stop
Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Ganesh Alagappan
Tritons Cruise Past Holy Names, 8-1
Release: Sunday 02/23/2014 
by UCSD

LA JOLLA, Calif. – The No. 14 UC San Diego men's tennis team earned an 8-1 decision over Holy Names Sunday in its final match of three straight at home. UCSD improved to 8-4 overall while HNU fell to 1-4.

The near-sweep for the Tritons included doubles wins at No. 1 and No. 3 and victories at all six spots on the singles ladder.

UCSD's singles wins came in straight sets. In the No. 1 spot, Max Jiganti defeated Brook Workeneh by scores of 7-6 and 6-0. At No. 2, Rajeev Herekar took down Andrew Amor, 6-2 and 6-4. Ganesh Alagappan won, 6-1 and 6-2, against Rafael Martinez at No. 3.

Also posting singles wins for the Tritons were Horea Porutiu at No. 4, Mark Meyer at No. 5 and Andrew Malozsak at No. 6.  

The duo of Porutiu and Alexandre Miaule began the day with a solid 8-2 win against Ivan Parra and Jonah Tahilan in the No. 3 doubles spot. Jiganti and Luu followed with an 8-5 victory against Workeneh and Matthew Halligan at No. 1.

Martinez and Amor picked up the Hawks’ lone win of the morning, defeating Herekar and Meyer, 8-6, at No. 2 doubles.

Next up, the Tritons will compete at the 125th Annual Pacific Coast Doubles Championship, held Feb. 27-March 2 at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club.

#14 UC San Diego 8, Holy Names 1
Feb 23, 2014 at La Jolla, CA (Northview Courts)

Singles
1. Max Jiganti (UCSD) def. Brook Workeneh (HNU) 7-6, 6-0
2. Rajeev Herekar (UCSD) def. Andrew Amor (HNU) 6-2, 6-4
3. Ganesh Alagappan (UCSD) def. Rafael Martinez (HNU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Horea Porutiu (UCSD) def. Jonah Tahilan (HNU) 6-1, 6-1
5. Mark Meyer (UCSD) def. Ivan Parra (HNU) 6-2, 6-2
6. Andrew Malozsak (UCSD) def. Brandon McCarthy (HNU) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles
1. Max Jiganti/Kona Luu (UCSD) def. Matthew Halligan/Brook Workeneh (HNU) 8-5
2. Andrew Amor/Rafael Martinez (HNU) def. Rajeev Herekar/Mark Meyer (UCSD) 8-6
3. Alexandre Miaule/Horea Porutiu (UCSD) def. Ivan Parra/Jonah Tahilan (HNU) 8-2

Holy Names 1-4; Regional ranking #9
UC San Diego 8-4; National ranking #14; Regional ranking #4
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (6,4,2,3,5,1)

#TritonsRising

Sunday, March 29
W Crew at Day Two
All Day
Mission Bay
M Crew at Day Two
All Day
Mission Bay
M Tennis at Holy Names
8 - 1 (W)
Oakland
Baseball at Sonoma State
4 - 3 (W)
Rohnert Park
Softball at Western Oregon
3 - 4 (L)
Turlock
Monday, March 30
M Golf at Day One
All Day
Vallejo
M Tennis vs. Hawaii-Hilo
3:30 PM
UC San Diego
Tuesday, March 31
M Golf at Day Two
All Day
Vallejo
Wednesday, April 01
M Tennis vs. Concordia
3:30 PM
UC San Diego
Thursday, April 02
Baseball vs. Cal Poly Pomona
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Water Polo vs. UC Irvine
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, April 03
Softball at Chico State
1:00 PM
Chico
Softball at Chico State
3:00 PM
Chico
Baseball vs. Cal Poly Pomona
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
M Volleyball vs. CSUN
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Spirit Night 2015