Utes Coast Past University of the Pacific

Utah Men's Tennis Daniel Little

Sophomore  Dan Little

STOCKTON, Calif. – The University of Utah men’s tennis team carded a win against the University of the Pacific today, with a final score of 5-2. With this victory, the Utes are now 14-4 overall.

In doubles, the Tigers took the early edge by earning the point. Egbert Weverink and David Micevski were the only doubles team to card a win, defeating Ross Watson and Alex Giannini with a final score of 6-3, at the No. 2 position.
The Utes rallied back in singles action, with Joe Woolley cruising past Lance Ngo at the No. 5 position, with a final score of 6-2, 6-1. Slava Shainyan then defeated Ross Watson at the No. 4 spot, with a final score of 7-6 (5-0), 6-1. Then at the No. 6 position, Egbert Weverink edged out Bryan Huslin, with a final score of 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. David Micevski defeated Alex Giannini at the No. 1 position with a final score of 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-1, with Parker McGuiness rounding things off for the Utes defeating Akram El Sallaly with a final score of 4-6, 6-4, 7-5.
The Utah men’s tennis team will be back in action this Friday to begin PAC-12 play, as the Utes set to match up against the Cal Bears, with play beginning at 6 p.m. MST.

Singles competition

1. David Micevski (UTAHM) def. Alex Giannini (PAC) 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-1
2. Tadiwa Chinamo (PAC) def. Santiago Sierra (UTAHM) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
3. Parker McGuiness (UTAHM) def. Akram El Sallaly (PAC) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
4. Slava Shaniyan (UTAHM) def. Ross Watson (PAC) 7-6 (5-0), 6-1
5. Joe Woolley (UTAHM) def. Lance Ngo (PAC) 6-2, 6-1
6. Egbert Weverink (UTAHM) def. Bryan Husin (PAC) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Akram El Sallaly/Tadiwa Chinamo (PAC) def. Joe Woolley/Dan Little (UTAHM) 6-2
2. Egbert Weverink/David Micevski (UTAHM) def. Ross Watson/Alex Giannini (PAC) 6-3
3. Nathan Hampton/Lance Ngo (PAC) def. Santiago Sierra/Slava Shaniyan (UTAHM) 6-4

Match Notes:

Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (5,4,6,2,1,3)

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Utes Defeat LMU and Lamar on Road

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – After defeating Lamar University on Thursday, the University of Utah men’s tennis team defeated Loyola Marymount University with a final score of 5-2. With this win, the Utes move to 13-4 overall.

The Utes got off to a great start by taking the doubles point. The doubles team of Joe Woolley and Santiago Sierra cruised by Cartier Juan and Max Kaiser at the No. 2 position, with a final score of 6-1. Then to finish off doubles play and secure the point, Slava Shainyan and Azat Hankuliyev defeated Ryan Brown and Luke Bohuslav at the No. 3 spot, with a final score of 6-4.

In singles action, Slava Shainyan was dominant at the No. 5 position, defeating Alex Bourgeois 6-2, 6-1. Then at the No. 6 spot, Egbert Weverink edged out Ryan Brown with a final score of 6-3, 6-2, with Parker McGuiness also carding a win at the No. 3 position, defeating Max Kaiser with a final score of 6-2, 6-7. David Micevski then finished things off for the Utes, defeating Nick Borchenko with a final score of 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, giving the Utes the win.

The University of Utah men’s tennis team will be back in action on March 29th, as the Utes are set to match up against the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. The match time against the Tigers is scheduled for 1 p.m. PT

Singles competition

1. David Micevski (UTAH) def. Nick Borchenko (LMU) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
2. Gabriel Diaz Friere (LMU) def. Santiago Sierra (UTAH) 6-3, 7-5
3. Parker McGuiness (UTAH) Max Kaiser (LMU) 6-2, 7-6
4. Luke Bohuslav (LMU) def. Joe Woolley (UTAH) 6-4, 6-1
5. Slava Shainyan (UTAH) def. Alex Bourgeois (LMU) 6-2, 6-1
6. Egbert Weverink (UTAH) def. Ryan Brown (LMU) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. Nick Borchenko/Gabriel Diaz Friere (LMU) def. Egbert Weverink/David Micevski (UTAH) 6-4
2. Joe Woolley/Santiago Sierra (UTAH) def. Cartier Juan/Max Kaiser (LMU) 6-1
3. Azat Hankuliyev/Slava Shainyan (UTAH) def. Luke Bohuslav/Ryan Brown (LMU) 6-4

Match Notes:

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (5,6,4,3,2,1)

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Utes Travel to California, Take on Lamar and Loyola

Utah men's tennis David Micevski

David Micevski, Utah men’s tennis August 25, 2016 in Salt Lake City, UT. (Photo / Steve C. Wilson / University of Utah)

SALT LAKE CITY, UT– Utah men’s tennis will be heading to Los Angeles, California this week to take on the Lamar University Cardinals on Wednesday, finishing up with the Loyola Marymount University Lions on Thursday.

The matchup on Wednesday against Lamar will be held at the Loyola Marymount University Tennis Center, with play scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. MST. Then on Thursday, the Utes will face Loyola Marymount at 9 a.m. MST, with the match being held in the LMU Tennis Center as well.
Utah Notes
The Utes most recent matches was a road trip back East, coming home with a 1-2 record after facing the University of Iowa, Marquette, and the University of Illinois-Chicago. Against Iowa, the Utes were defeated in a very competitive match, with the Hawkeyes edging out on top with a final score of 4-3. The Utah men’s tennis team then fell to Marquette with a final score of 4-3, but then came back to end their road trip with a victory, sweeping the University of Illinois-Chicago 7-0. Against Illinois-Chicago, the doubles team of Joe Woolley and Azat Hankuliyev carded a key win for the Utes by taking the doubles point against Christian San Andres and Kailash Panchapakesan, with a final score of 6-3, at the No. 3 position. Then in singles play, the Utes quickly finished things up with wins in straight sets by Micevski, Sierra, Woolley, and Weverink.

Opponent Notes
Lamar University is coming off a win against USC Upstate, with a final score of 4-3. With this win, Lamar has now won consecutive matches and five of their last six. Against USC Upstate, Lamar took the early advantage by taking the doubles point, with singles play coming down to the final match for Lamar to card a win. Senior Juuso Laitinen went into a third set against Upstate’s Francisco Neto, with a final score of 7-6 (10-8), 3-6, 6-3, finishing things off for the Cardinals to take the win.

The Loyola Marymount men’s tennis team is coming off a split weekend, losing to Utah State with a final score 0f 4-0, but then came back to defeat Georgetown later in the day with a final score of 4-2.

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Utes travel to Iowa, Face Trio of Midwest Teams

Utah men's tennisIowa City-IA, The Utes of Utah are back in action after a week away from play. The Utes (10-2) are in Iowa to face Iowa, Marquette, and Illinois-Chicago.

Sophomores David Micevski, and Dan Little look to continue their dominance in Iowa. The tandem are a combined 21-2 in singles on the year thus far at the no. 1 and 2 position.

The Utes are coming off of a pair of wins over Nebraska, and Montana, as well as a 4-3 loss to New Mexico.

The Utes will face Iowa at 12:00 p.m. MT Friday. On Saturday the Utes take on Marquette at 8:00 a.m, and Illinois-Chicago at 12:00 p.m MT.

Iowa Notes
The Iowa Hawkeyes are off to a 6-3 start to the season with key wins over Texas Tech, Dartmouth, and Denver. 

Marquette Notes
Marquette is off to a 5-3 start thanks to key wins over Green Bay and Illinois State.

Illinois-Chicago
The UIC Flames are coming off of a pair of loses to Valpairaiso, and no. 13 Northwestern.

 

GO UTES!!

 

 

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Utes lose heartbreaker to UNM, Sweep Montana

Utah men's tennis Joe Wooley

Joe Wooley, Utah men’s tennis August 25, 2016 in Salt Lake City, UT. (Photo / Steve C. Wilson / University of Utah)

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – The Utes concluded President’s Day weekend play with a heartbreaking loss to New Mexico, and a sweep over Montana. The Utes moved to 10-2 on the 2017 campaign.

Against New Mexico, the Lobos took the early edge by winning the doubles point. Woolley and Little were the only doubles team to card a win for the Utes, defeating Ricky Hernandez-Tong and Lawrence Perrin 6-3, at the No. 1 position.

In singles action, Slava Shainyan dominated in his victory over Lawrence Perrin, with a final score of 6-1, 6-0, at the No. 5 spot. Dan Little then cruised past Rodolfo Jauregui 6-1, 6-4, at the No. 2 position. Joe Woolley defeated Jorge Escutia 6-2, 6-2, at the No. 6 position to give the Utes a 3-1 lead.After a pair of straight set losses by David Micevski at the No. 1 position, and Parker McGuiness at the No. 3 position, the Lobos evened the match at 3.  With the score tied 3-3, Dominic West of New Mexico defeated Santiago Sierra  by a final score of 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, giving the Lobos the victory.

The Utes rolled through the Grizzlies to cap the day. Joe Woolley and Dan Little executed great teamwork defeating Yannik Schmidl and Alex Canellopoulos 6-2, at the No. 1 position. Utah secured the doubles point when Slava Shainyan and Azat Hankuliyev defeated Victor Casadevall and Ignacio Tejerina 6-4, at the No. 3 spot.

The Utes quickly finished singles play with wins in straight sets by Egbert Weverink, Santiago Sierra, Little, David Micevski, and Shainyan. Woolley then was victorious after a tie breaker set with Max Korkh, by a final score of 4-6, 6-2, 10-5, to conclude pay.

The Utes will be back in action Friday March 3rd at the University of Iowa, with play starting against the Hawkeyes starting at 12 p.m. (MST).

New Mexico 4, Utah 3
Singles competition

1. Bart Van Leijsen (UNM) def. David Micevski (UTAH) 6-3, 6-3
2. Dan Little (UTAH) def. Rodolfo Jauregui (UNM) 6-1, 6-4
3. Ricky Hernandez-Tong (UNM) def. Parker McGuiness (UTAH) 7-5, 6-1
4. Dominic West (UNM) def. Santiago Sierra (UTAH) 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
5. Slava Shainyan (UTAH) def. Lawrence Perrin (UNM) 6-1, 6-0
6. Joe Woolley (UTAH) def. Jorge Escutia (UNM) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles competition

1. Joe Woolley/Dan Little (UTAH) def. Ricky Hernandez-Tong/Lawrence Perrin (UNM) 6-3
2. Bart Van Leijsen/Dominic West (UNM) def. David Micevski/Egbert Weverink (UTAH) 6-4
3. Sean Baklini/Rodolfo Jauregui (UNM) def. Santiago Sierra/Slava Shainyan (UTAH) 6-4

Match Notes:

Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (5,2,6,1,3,4)

Utah 7, Montana 0
Singles competition

1.David Micevski (UTAH) def. Yannk Schmidl (MON) 6-4, 6-2
2. Dan Little (UTAH) def. Victor Casadevall (MON) 6-0, 6-3
3. Santiago Sierra (UTAH) def. Peter Fleming (MON) 6-4, 6-2
4. Joe Woolley (UTAH) def. Max Korkh (MON) 4-6, 6-2, 10-5
5. Slava Shainyan (UTAH) def. Alex Canellopoulos (MON) 6-4, 6-2
6. Egbert Weverink (UTAH) def. Ludvig Hallgren (MON) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. Joe Woolley/Dan Little (UTAH) def. Yannik Scmidl/Alex Canellopoulos (MON) 6-2
2. Egbert Weverink/David Micevski (UTAH) vs. Peter Flemming/Max Korkh (MON) 5-5, unf.
3. Slava Shainyan/Azat Hankuliyev (UTAH) def. Victor Casadevall/Ignacio Tejerina (MON) 6-4

Match Notes:

Order of finish: Doubles (1,3); Singles (6,3,2,1,5)

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Utes to Host New Mexico and Montana Sunday

nmSalt Lake City, UT- After defeating the Nebraska CornHuskers 7-0 on Friday, the Utes (9-1) will return to Eccles Tennis Center for a double header against New Mexico (1:30 p.m.) and Montana (6:00 p.m.).

If the Utes are able to come out victorious in both matches, it will mark the first time that Utah has finished regional play undefeated in over 30 years.

“We are looking forward to a very tough test against New Mexico.” said Utes Head Coach Roeland Brateanu. “They’re a great team and we’re going to have to play great tennis in order to come up with a win.”

New Mexico Notes
The New Mexico Lobos are coming off of a pair of wins against BYU (4-3) and Nebraska (4-0).

Montana Notes
The Montana Grizzlies are coming off a 5-2 loss last weekend to Northern Colorado, and a 7-0 victory over North Dakota.

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Utes Sweep Nebraska, Improve to 9-1

Chase Stoner 03 UUTNSM16.JPGSALT LAKE CITY, UT – Utah Men’s Tennis swept the Nebraska Cornhuskers to open up their third weekend of home matches 7-0.

The Utes earned the early edge by taking the doubles point. Slava Shainyan and Santiago Sierra defeated Rok Krizaj and Jon Meyer 6-3, at the No. 3 position, while Dan Little and Joe Woolley defeated David Samardija and Tomislav Antoljak with a final score of 7-5 at the No. 1 spot.

In singles action, Weverink, Sierra, Little, Woolley, and Shainyan all won in straight sets agsinst the Cornhuskers. After dropping the first set 6-3, David Micevski fought hard to win the second set 6-4, evening the score heading to a tiebreak. Micevski was able to earn the victory, 10-5, concluding play.

The Utes are back in action on Sunday against New Mexico at 1:30 p.m., and will finish off the day against the University of Montana at 6 p.m.

Singles competition
1. David Micevski (UTAH) def. Dylan Bednarczyk (NEB) 3-6, 6-4, 10-5
2. Dan Little (UTAH) def. Tomislav Antoljak (NEB) 6-1, 6-4
3. Santiago Sierra (UTAH) def. David Samardzija (NEB) 6-0, 6-1
4. Joe Woolley (UTAH) def. Chris Dean (NEB) 6-3, 6-1
5. Slava Shainyan (UTAH) def. Rok Krizaj (NEB) 6-2, 6-4
6. Egbert Weverink (UTAH) def. Jon Meyer (NEB) 6-1, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. Joe Woolley/Dan Little (UTAH) def. David Samardzija/Tomislav Antoljak (NEB) 7-5
2. Chris Dean/Dylan Bednarczyk (NEB) vs. Egbert Weverink/David Micevski (UTAH) 5-4, unfinished
3. Slava Shainyan/Santiago Sierra (UTAH) def. Rok Krizaj/Jon Meyer (NEB) 6-3
Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (6,3,2,4,5,1)

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