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MTEN | Kesaris Leads Gaels in Close Battle at UC Davis

Feb. 17, 2018

DAVIS, Calif. — Saint Mary’s men’s tennis (1-5) forced tough matches on the road in a competitive battle at UC Davis (4-7) Saturday afternoon at the Marya Welch Tennis Center.

Sophomore Damon Kesaris continues to lead the Gaels with his straight set victory on court 1 over David Goulak. Kesaris moves to 5-1 on the season as the top singles player for SMC.

Locked in close battles on courts 5 and 6, Matis Bot and Daniel Krutik both ended in unfinished matches. Krutik claimed the first set of his singles contest, 6-3 over Mitchell Iwahiro.

Saint Mary’s returns home to host Grand Canyon at Timothy Korth Tennis Complex Sunday at 1 p.m. PT.

Saint Mary’s 1, UC Davis 4
Marya Welch Tennis Center
Feb. 17, 2018

1. Ivan Thamma / Everett Maltby (UCD) def. Damon Kesaris/Nash Vollenweider (SMC), 6-1
2. David Goulak / Tommy Lam (UCD) def. Jackson Hawk/Matt Campana (SMC), 6-4
3. Jonathan Star / Chethan Swanson (UCD) vs. Chambers Easterling/Matis Bot (SMC), 5-4, unfinished

Order of Finish: 1, 2*

1. Damon Kesaris (SMC) def. David Goulak (UCD), 6-2, 6-1
2. Ivan Thamma (UCD) def. Nash Vollenweider (SMC), 6-3, 6-0
3. Everett Maltby (UCD) def. Matt Campana (SMC), 6-4, 6-1
4. Jonathan Star (UCD) def. Chambers Easterling (SMC), 7-5, 6-2
5. Tommy Lam (UCD) vs. Matis Bot (SMC), 7-5, 3-2, unfinished
6. Mitchell Iwahiro (UCD) vs. Daniel Krutik (SMC), 3-6, 4-4, unfinished

Order of Finish: 2, 1, 4, 3*



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