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Men's Tennis Defeats BYU




SALT LAKE CITY - For the fifth time in the last six matches, the University of Utah Men's tennis team defeated instate rival Brigham Young, 5-2. Monday night's match took place at the Eccles Tennis Center in Salt Lake City before Utah's largest crowd of the season. Utah cruised to their fifth win of the season, setting their current record at 5-2 for the year. At the No. 1 singles position, BYU picked up one of their two points with Manuel Calvo's defeat of Paul McPherson, 6-4 1-6 6-4. At the No. 2 position, Ute senior Ben Coates handled Damien Ward, 7-6, 7-6, followed by Philippe Rodrigue's victory over Nic Losee, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3. Utah's No. 4 seeded Alex Buxton outlasted Jason Hardin 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 and the No. 5 position saw BYU's Brad McIntosh defeat Ryan Snow, 7-5, 6-3. Finally, at No. 6 singles, Utah's Adam Eke downed Stuart Beauchamp, 6-1, 7-6.

In doubles play, Utah claimed the point by winning two of the three doubles matches. Utah's duo of Coates and Rodrigue downed Calvo and Ward, 9-7, and McPherson and Snow defeated Losee and Harbach, 8-2. The lone BYU victory was collected by Hardin and McIntosh who defeated Eke and Zenger, 8-5.

Results
Singles
1. Manuel Calvo (BYU) def. Paul McPherson (UU), 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 
2. Ben Coates (UU) def. Damien Ward (BYU),      7-6, 7-6 
3. Philippe Rodrigue (UU) def. Nic Losee (BYU), 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 
4. Alex Buxton (UU) def. Josh Hardin (BYU),     6-4, 3-6, 6-4 
5. Brad McIntosh def. Ryan Snow (UU),           7-5, 6-3 
6. Adam Eke (UU) def. Stuart Beauchamp (BYU),   6-1, 7-6 

Doubles
1. Coates/Rodrigue (UU) def. Calvo/Ward (BYU),   9-7 
2. Hardin/McIntosh (BYU) def. Eke/Zenger (UU),   8-5 
3. McPherson/Snow (UU) def. Losee/Harbach (BYU), 8-2

 

 

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