FRESNO, Calif. - The No. 11 UC San Diego men's tennis team won its sixth consecutive match Sunday, blanking No. 50 Sonoma State, 9-0, at the Haak Tennis Complex on the campus of Fresno Pacific.
UCSD swept the three doubles matches before winning all six singles contests in straight sets.
Jiganti was also a winner at No. 1 singles, defeating Holbrook by scores of 7-5 and 6-4. Herekar extended his singles win streak to six by earning a 7-5, 7-5 victory against Daniel Holz at No. 2.
Also earning singles wins were Ganesh Alagappan at No. 3, Luu at No. 4, Porutiu at No. 5 and Meyer at No. 6. Meyer's 6-3, 6-3 victory against Manning was his 16th of the year, the most by any Triton.
It was the second time this season that the Tritons had shut out the Seawolves.
UCSD hosts Point Loma on Tuesday, April 8 (2 p.m.), before playing at No. 10 Azusa Pacific on Friday, April 11 (3 p.m.).
#11 UC San Diego 9, #50 Sonoma State 0
April 06, 2014 at Fresno, CA (Haak Tennis Complex)
1. Max Jiganti (UCSD) def. Philip Holbrook (SSU) 7-5, 6-4
2. Rajeev Herekar (UCSD) def. Daniel Holz (SSU) 7-5, 7-5
3. Ganesh Alagappan (UCSD) def. Robert Henry (SSU) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
4. Kona Luu (UCSD) def. Vincent Paganetti (SSU) 6-3, 6-1
5. Horea Porutiu (UCSD) def. Seth Hein (SSU) 6-0, 6-4
6. Mark Meyer (UCSD) def. Jimmy Manning (SSU) 6-3, 6-3
1. #22 Max Jiganti/Kona Luu (UCSD) def. Philip Holbrook/Matt Roberts (SSU) 8-4
2. Alexandre Miaule/Horea Porutiu (UCSD) def. Seth Hein/Jimmy Manning (SSU) 8-1
3. Rajeev Herekar/Mark Meyer (UCSD) def. Robert Henry/Logan Liddell (SSU) 8-5
Sonoma State 9-11; National ranking #50; Regional ranking #6
UC San Diego 15-6; National ranking #11; Regional ranking #4
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (4,6,5,1,3,2)