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4Andreas Weber (UH) d. Rainier Nachbauer (USF) 6-4, 6-3Thong Tu (USF) d. Derrick Lajola (UH) 6-2, 6-1Asaf Cohen (USF) d. Chad Faulk (UH) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3Jeffrey Fitch (UH) d. Mitch Del Rosario (USF) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3Einar Hart (USF) d. Brent Hunter (UH) 6-2, 6-2

USF 3-1 on season