Weber State falls in close match to EWU
Courtesy: Weber State  
Release: Thursday 03/18/2017

OGDEN - Weber State men's tennis team fell to Eastern Washington 4-3 Friday afternoon. 

"It was a very disappointing loss today," Director of Tennis Brad Ferreira said. "We did not play very well in doubles and that put us in the hole. Eastern Washington is a very solid team and you cannot give them an opening like we did."

In the doubles competition WSU started off with a win. Shao-Po Yin and Stefan Cooper defeated Robert Dula and Victor Pereira 6-3. 

EWU then picked up wins in the No. 2 and No. 3 spots giving the Eagles the doubles point advantage which later pushed them to the overall victory. 

In singles competition, Cooper continued his hot streak by taking down Pereira 6-0, 6-2 in the No. 2 spot. Kris van Wyk followed with a win in the No. 3 spot defeating Flavien Raveau 6-1, 6-4. Eastern Washington then picked up wins in the No. 4, No. 1, and No. 6 spots. That gave EWU the overall victory. 

In the No. 5 spot, Michiel Van Schoor defeated Ricardo Almeida 7-5, 6-7 (10-6). 

Weber State is now 5-5 overall on the season and sit at 1-0 in Big Sky Conference play. Weber State is set to host Idaho Saturday, March 18 at 1:00.

Eastern Washington 4, Weber State 3
Singles competition
1. DULA, Robert (EWU) def. YIN, Shao-Po (Jack) (WSU) 6-2, 6-3
2. COOPER, Stefan (WSU) def. PEREIRA, Victor (EWU) 6-0, 6-2
3. VAN WYK, Kris (WSU) def. RAVEAU, Flavien (EWU) 6-1, 6-4
4. PAZ, Scott (EWU) def. CHEN, Hou-En (Eddie) (WSU) 6-2, 6-3
5. VAN SCHOOR, Michiel (WSU) def. ALMEIDA, Ricardo (EWU) 7-5, 6-7, 10-6
6. BENDJELTI, Wacil (EWU) def. WALKUSZ, Cezary (WSU) 6-1, 7-5
Doubles competition
1. YIN, Shao-Po (Jack)/COOPER, Stefan (WSU) def. DULA, Robert/PEREIRA, Victor (EWU) 6-3
2. PAZ, Scott/RAVEAU, Flavien (EWU) def. VAN WYK, Kris/VAN SCHOOR, Michiel (WSU) 6-4
3. ALMEIDA, Ricardo/BENDJELTI, Wacil (EWU) def. CHEN, Hou-En (Eddie)/WALKUSZ, Cezary (WSU) 6-3
Match Notes:
Order of Finish:
Doubles (1, 3, 2) Singles (2, 3, 4, 1, 6, 5)

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