Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Mark Meyer won both of his singles matches Saturday.
No. 14 UCSD Defeated by a Pair of Division I Squads
Release: Thursday 02/01/2014 

SAN DIEGO/LA JOLLA, Calif. - The 14th-ranked UC San Diego men's tennis team returned to the courts Saturday for the first time since November, dropping a pair of matches against NCAA Division I squads.

UCSD started the day with a 5-2 loss against the University of San Diego at the Hogan Tennis Center.

Freshman Alexandre Miaule was a winner at No. 3 singles, posting a hard-fought 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (6) victory against Andrew Raphaelson. In addition, junior Mark Meyer took down Patrick Hall at No. 6 by scores of 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (4).

Later in the day, the Tritons hosted UC Irvine at Northview Courts, falling by a score of 5-1 in the singles-only match. Meyer picked up the lone UCSD victory, defeating Caryl Hernandez in straight sets (6-2, 6-4).

The Tritons play at Concordia in Irvine on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 2:30 p.m.

University of San Diego 5, #14 UC San Diego 2 

Feb. 1, 2014 at San Diego, CA (Skip and 
Cindy Hogan Tennis Center)

1. Clarke Spinosa (USD) def. Max Jiganti (UCSD) 6-4, 6-1

2. Filip Vittek (USD) def. Rajeev Herekar (UCSD) 6-3, 6-1

3. Alexandre Miaule (UCSD) def. Andrew Raphaelson (USD) 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (6)
4. Ciaran Fitzgerald (USD) def. Kona Luu (UCSD) 6-0, 6-0
5. Aaron Addison (USD) def. Ganesh Alagappan (UCSD) 7-6 (3), 6-1
6. Mark Meyer (UCSD) def. Patrick Hall (USD) 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (4)


1. Ciaran Fitzgerald/Uros Petronijevic (USD) def. Max Jiganti/Kona Luu (UCSD) 8-6
2. Romain Kalaydjian/Andrew Raphaelson(USD) def. Alexandre Miaule/Mark Meyer (UCSD) 8-5
3. Geoffrey Fosso/Patrick Hall (USD) def. Andrew Malozsak/Rajeev Herekar (UCSD) 8-7 (8-6)

Records: University of San Diego 1-2; UC San Diego 0-1
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (4,2,1,5,3,6)


UC Irvine 5, #14 UC San Diego 1
Feb. 1, 2014 at La Jolla, CA (Northview Courts)

1. Ryan Cheung (UCI) def. Max Jiganti (UCSD) 6-4, 6-7, 10-3
2. Tyler Pham (UCI) def. Rajeev Herekar (UCSD) 7-5, 6-3
3. Jonathan Hammel (UCI) def. Kona Luu (UCSD) 6-2, 6-4
4. Shuhei Shibahara (UCI) def. Horea Porutiu (UCSD) 6-4, 7-6
5. Mark Meyer (UCSD) def. Caryl Hernandez (UCI) 6-2, 6-4
6. Justin Agbayani (UCI) def. Maxence Dutreix (UCSD) 6-3, 6-4

Records: UC San Diego 0-2; UC Irvine 2-7
Order of finish: Singles (3,2,4,5,6,1)


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