BOZEMAN, Mont. -- The Weber State men's tennis team ran up against former head coach Jared Burnham for the first time since he left the program, and came up on the short end, falling 5-2 to Montana State on Sunday.
The Wildcats managed only one win in doubles, surrendering the doubles point. Todd Fought and Sanjay Goswami defeated Markus Schleuter and Javier Martin-Morillas 8-5 in the No. 2 match for the lone win.
In singles, Jakub Gewert and Oliver Good each scored wins for the team's two points. Gewert took down the Bobcats' top player Niklas Brandes 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 in the No. 1 match, while Good defeated Schleuter 6-1, 6-4 in the No. 3 singles match.
Sanjay Goswami and Ryan Garner each lost three-set battles that ended up being crucial points for the Bobcats to keep Weber State at bay.
The Wildcats fall to 5-11 overall and 2-4 in Big Sky play, while Montana State improved to 7-1 in the conference and 11-7 overall.
Montana State 5, Weber State 2
Apr 07, 2013 at Bozeman, MT (Bobcat-Anderson Tennis Center)
1. GEWERT, Jakub (WSU) def. BRANDES, Niklas (MSU) 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
2. MARTIN-MORILLAS, J. (MSU) def. FOUGHT, Todd (WSU) 4-6, 7-5, 6-4
3. GOOD, Oliver (WSU) def. SCHLEUTER, Markus (MSU) 6-1, 6-4
4. CAMPOS, Diego (MSU) def. POITENA, Caio (WSU) 6-1, 7-5
5. SIVASUBRAMANIAM, P. (MSU) def. GOSWAMI, Sanjay (WSU) 6-1, 4-6, 7-6
6. JAMES, Harry (MSU) def. GARNER, Ryan (WSU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
1. BRANDES, Niklas/CAMPOS, Diego (MSU) def. POITENA, Caio/GOOD, Oliver (WSU) 8-4
2. FOUGHT, Todd/GOSWAMI, Sanjay (WSU) def. SCHLEUTER, Markus/MARTIN-MORILLAS, J. (MSU) 8-5
3. JAMES, Harry/DODD, Kenny (MSU) def. TRABERT, Anthony/GEWERT, Jakub (WSU) 8-6
Weber State 5-11/2-4 Big Sky
Montana State 11-7/7-1 Big Sky