NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah -- The Weber State men's tennis team improved to 2-4 on the season on Friday night after a dominating performance in a 7-0 sweep of Colorado-Mesa at the Eagleridge Tennis Club.
"We played a great match tonight," said WSU head coach Brad Ferreira. "All of the guys came out focused, and really played with great energy. This was a very nice start to our three matches this weekend."
The Wildcats got going early, taking the No. 1 and 2 doubles matches for the early lead. Todd Fought and Sanjay Goswami took an 8-4 win over Jordan Lyden and Andres Garcia-Rojas in the top spot. Oliver Good and Caio Poitena secured the doubles point for WSU with an 8-4 win over Andres Hernandez and Spencer Weinberg at No. 2.
The lone blemish on the results sheet for the Wildcats came at No. 3 doubles, where Dylan Hansel and Anthony Trabert suffered a 8-6 loss to Brason Hollabaugh and Trevor Brown.
In singles, the Wildcats took five of the six matches in straight-sets, while Jakub Gewert finished off a three-setter at No. 2 to complete the sweep.
Fought scored a win in the No. 1 spot with a 6-2, 7-6 victory over Lyden, and Good took down Garcia-Rojas 6-2, 6-1 at No. 3. After splitting the first two sets 6-4, 3-6, Gewert rolled to a 6-0 third-set win for his victory over Weinberg at No. 2.
In the bottom half of the lineup, Poitena took down Taylor Macres 6-4, 7-6 at No. 4, Goswami defeated Hollabaugh 6-3, 6-2 at No. 5, and Ben Rode cruised to a 6-0, 6-2 win over Brown at No. 6.
Weber State 7, Colorado Mesa 0
Feb 15, 2013 at North Salt Lake, UT (Eagleridge Tennis Club)
1. FOUGHT, Todd (WSU) def. Jordan Lyden (CMU) 6-2, 7-6
2. GEWERT, Jakub (WSU) def. Spencer Weinberg (CMU) 6-4, 3-6, 6-0
3. GOOD, Oliver (WSU) def. Andres Garcia-Rojas (CMU) 6-2, 6-1
4. POITENA, Caio (WSU) def. Taylor Macres (CMU) 6-4, 7-6
5. GOSWAMI, Sanjay (WSU) def. Brason Hollabaugh (CMU) 6-3, 6-2
6. RODE, Ben (WSU) def. Trevor Brown (CMU) 6-0, 6-2
1. FOUGHT, Todd/GOSWAMI, Sanjay (WSU) def. Jordan Lyden/Andres Garcia-Rojas (CMU) 8-4
2. GOOD, Oliver/POITENA, Caio (WSU) def. Andres Hernandez/Spencer Weinberg (CMU) 8-4
3. Brason Hollabaugh/Trevor Brown (CMU) def. HANSEL, Dylan/TRABERT, Anthony (WSU) 8-6