OGDEN - Weber State men's tennis honored Scott Hintze and Shao-Po Yin, the two seniors on this years squad, today in the final home match of the season. WSU took on Portland State and came out with a 5-2 victory.
"Senior day is always bitter sweet for me," said Director of Tennis Brad Ferreira. "I'm so proud of how much Shao-Po and Scott have come in this program. They've been huge assets to our tennis family."
Weber State started the match off sweeping all three of the doubles matches. Hou-En Chen and Cezary Walkusz started everything off with a 6-2 win in the No. 3 spot defeating Ethan Lopez and Sam Larson.
The No. 1 doubles team, Stefan Cooper and Yin was next to finish with a 6-4 victory over Nathan Boniel and Tommy Edwards.
Kris van Wyk and Hintze defeated Scott Goldner and Yousef Abdo 6-4 in the No. 3 spot to make the sweep of the doubles point.
WSU started off singles with three straight wins giving them the overall match victory early. van Wyk started things off with a win in the No. 3 spot defeating Goldner 6-1, 6-3.
Chen defeated Lopez in the No. 4 with scores of 6-1, 6-3. With Chen's two victories against Portland State, he is currently on an 8-0 win streak with four consecutive wins in both singles and doubles play.
Following in suit, Michiel Van Schoor defeated Abdo 6-3, 6-2 in the No. 5 spot. Van Schoor's win claimed the overall match victory for WSU but the rest of the matches played out.
Yin and Cooper dropped their matches in the No. 1 and No. 2 spots but Hintze finished things out on a high note with a 6-3, 6-2 victory in the No. 6 spot over Larson.
Weber State is now 7-8 overall on the season and 4-3 in Big Sky Conference play. The Wildcats finsih out the season with five straight road matches. First up, Utah State this Friday at 11:00 a.m.
Weber State 5, Portland State 2
1. BONIEL, Nathan (PSU) def. YIN, Shao-Po (Jack) (WSU) 6-2, 6-3
2. EDWARDS, Tommy (PSU) def. COOPER, Stefan (WSU) 6-4, 0-6, 7-5
3. VAN WYK, Kris (WSU) def. GOLDNER, Scott (PSU) 6-1, 6-3
4. CHEN, Hou-En (Eddie) (WSU) def. LOPEZ, Ethan (PSU) 6-1, 6-3
5. VAN SCHOOR, Michiel (WSU) def. ABDO, Yousef (PSU) 6-3, 6-2
6. HINTZE, Scott (WSU) def. LARSON, Sam (PSU) 6-3, 6-2
1. COOPER, Stefan/YIN, Shao-Po (Jack) (WSU) def. BONIEL, Nathan/EDWARDS, Tommy (PSU) 6-4
2. VAN WYK, Kris/HINTZE, Scott (WSU) def. GOLDNER, Scott/ABDO, Yousef (PSU) 6-4
3. WALKUSZ, Cezary/CHEN, Hou-En (Eddie) (WSU) def. LOPEZ, Ethan/LARSON, Sam (PSU) 6-2
Order of Finish
Doubles (3, 1, 2) Singles (3, 4, 5, 1, 2, 6)