Men's Tennis Rolls Over Utah State
March 9, 2012
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV men's tennis team won its third straight match with a 7-0 shutout of visiting Utah State on Friday afternoon at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.
UNLV improved to 6-8 overall while the Aggies fell to 4-6.
The Rebels started strong by winning all three doubles matches for one team point. Bernard Schoeman and Brian Kenyon defeated Sven Poslusny and Marcus Fritz, 8-7 at No. 1; Tamas Batyi and Johannes Markel downed Andrew and Lenny Whiting 8-4 at No. 2; and Charlie Alvarado and Rene Ruegamer won 8-3 over Matt Sweet and Nate Ballam on court three by the score of 8-3.
UNLV also did not lose a set in singles. Ruegamer downed Poslusny 6-2, 6-0 at the top position, Alex Bull defeated Fritz 6-4, 6-1 at No. 2; Batyi won 7-6, 6-1 over Fredrik Peterson at No. 3; Alvarado downed Sweet 7-6, 6-2 at No. 4; Markel swept Lenny Whiting 6-2, 6-2 at No. 5; and Willie Sublette finished off Ballam 6-2, 6-1 on court six.
Next up, the Rebels host Northern Arizona on Sunday beginning with doubles play at 10 a.m. Admission to all UNLV matches is free of charge.
Men's Tennis Match Results UNLV 5, UTAH STATE 2 March 9, 2012, at Las Vegas (Fertitta Tennis Complex)
Singles competition 1. Rene Ruegamer (UNLV) def. Sven Poslusny (USU) 6-2, 6-0 2. Alex Bull (UNLV) def. Marcus Fritz (USU) 6-4, 6-1 3. Tamas Batyi (UNLV) def. Fredrik Peterson (USU) 7-6, 6-1 4. Charlie Alvarado (UNLV) def. Matt Sweet (USU) 7-6, 6-2 5. Johannes Markel (UNLV) def. Lenny Whiting (USU) 6-2, 6-2 6. Willie Sublette (UNLV) def. Nate Ballam (USU) 6-2, 6-1
Doubles competition 1. Bernard Schoeman/Brian Kenyon (UNLV) def. Sven Poslusny/Marcus Fritz (USU) 8-7 (7-5) 2. Tamas Batyi/Johannes Markel (UNLV) def. Andrew Whiting/Lenny Whiting (USU) 8-4 3. Charlie Alvarado/Rene Ruegamer (UNLV) def. Matt Sweet/Nate Ballam (USU) 8-3