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No. 73 Utah Drops 5-2 Decision to No. 41 Stanford

Sophomore Slim Hamza captured Utah's first point.

Sophomore Slim Hamza captured Utah's first point.

April 13, 2013

Box Score

PALO ALTO, Calif. - The 73rd-ranked University of Utah men's tennis team (11-11, 1-5 Pac-12) were defeated by the 41st-ranked Stanford Cardinal (10-9, 3-3 Pac-12) Saturday at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium. Sophomores Slim Hamza and Cedric Willems captured the Utes' two points from the Nos. 2 and 5 singles positions, respectively.

After the Utes were swept in doubles play, the Cardinal went up 2-0 in singles action when junior Devin Lane was defeated by Robert Stineman, 6-1, 6-3, at the No. 4 spot.

At the No. 6 slot, junior Ben Tasevac then fell to Trey Strobel, 6-3, 6-3, making the score 3-0 for Stanford.

The Cardinal then captured the match deciding point when senior Dmytro Mamedov was downed by No. 39 John Morrissey, 6-1, 6-3, at the top spot.

No. 101 Hamza then posted Utah's first point at the second slot over No. 103 Nolan Paige, 6-3, 4-6, 1-0(6), making the score 4-1.

Sophomore Rafael Davidian then dropped a 6-4, 6-3 decision to Maciek Romanowicz at the No. 3 position. Willems then netted a tight 3-6, 6-3, 1-0(9) victory at the fifth spot over Daniel Ho, making the final score 5-2.

No. 41 Stanford 5, No. 73 Utah 2
Doubles
1) Denis Lin/Morrissey (STAN) d. Mamedov/Tasevac (UTAH) 8-3
2) Romanowicz/Stineman (STAN) d. Hamza/Willems (UTAH) 8-4
3) Jamin Ball/Ho (STAN) vs. Lane/Medinilla (UTAH) abandoned
Order of Finish: 1, 2

Singles 1) #39 John Morrissey (STAN) d. Dmytro Mamedov (UTAH) 6-1, 6-3 2) #101 Slim Hamza (UTAH) d. #103 Nolan Paige (STAN) 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (6) 3) Maciek Romanowicz (STAN) d. Rafael Davidian (UTAH) 6-4, 6-3 4) Robert Stineman (STAN) d. Devin Lane (UTAH) 6-1, 6-3 5) Cedric Willems (UTAH) d. Daniel Ho (STAN) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (9) 6) Trey Strobel (STAN) d. Ben Tasevac (UTAH) 6-3, 6-3 Order of Finish: 4, 6, 1, 2, 3, 5


 

 

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