LA JOLLA, Calif. - The No. 12 University of California San Diego men's tennis team captured its 10th win of the season with a decisive 8-1 victory over cross-town rival Point Loma Friday afternoon in La Jolla.
UCSD improves to 10-9 while Point Loma falls to 4-15 on the year.
At No. 1, #49 Eric Tseng began UCSD's singles competition sweep with a 6-0, 7-5 win over Brendon Millington.
Marc Isaia, Rodrigo Amaral and Marius Ruh were also victorious at the No. 4, 5 and 6 slots, respectively. Isaia took down Tim Soderman 6-2, 6-2, Amaral beat Yuki Okamoto 6-3, 6-1 and Ruh brought up the rear with a 6-4, 6-0 win against Mark Penner.
In the doubles competition, Miaule and Sreeganesh Manoharan bested Millington and Alston at No.1 with a score of 8-2.
Edvin Larsson and Isaia also won at No. 2, beating Erion and Jesse Miritello, 8-3. PLNU took its only victory of the match at No. 3 with Zhang and Amaral falling to Grant Alston and Okamoto, 8-6.
The Tritons blanked the Sea Lions, 9-0, back on Feb. 8 at PLNU.
UCSD travels north to take on No. 11 Azusa Pacific on April 15 at 1 p.m.
#12 UC San Diego 8, Point Loma 1
April 7, 2017 at La Jolla, CA (Northview Courts)
1. #49 Eric Tseng (UCSD) def. Brendon Millington (PLNU) 6-0, 7-5
2. #34 Alexandre Miaule (UCSD) def. CJ Erion (PLNU) 6-2, 4-6 (10-8)
3. Justin Zhang (UCSD) def. Jack Alston (PLNU) 5-7, 7-5 (10-8)
4. Marc Isaia (UCSD) def. Tim Soderman (PLNU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Rodrigo Amaral (UCSD) def. Yuki Okamoto (PLNU) 6-3, 6-1
6. Marius Ruh (UCSD) def. Mark Penner (PLNU) 6-4, 6-0
1. Alexandre Miaule/Sreeganesh Manoharan (UCSD) def. Brendon Millington/Jack Alston (PLNU) 8-2
2. Edvin Larsson/Marc Isaia (UCSD) def. CJ Erion/Jesse Miritello (PLNU) 8-3
3. Grant Alston/Yuki Okamoto (PLNU) def. Justin Zhang/Rodrigo Amaral (UCSD) 8-6
UC San Diego 10-9; National ranking #12, Regional ranking #3
Point Loma 4-15; Regional ranking #8
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (4,5,6,2,1,3)