Nov. 12, 2010
Santa Barbara, Calif. - Despite playing without three of its top players, the Gauchos got off to a great start at the UCSB Classic, winning 7 of 9 matches on the opening day of the tournament.
Mathieu Forget led the charge for the Gauchos, fighting hard for a 4-6,6-2,6-2 win in A flight singles play over Erik Elliott. Senior co-captian Taylor Chavez-Goggin also played well in defeating Chapman Chan 6-3,6-4 in flight B. Forget and Chavez-Goggin also combined forces to post a dominant 8-2 victory in A flight doubles play.
The UCSB Classic continues tomorrow beginning 10 a.m. The Gauchos will take the courts at 2 p.m. against Loyola Marymount opponents at the Recreation Center courts on campus.
UCSB CLASSIC - DAY ONE RESULTS
A Flight Carlos Lima (West) def. Daniel Simko (LMU) 6-1,4-6,6-0 Mathieu Forget (UCSB) def. Erik Elliott (UCSD) 4-6,6-2,6-2
B Flight Bryan Cox (West) def. Sebastian Bustamante (LMU) 6-3,6-3 Taylor Chavez-Goggin (UCSB) def. Chapman Chan (UCSD) 6-3,6-4
C Flight Alex Wilton (LMU) def. Tiago Hayashi (West) 6-7,6-3,6-1 Evan Jurgensen (UCSB) def. Max Dutreix (UCSD) 6-2,6-1
D Flight Lukas Zielen (West) def. Tyler Gottshall (LMU) 6-4,7-5 Max Glenn (UCSB) def. Max Jigante (UCSD) 6-4,4-6,6-4
E Flight Aris Andreasian (LMU) def. Stephen Wertheimer (West) 6-0,6-0 Vincent Nguyen (UCSD) def. Axel Bouillin (UCSB) 7-6,6-4
F Flight Adam Luba (UCSB) def. Jack Zapala (LMU) 6-4,6-3 Alex Johnson (UCSB) def. Jake Fellow (UCSD) 6-3,7-5
A Flight Cox/Lima (West) Def. Gottshall/Zapala (LMU) 8-5 Forget/Chavez-Goggin (UCSB) def. Elliott/West (UCSD) 8-2
B Flight Wilton/Bustamante (LMU) def. Hayashi/Zielen (West) 9-7 Jurgensen/Bouillin (UCSB) def. Chan/Ling (UCSD) 8-4
C Flight Simko/Andreasian (LMU) def. Luba (UCSB)/Stephen Wertheimer (West) 8-6 Dutreix/Jigante (UCSD) def. Glenn/Johnson (UCSB) 9-8