Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
No. 12 UCSD Makes It 10 With Dominant 8-1 Victory Over Point Loma
Release: Friday 04/07/2017 

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.

#34 Alexandre Miaule defeated CJ Erion at No. 2 with a score of 6-2, 4-6 (10-8). At No. 3, Justin Zhang took down Jack Alston 5-7, 7-5 (10-8).

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. 

Friday's match was the final regular season home contest for seniors Larsson, Miaule, Linus Grasel and Daniel Minami

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)

Singles competition
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

Doubles competition
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

Match Notes
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)


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