Feb. 10, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -
Utah State men's tennis lost at Utah, 6-1, Saturday to fall to 2-5 on the season. The Aggies started the contest by winning two of the three doubles matches to secure the point, but lost all six singles matches.
At the first doubles position, senior Sven Poslusny and sophomore Marcus Fritz were defeated by Utah's Slim Hamaza and Devin Lane, 8-1. At the second doubles position, junior Fredrik Peterson and sophomore partner Sean Levesque took down Dmytro Mamedov and Alejandro Medinilla of Utah, 8-4. And at the third position, junior Andrew Whiting and sophomore Matt Sweet defeated Cedric Willems and Ben Tasevac, 8-6.
In singles action, Poslusny lost in straight sets at the No. 1 spot to Slim Hamz (6-4, 6-3). In the No. 2 spot, Peterson was defeated by Dmytro Mamedov in straight sets (6-3, 6-2). Fritz fell to Willems in straight sets at the No. 3 spot (6-1, 6-2), and Sweet was defeated by Tasevac in straight sets at the No. 4 spot (6-4, 7-5). In the No. 5 spot, sophomore Curran Wearmouth was taken down by Alejandro Madinilla in straight sets (6-4, 6-3). And at No. 6 singles, Levesque was defeated by Devin Lane in straight sets (6-1, 6-4).
Up next for the Aggies will be a pair of home matches on Saturday, Feb. 16 when they host Idaho and Mesa State at the Sports Academy and Racquet Club in Logan at 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
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Utah 6, Utah State 1
Singles 1. Slim Hamza (Utah) def. Sven Poslusny (USU) 6-4, 6-3 2. Dmytro Mamedov (Utah) def. Fredrik Peterson (USU) 6-3, 6-2 3. Cedric Willems (Utah) def. Marcus Fritz (USU) 6-1, 6-2 4. Ben Tasevac (UTAH) def. Matt Sweet (USU) 6-4, 7-5 5.Alejandro Medinilla (Utah) def. Curran Wearmouth (USU) 6-4, 6-3 6. Devin Lane (UTAH) def. Sean Levesque (USU) 6-1, 6-4
Doubles 1.Hamza/Lane (UTAH) def. Poslusny/Fritz (USU) 8-1 2. Levesque/Peterson (USU) def. Mamedov/Medinilla (UTAH) 8-4 3. Whiting/Sweet (USU) def. Willems/Tasevac (UTAH) 8-6
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