UNM Advances to Semifinals at MW Tournament

April 25, 2013


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COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. - The action on the men's side began this morning as No. 4 New Mexico took down No. 5 Fresno State 4-1 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Tournament. New Mexico will play No. 1 San Diego State (18-7) in Saturday's semifinals at 2 p.m. MT.

The No. 66 Lobos seized the doubles point quickly at the numbers one and two spot with a score of 8-3.

Once doubles had finished and the Lobos secured the momentum in their favor, it was onto singles.

Andrew Van Der Vyver took the first point for the Lobos at the number six spot winning 6-0, 6-1 over his opponent.

Jadon Phillips was the second off the court putting the Lobos up 3-1 with his win at number one singles 6-1, 6-1.

Fresno State answered back with a win at number four over Mitch McDaniels 6-2, 7-5 to put the Bulldogs up on the board.

The fourth to finish was Samir Iftikhar with the clinch win at the number three spot with a score of 6-2, 7-6 (8-6).

With the win, the Lobos advance to the semifinals to face No. 1 San Diego State (18-7) at 2 p.m. MT on Saturday. The Bulldogs end their season at 7-17.

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