OGDEN, Utah -- The Weber State men's tennis team improved to 2-0 in Big Sky Conference play on Sunday with a convincing 6-1 win over Northern Arizona at the Ogden Athletic Club.
The Wildcats got things going in doubles play, sweeping all three matches. Sanjay Goswami and Oliver Good defeated Fabio Tomasetti and Kester Black 8-7 at No. 1, Todd Fought and Jakub Gewert beat Alexandre Locci and Trevor Unger 8-5, and Landon Barlow and Caio Poitena defeated Jordan Gobatie and Blaine Mengert 8-3.
In singles, Gewert cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 win over Gobatie at No. 1 to give Weber State a 2-0 lead, and Good, Poitena and Barlow each followed with straight set wins to put the match away.
Good defeated Tomasetti 7-6, 6-2 at No. 3, Poitena got past Black 7-6, 6-2 at No. 4 and Barlow downed Barrios 6-1, 6-4 at No. 5.
Goswami added a three-set win over Mengert 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6) in the No. 6 position to finish off the day for Weber State. Northern Arizona's lone point came in the No. 2 match, where Locci defeated Fought in a three-set match.
The Wildcats moved to .500 on the season at 6-6 overall. NAU dropped to 3-6 overall and 0-2 in the Big Sky.
Northern Arizona vs Weber State University
Mar 02, 2014 at Ogden, UT
(Ogden Athletic Club)
Weber State University 6, Northern Arizona 1
1. GEWERT, Jakub (WSU) def. GOBATIE, Jordan (NAU) 6-1, 6-0
2. LOCCI, Alexandre (NAU) def. FOUGHT, Todd (WSU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
3. GOOD, Oliver (WSU) def. TOMASETTI, Fabio (NAU) 6-3, 6-4
4. POITENA, Caio (WSU) def. BLACK, Kester (NAU) 7-6, 6-2
5. BARLOW, Landon (WSU) def. BARRIOS, Alan (NAU) 6-1, 6-4
6. GOSWAMI, Sanjay (WSU) def. MENGERT, Blaine (NAU) 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6)
1. GOSWAMI, Sanjay/GOOD, Oliver (WSU) def. TOMASETTI, Fabio/BLACK, Kester (NAU) 8-7
2. FOUGHT, Todd/GEWERT, Jakub (WSU) def. LOCCI, Alexandre/UNGER, Trevor (NAU) 8-5
3. BARLOW, Landon/POITENA, Caio (WSU) def. GOBATIE, Jordan/MENGERT, Blaine (NAU) 8-3
Northern Arizona 3-6, 0-2 BSC
Weber State University 6-6, 2-0 BSC