Broncos Extend Winning Streak, Defeat UC Santa Cruz 7-0

By Rico Chow, '12

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Continuing  its winning streak from last week, the No. 54 Santa Clara men's tennis team defeated UC Santa Cruz with a 7-0 sweep on Wednesday.

Following Kyle Dandan's victory against Brian Pybas, 6-2, 7-5, at No.1 singles, Maxime Armengaud, Tom Pham, Keith Kamono and Eugene Muchynski defeated UC Santa Cruz players at No. 2, No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 singles, respectively. At No. 3 singles, John Lamble came back to win after dropping the first set by winning the tie-breaker against Parker Larsen, 6-7(6), 6-1, 1-0(5).

The Broncos tested new pairs against UC Santa Cruz in doubles. Lamble and Armengaud edged Larsen and Pybas at No. 1 doubles (9-7) and Pham and Muchynski grabbed a victory comfortably against Erich Koenig and Sam Rogers at No. 2 (8-3).

Santa Clara will travel to Stanford this weekend to play in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend event, matching up against No. 8 Stanford at 10 a.m. on Friday morning and either No. 38 Vanderbilt or No. 41 Nebraska at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

 

Results

#1 Singles: SCU Kyle Dandan def. UCSC Brian Pybas; 6-2, 7-5

#2 Singles: SCU Maxime Armengaud def. UCSC Erich Koeing; 6-3, 6-2

#3 Singles: SCU John Lamble def. UCSC Parker Larsen; 6-7(6), 6-1, 1-0(5)

#4 Singles: SCU Tom Pham def. UCSC Andre Halabi; 6-0, 6-2

#5 Singles: SCU Keith Kamono def. UCSC Sam Rogers; 6-2, 6-3

#6 Singles: SCU  Eugene Muchynski def. UCSC Bryce Bettwy; 7-5, 6-3

 

#1 Doubles: SCU Lamble/Armengaud def. UCSC Larsen /Pybas; 9-7

#2 Doubles: SCU Pham/Muchynski def. UCSC Koenig/Rogers; 8-3

#3 Doubles: UCSC Rosner/Ian Stanley def. SCU Dandan/Kamono; 8-5