MTEN | Gaels Battle Tough in Loss at Undefeated Fresno State
Saint Mary's forced three matches to go into three-sets on Sunday afternoon.
FRESNO, Calif. — Saint Mary’s men’s tennis (1-1) battled hard throughout the day’s competition forcing several three-set battles, but fell short against undefeated Fresno State (4-0) Sunday afternoon at the Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center.
Sophomore Damon Kesaris won his second straight to open 2018, after pulling off a come from behind victory over the Bulldogs’ top player Xander Veys.
Partnered with Nash Vollenweider, the top doubles team for the Gaels cruised to the day’s first victory on court 1, 6-3.
Saint Mary’s continues the dual season on Saturday, Jan. 27, against Troy at 9 a.m. PT.
Saint Mary’s 1, Fresno State 6
Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center
Jan. 21, 2018
1. Damon Kesaris (SMC) def. Xander Veys (FS) 3-6, 6-4, 10-2
2. Mantas Bugailiskis (FS) def. Nash Vollenweider (SMC) 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 3.
3. Jeremy Moser (FS) def. Matthew Campana (SMC) 6-1, 6-1
4. Cem Erturk (FS) def. Matis Bot (SMC) 6-3, 7-5
5. Henrique Osorio (FS) def. Daniel Krutik (SMC) 6-2, 2-6, 10-5
6. Youssef Hassan (FS) def. Jacob Lagman (SMC) 6-0, 7-5
1. Damon/Nash Vollenweider (SMC) def. Xander Veys/Jeremy Moser (FS) 6-3
2. Youssef Hassan/Mantas Bugailiskis (FS) def. Jackson Hawk/Matthew Campana (SMC) 8-6
3. Henrique Osorio/Cem Erturk (FS) def. Jacob Lagman/Matis Bot (SMC) 7-5
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (3,6,4,1,2,5)
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