Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Rajeev Herekar won at No. 3 singles and No. 3 doubles Sunday in Rohnert Park.
Tritons Shut Out Sonoma State Again
Release: Sunday 04/07/2013 

ROHNERT PARK, Calif. - For the second time in a month, the UC San Diego men's tennis team shut out Sonoma State with a 9-0 blanking Sunday at SSU Courts.

UCSD went up 3-0 by sweeping the doubles matches. At. No. 1, Camill Salomon and Devon Sousa defeated Seth Hein and Jimmy Manning by a score of 8-4. In the second slot, Max Jiganti and Kona Luu downed Drexler Dy and Robert Henry, 8-3. Rajeev Herekar and Teddy Truong had no problems with Ryan Harris and Vincent Paganetti at No. 3, cruising to an 8-2 victory.

The 28th-ranked Tritons won all six singles matches in straight sets.

At No. 1, Salomon put UCSD up 4-0 by dispatching Henry without dropping a game, 6-0 and 6-0. The win was clinched when Horea Porutiu topped Nelson Hosley, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 6.

Salomon, the 30th-ranked singles player in the nation, is now 10-8 overall this season.

Also earning singles wins were Jiganti at No. 2, Herekar at No. 3, Ganesh Alagappan at No. 4 and Luu at No. 5. 

UCSD closes out its regular season by hosting un-ranked Point Loma Nazarene on Thursday, April 11, at 2 p.m.

#28 UC San Diego 9, Sonoma State 0
April 07, 2013 at Rohnert Park, CA (SSU Tennis Courts)

1. Camill Salomon (UCSD) def. Robert Henry (SSU) 6-0, 6-0
2. Max Jiganti (UCSD) def. Drexler Dy (SSU) 6-3, 6-3
3. Rajeev Herekar (UCSD) def. Ryan Harris (SSU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Ganesh Alagappan (UCSD) def. Vincent Paganetti (SSU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Kona Luu (UCSD) def. Seth Hein (SSU) 6-2, 6-3
6. Horea Porutiu (UCSD) def. Nelson Hosley (SSU) 6-1, 6-1

1. Camill Salomon/Devon Sousa (UCSD) def. Seth Hein/Jimmy Manning (SSU) 8-4
2. Max Jiganti/Kona Luu (UCSD) def. Drexler Dy/Robert Henry (SSU) 8-3
3. Rajeev Herekar/Teddy Truong (UCSD) def. Ryan Harris/Vincent Paganetti (SSU) 8-2

UC San Diego 11-9; National ranking #28; Regional ranking #5
Sonoma State 3-18; Regional ranking #9
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (1,6,5,2,4,3)

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