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The Pepperdine men's tennis team defeated Dartmouth Wednesday, 6-1, at Ralph-Straus Tennis Center to improve to 1-6 overall on the season


 

 
 
lt;bgt;Pictured:lt;/bgt;lt;igt; Pepperdine's Pedro Rico won his singles match 6-3, 6-4, and also won at 1-doubles paired with Calle Hansen as the Waves defeated Dartmouth.lt;/igt;lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; lt;bgt;Pepperdine 6, Dartmouth 1lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; The Pepperdine men's tennis team defeated Dartmouth Wednesday, 6-1, at Ralph-Straus Tennis Center to improve to 1-6 overall on the season. The Waves recorded the doubles point and won five out of six singles matches. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; In doubles action, the No. 1 duo of Calle Hansen and Pedro Rico routed Neal Bobba and Drew Dinkmeyer, 8-6. The tandem of Kevin Borzenski and Alexis Rafidison upended John Bois and David Waslen, 8-3, to earn the point for Pepperdine. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; Pepperdine tallied points at the top of the line-up when No. 46 Calle Hansen and No. Pedro Rico won at Nos. 1-. Richard Johnson, Alexis Rafidison and Justin Montgomery all cruised to two-set victories at the Nos. 4-6 spots to bring home the win for the Waves. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; lt;bgt;Saint Mary's , UC Riverside lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; On Thursday, the Saint Mary's men's tennis team picked up its fifth straight victory by defeating the UC Riverside Highlanders - from the Timothy Korth Tennis Complex. The victory improves the Gaels record to 9-6, while UC Riverside falls to 1-11 on the season. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; UC Riverside opened the match by winning two of the three doubles matches to earn the doubles point. UCR's duo of Mark Contreras and Brent Davis posted an 8-4 win over Martin Marechal and Andre Sion at number one and a Jeremy Owens and Norman Tam were 8- winners over Vincent LeBorgne and J.J. Whitlinger at number two, capturing the first point of the match. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; In singles play, the Gaels were too strong for the Highlanders as SMC picked up five of the six singles matches. The five singles victories were all straight set wins for Saint Mary's. Impressive wins at singles came from No. 1 Andre Sion, who posted a 6-4, 6-0 win over Norman Tam, and No. player Martin Marechal was a 6-1, 6-0 winner over Brent Davis. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; Vincent LeBorgne, playing at No. 4, won 6-3, 6-, No. player Adam Fauvre posted a 6-, 6-1 win, and J.J. Whitlinger scored a 6-3, 6-1 victory at No. 6 singles. The only loss in singles play for SMC was by Rafael Lopez, who dropped his match at No. 3 to Mark Contreras 4-6, 6-4 (11-9). lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; lt;bgt;Oregon 6, Portland 1lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; The University of Portland men146;s tennis team fell to the 43rd- ranked University of Oregon Ducks, 6-1 on Tues., Mar. 3 at the Louisiana-Pacific Tennis Center. The Pilot men advance to -6 overall on the season.lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13; The Pilot146;s only victory today came at the No. singles position. Colby Jager defeated Arron Spencer, 1-6, 6-3, (11-9). lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;