Weber State ends season with 4-3 win over Montana
Courtesy: Weber State  
Release: Friday 04/23/2017

Weber State men’s tennis team ended the 2017 season with a great 4-3 victory over the University of Montana Sunday afternoon.

The Wildcats had a slow jump in doubles play but still managed to come out with the doubles point. Stefan Cooper and Shao-Po Yin defeated Max Korkh and Peter Fleming-Mimnagh 7-5 in the No. 1 spot,

Cezary Walkusz and Hou-En Chen picked up a 7-5 win in the No. 3 spot giving WSU the crucial doubles point advantage going into singles play.

In singles competition the first Wildcat to pick up a victory in singles play was Yin. He defeated Fleming-Mimnagh in three sets in the No. 1 spot with 3-6, 6-2, 6-3.

Montana had already picked up wins in the No. 2 and No. 3 spots so things were all tied up at 2-2 with three singles matches still to finish.

Chen came through big with a 3-6, 7-6, 6-3 win in the No. 4 spot over Korkh giving WSU the 3-2 overall lead. Michiel Van Schoor finished things up for the Wildcats with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 win over Ignacio Tejerina in the No 5 spot giving Weber State the 4-3 win to end the season.

Weber State finished the season with a 8-12 overall record and 5-6 in Big Sky play.

Weber State 4, Montana 3

Singles competition

1. YIN, Shao-Po (Jack) (WSU) def. MIMNAGH-FLEMING, P. (UM) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3

2. SCHMIDL, Yannick (UM) def. COOPER, Stefan (WSU) 6-3, 6-0

3. CANELLOPOULOS, Alex (UM) def. VAN WYK, Kris (WSU) 7-6, 6-3

4. CHEN, Hou-En (Eddie) (WSU) def. KORKH, Max (UM) 3-6, 7-6, 6-3

5. VAN SCHOOR, Michiel (WSU) def. TEJERINA, Ignacio (UM) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2

6. SCHOENHERR, Jacob (UM) def. HINTZE, Scott (WSU) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles competition

1. COOPER, Stefan/YIN, Shao-Po (Jack) (WSU) def. MIMNAGH-FLEMING, P./KORKH, Max (UM) 7-5

2. CANELLOPOULOS, Alex/SCHMIDL, Yannick (UM) def. HINTZE, Scott/VAN WYK, Kris (WSU) 6-4

3. CHEN, Hou-En (Eddie)/WALKUSZ, Cezary (WSU) def. SCHOENHERR, Jacob/TEJERINA, Ignacio (UM) 7-5

Match Notes:

Weber State 8-11, 5-5 BSC

Montana 12-8, 7-4 BSC

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (2,3,1,4,5,6)

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