No. 12 Pepperdine to Much for No. 52 Mustangs
MALIBU, Calif. – The #12 Pepperdine men's tennis team advanced to tomorrow's championship match of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend with a 4-0 win over #52 Cal Poly this afternoon. The Mustangs will face either BYU or Vanderbilt in tomorrows consolation match.
Pepperdine improved to 2-0 on the season, while Cal Poly falls to 0-3.
In singles, Fanselow put the Waves up 2-0 after defeating Brian McPhee, 6-1, 6-1, and Llompart followed suit with a straight set win from the four spot.
On court three, Hovhannisyan defeated Marco Camuzzo, 6-3, 6-3 to clinch the dual-deciding fourth point.
Play was suspended on the remaining courts once the match had been decided with Cal Poly's Andre Dome up a set on the first court. In the other unfinished matches, Je Jager, on court five, was also up a set. On the sixth court, Bell won the first set, 6-3, and was in a tiebreaker in the second.
Tennis Match Results
Cal Poly vs Pepperdine
Jan 23, 2012 at Malibu, Calif.
(Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center)
#12 Pepperdine 4, #52 Cal Poly 0
1. #35 Finn Tearney (PEP) vs. #22 Andre Dome (CP) 3-6, 5-2, unfinished
2. #21 Sebastian Fanselow (PEP) def. Brian McPhee (CP) 6-1, 6-1
3. Mousheg Hovhannisyan (PEP) def. Marco Camuzzo (CP) 6-3, 6-3
4. Alex Llompart (PEP) def. Jordan Bridge (CP) 6-4, 6-4
5. David Sofaer (PEP) vs. Jurgen DeJager (CP) 6-7, 2-2, unfinished
6. Daniel Moss (PEP) vs. Sebastian Bell (CP) 3-6, 6-6, unfinished
1. Finn Tearney/Alex Llompart (PEP) def. Jordan Bridge/Brian McPhee (CP) 8-2
2. Sebastian Fanselow/Jenson Turner (PEP) vs. Andre Dome/Marco Camuzzo (CP) 5-4, unfinished
3. Hugh Clarke/Mousheg Hovhannisyan (PEP) def. Sebastian Bell/Jurgen DeJager (CP) 8-1
Cal Poly 0-3; National ranking #52
Pepperdine 2-0; National ranking #12
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3); Singles (2,4,3)