Lobos Breeze Their Way to the Finals at the HEB Invitational

March 2, 2012


CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS—The Lobos breezed their way through the competition at the HEB Invitational making their way to the championship round to face the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

The Lobos played their first match against the University of Western Michigan defeating them with a score of 4-0.

At number one doubles, Jadon Phillips and Phil Anderson defeated Vander/Indre with a score of 8-4.

Number two doubles had a little more difficult time getting the win as Conor Berg and Ben Dunbar faced Olivarez/Wong. The Lobos won with a score of 9-7.

After the Lobos took the doubles point, they moved onto singles sealing the victory for UNM.

Phil Anderson played at number three doubles defeating Simon Blomberg with a score of 6-1, 6-2.

At number four singles, Conor Berg faced off against Zeyad Montasser defeating him with a score of 6-1, 6-4.

Samir Iftikhar clinched the victory for the Lobos defeating Aaron Wong at the number five spot with a score of 6-3, 6-4.

The Lobos advanced to play in the semifinals against the host school, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

At number one singles, Jadon Phillips defeated Peter Nagy with a score of 6-3, 6-1.

Conor Berg defeated Gergo Weidinger at the number three spot with a score of 6-4, 6-3. Conor Berg is now 11-1 in dual match singles.

At number four singles, Samir Iftikhar took on Nathan Robinson. It was a UNM victory with a score of 6-3, 6-3.

Carl Ho faced Fernando Llorens at the number five position defeating him narrowly with a score of 7-6, 6-4.

James Hignett fell to Pietro Jordao with a score of 6-4, 6-4.

The Lobos defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi with a score of 4-1 advancing UNM to the finals.

The Lobos will face the University of Louisiana-Lafayette at 10 a.m. MT at the Thomas J. Henry Tennis Center on March 3, 2012.