Oct. 31, 2000
BERKELEY, Calif. - Santa Clara's men's tennis team concluded play at the ITA Regional Championships this afternoon at the Hellman Tennis Courts and the Channing Tennis Facility in Berkeley, Calif.
In first-round singles action, freshman, Eric Chen defeated Jack Garza from Saint Mary's 6-2 6-4. Sophomores Rick Ruso and Federico Mattioli also won their first-round matches in straight sets. Junior Adam Artunian won his first-round match defeating Saint Mary's Josh Farley 6-2 6-1. Mattioli advanced to the third round before losing to California's Scott Kintz. Freshman Michael Duong also made it to the third round before dropping his match to David Mullins.
Bronco teammates Mike Bruggeman and Ryan Livesay advanced to the third round as doubles partners before falling to Washington's fifth-seeded duo of Dillon Ruby and Arl Strasberg 8-5.
Consolation rounds were cancelled due to ominous weather. This tournament concluded the Broncos' fall season schedule. Santa Clara returns to dual-match action on January 19 at Arizona State.
-- www.santaclarabroncos.com --
ITA Regional Championships
Results, Oct. 28-30, 2000
Adam Artunian, Santa Clara, def. Josh Farley, Saint Mary's 6-2, 6-1
Timo Barry, Gonzaga, def. Adam Lewis, Santa Clara 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (6)
Eric Chen, Santa Clara, def. Jack Garza, Saint Mary's 6-2, 6-4
Rick Ruso, Santa Clara, def. McClure Wallace, Nevada 7-6 (2), 6-2
Federico Mattioli, Santa Clara, def. Jafar Al Askari, Saint Mary's 6-1, 2-1 ret. Ill
Federico Mattioli, Santa Clara, def. (15) Andrej Bizjak, Washington 8-5
Michael Duong, Santa Clara, def. Thomas Hamrick, Nevada 8-2
Buck Mink, Oregon, def. Adam Artunian, Santa Clara 8-9 (4)
Eduardo Cardoso, Stanford, def. Ryan Livesay, Santa Clara 6-8
Jason Menke, Oregon, def. Matt Cox, Santa Clara 7-9
Marius Lunde, Washington, def. Eric Chen, Santa Clara 8-9 (5)
(4) David Martin, Stanford, def. Rick Ruso, Santa Clara 0-8
Chris Smith, CS Sacramento, def. Jack Fleming, Santa Clara 8-2
Scott Kintz, California, def. Federico Mattioli, Santa Clara 6-3 6-2
David Mullins, Fresno State, def. Michael Duong, Santa Clara 6-2, 6-3
Ryan Livesay/Mike Bruggeman, Santa Clara, def. Sly Iff/Kevin Vieira, CS Sacramento 9-8 (8)
Ali Ansari/Scotty Scott, Stanford, def. Eric Chen/Matt Cox, Santa Clara 8-4
(4) Ryan Haviland/Carter Morris, Stanford, def. Michael Duong/Adam Lewis, Santa Clara 8-5
Joe Gilbert/Sherif Zaher, CS Sacramento, def. Federico Mattioli/Rick Ruso, Santa Clara 8-4
(5) Dillon Ruby/Arl Strasberg, Washington, def. Mike Bruggeman/Ryan Livesay, Santa Clara 8-5