Gauchos Sweep UC Davis 6-0 In Big West Opener.

Gauchos Sweep UC Davis 6-0 In Big West Opener.

Feb. 19, 2011

Davis Calif - The No. 60-ranked UC Santa Barbara men's tennis team opened Big West conference play with a 6-0 victory over the UC Davis Aggies Saturday, kicking off a three match Bay Area road swing.

The Gauchos will take on No.19-ranked California Golden Bears at the Hellman Tennis Center on Sunday and finish the road swing against No. 65 Santa Clara on Monday.

The Gauchos won all six singles matches in straight sets bouncing back from a lopsided loss to University of San Diego in their home opener. Alex Konigsfeldt defeated Nick Lopez 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 singles and Benjamin Recknagle defeated Connor Coates 6-2, 6-3 at No. 2.

In doubles, Philip Therp and Evan Jurgenson defeated George Horowitz and Chris Aria 8-2 at court No. 3. The two remaining doubles matches were abandoned due to inclement weather.

The Gauchos next match is against Cal Sunday, Feb. 20 beginning at 1 p.m.

Complete results listed below:


Alex Konigsfeldt def. Nick Lopez 6-3, 6-1

Benjamin Recknagle def. Connor Coates 6-2, 6-3

Mathieu Forget def. Chris Aria 6-3, 6-1

Taylor Chavez-Goggin def. Kyle Miller 6-1, 6-1

Max Glenn def. George Horowitz 6-3, 6-2

Philip Therp def. Alec Haley 6-3, 6-3


Therp/Jurgenson def. Horrowitz/Aria 8-2