Rebels Whitewash T-Birds

March 25, 2013

LAS VEGAS ( - The 71st-ranked UNLV men's tennis team blanked Southern Utah 7-0 in the first of its two matches Monday at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.

The Rebels improved to 10-4 overall, including 9-0 at home, while the Thunderbirds fell to 0-8 in what it is their inaugural season of competition in the sport.

UNLV won the doubles point by taking all three matches and did not lose a set in singles play. Cody Miller, a freshman out of Las Vegas' Bishop Gorman High School, made his dual-match singles debut and downed Branden Olcott, 6-0, 6-0, at the sixth position. Also winning were Ace Matias at No. 1, Gilad Berman at No. 2, Bernard Schoeman at No. 3, Carlos Di Laura at No. 4 and Willie Sublette at No. 5.

Men's Tennis Match Results
March 25, 2013 at Las Vegas, NV
(Fertitta Tennis Complex)

Singles competition 1. Ace Matias (UNLV) def. BENSON, Troy (SUU) 6-0, 6-1 2. Gilad Berman (UNLV) def. WELLS, Bryton (SUU) 6-0, 6-0 3. Bernard Schoeman (UNLV) def. DIAL, Alex (SUU) 6-0, 6-0 4. Carlos Di Laura (UNLV) def. CHRISTENSEN, Russ (SUU) 6-0, 6-0 5. Willie Sublette (UNLV) def. NIELSEN, Spencer (SUU) 6-1, 6-1 6. Cody Miller (UNLV) def. OLCOTT, Branden (SUU) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition 1. Ace Matias/Bernard Schoeman (UNLV) def. BENSON, Troy/WELLS, Bryton (SUU) 8-2 2. Gilad Berman/Willie Sublette (UNLV) def. DIAL, Alex/NIELSEN, Spencer (SUU) 8-1 3. Johannes Markel/Cody Miller (UNLV) def. CHRISTENSEN, Russ/OLCOTT, Branden (SUU) 8-0