Santa Clara Men's Tennis Defeated by Sacramento State

March 9, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara men's tennis team fell to Sacramento State, 7-0, at the Degheri Tennis Center. Junior Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong who played at the No. 2 singles position, was the last match on the court of the day. After falling in the first set 7-6 to Sacramento States No.121 ranked Kiryl Harbatsiuk, Hirakawa-Wong battled back behind the cheers of his teammates and the fans, but it was not enough and he eventually fell 7-6 in the second set.

The Broncos fell in all doubles and singles matches.

Santa Clara resumes action on Saturday March 15, at 10:00 a.m., when they host Texas-San Antonio at the Degheri Tennis Center.

Doubles
No. 1 SAC Kiryl Harbatsiuk/Anton Stryhas d. SCU Steven Benvenuto/Jay Wong 8-6
No. 2 SAC Artur Klimenka/Sven-David Rueff d. SCU Senthil Chidambaram/Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong 8-0
No. 3 SAC Holden Ching/Ronan Conlon d. SCU John Iwanski/Justin Wong 8-3

Singles
No. 1 SAC Anton Stryhas d. SCU Jay Wong 7-5, 6-2
No. 2 SAC Kiryl Harbatsiuk d. SCU Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong 7-6, 7-6
No. 3 SAC Artur Klimenka d. SCU Senthil Chidambaram 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
No. 4 SAC Holden Ching d. SCU Charlie Burke 6-2, 6-1
No. 5 SAC Ronan Conlon d. SCU Justin Wong 6-3, 6-3
No. 6 SAC Sven-David Rueff d. SCU John Iwanski 6-1, 6-1