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Over the weekend, San Diego's men's tennis team picked up wins over Princeton and Minnesota, while the Santa Clara Broncos earned a 6-1 win over Air Force


 

 
 
lt;bgt;Pictured:lt;/bgt;lt;igt; Santa Clara's Erich Chen won his 1 doubles match with Gernot Fischer 8-3, while also taking his 3 singles match over Air Force 6-4, 6-4.lt;/igt;lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; lt;bgt;Montana 6, Gonzaga 1lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; The University of Montana men's tennis team swept the doubles point and won five-of-six singles matches on their way to a 6-1 win over the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday at the Lindsay Tennis Center in Missoula, Mont. WIth the loss, the Bulldogs drop to 4-13 on the season. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; Sophomore Bryce Cooper won the only point for Gonzaga at the No. 1 with a 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 victory over Jan Steenekamp. Montana then captured wins in the remaining singles matches. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; Doubles play was also swept by the Griz as all three Bulldog doubles teams were defeated. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; lt;bgt;Nevada 6, Gonzaga 1lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; Freshman Brett Womack earned the only point for the Gonzaga University men's tennis team as the Bulldogs were defeated by University of Nevada for the second time this season. With the loss, Gonzaga drops to 4-14 on the season. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; Nevada swept the Bulldogs in doubles play for the early lead. Adam Jooste and Daniel Ericsson teamed up for the Wolfpack to defeat Bryce Cooper and Dru Ernst (8-), while Rudolf Leuschner and Brandon Sieh defeated Womack and Reid Arthur (8-). Nevada's Max Volger and Kensuke Watabe finished the sweep with a victory over Robert Penney and Jesse Goldsmith (8-3). lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; Singles play also favored the Wolfpack as they won five-of-six singles matches. Womack claimed the only Bulldog victory over Milos Popovic (-7, 6-, 10-6) for the lone Gonzaga point. Nevada's Jooste defeated Cooper (7-6, 6-3), Leuschner defeated Ernst (6-4, 6-4), Ericsson defeated Penney (6-, 7-6), Sieh defeated Goldsmith (6-0, 6-1) and Rafal Stupka defeated Jeff Hedrick (6-1, 6-1) in the remaining matches of singles play. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; lt;bgt;South Florida 7, San Francisco 0lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; TAMPA, FL-The USF Men's Tennis team suffered a 7-0 defeat at the hands of the South Florida Bulls Sunday afternoon in Tampa. The loss drops the Dons record to 6-9. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; lt;bgt;Santa Clara 6, Air Force 1lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; The Santa Clara University men's tennis team won its second straight contest, a 6-1 victory over the U.S. Air Force this afternoon at the Degheri Tennis Center. The Broncos' record improves to 7-8 overall, while the Falcons fall to 9-6. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; The Broncos swept doubles to earn the afternoon's first point. Junior Francisco Zepponi earned his 10th victory of the season with his three-set win on court four, while teammate Taylor Bedilion clinched the team victory with his 6-4, 6-0 win over USAF's Trevor Johnson. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; The Falcons avoided the shut out with 64th-ranked Shannon Buck's 7-, 6- victory over No. 81 Gernot Fischer. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; The Broncos will continue Spring Break on the road against three nationally-ranked opponents, with a Tuesday contest at No. 7 UC Santa Barbara, a Thursday battle at 6th-ranked Arizona State and a Saturday match at No. 61 San Diego State. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; lt;bgt;USC 4, Pepperdine 3lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; In an epic battle filled with high drama, USC junior Drew Haskins outlasted Pepperdine freshman Richard Johnson to win the decisive No. singles match and lift the No. 4 Trojans to a 4-3 victory over the 0th-ranked Waves Friday afternoon at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; Johnson nearly pulled off a dramatic victory as he rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the second set before falling 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. The Pepperdine freshman was down 4- in the third set before tying it 4-4. However, Johnson double-faulted to make the score -4 and Haskins served out for the match. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; The win improved USC to 11- on the season, while Pepperdine dropped to 11-6. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; USC won the doubles point as it posted victories at No. 1 and No. 3, while sophomore Scott Doerner and senior Alexandre Herrera registered an 8-3 win over Johan Berg and Adriano Biasella at No. doubles. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; The doubles point came down to the No. 1 match where Daniel Langre and Haskins defeated senior Calle Hansen and sophomore Pedro Rico, 8-4. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; Pepperdine captured singles matches at No. 1, No. and No. 6, while the Trojans claimed victories at No. 3, No. 4 and No. . lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; Hansen defeated former Pepperdine teammate Berg, 6-1, 7-6 (7-), while Rico posted a 6-4, 6- win over Biasella and junior Alexis Rafidison defeater Parker Collins, 6-1, 7-. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; lt;bgt;San Diego 6, Princeton 1lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; lt;Pgt;13; (San Diego, CA) -- The 37th-ranked USD men's tennis team improved to 8- on the season with this afternoon's 6-1 victory over visiting Princeton in the San Diego College Tennis Challenge. USD swept all three doubles matches, then won five of six singles contests. Robbie Blair played at No. 1 singles and earned a 6-3, 6-4 win over Darius Craton to lead the way for USD. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; lt;bgt;San Diego , Minnesota 1lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; The USD men's tennis team completed their week of hosting the USD College Tennis Challenge with a -1 win over No. 36 Minnesota this afternoon. The Toreros went 3-1 for the week to improve to 9- on the season. USD earned wins at No. 1 and No. doubles to earn the doubles point, then won four straight singles matches between No. 3 and No. 6. Senior Jason Pongsrikul and junior Nic Beuque teamed up to win at No. 1 doubles, then they both won their respective singles matches at No. 3 and No. 4. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;