Bulldogs Top #38 Banana Slugs

Bulldogs Top #38 Banana Slugs

FRESNO (4-21) – The ITA/NCAA Division III #38 ranked Banana Slugs played their last regular season match as they took on NCAA Division I member Fresno State University in Fresno. The Bulldogs won every single match that was played and won 7-0.

In their last match, the Banana Slugs won 5-4 over Whittier College on April 10th in Whittier while the Bulldogs lost 4-2 to Air Force Academy on Friday in Colorado Springs.

The Bulldogs won all six singles matches. In the #1 singles match between Adrian Sirovica of UC Santa Cruz and Nikolas Papic of Fresno State, Papic defeated Sirovica 6-3, 6-4. In the #2 singles match between Chadwick Stone of the Banana Slugs and Euan McIntosh of the Bulldogs, McIntosh defeated Stone 6-0, 6-1. In the #3 singles match between Ryan Dugan of UC Santa Cruz and Mantas Bugailiskis of Fresno State, Bugailiskis defeated Dugan 6-2, 6-3. In the #5 singles match between Alexander Flora of the Banana Slugs and Youssef Hassan of the Bulldogs, Hassan defeated Flora 6-2, 6-1. In the #6 singles match between Sean Hollister of UC Santa Cruz and Jakob Keppelmann of Fresno State, Keppelmann defeated Hollister 6-4, 6-3. The tightest singles match of the day was the #4 singles match between Derek Levchenko of the Banana Slugs and Patrik Pech of the Bulldogs. Levchenko defeated Pech 6-3, 7-5.

The Bulldogs won three doubles matches. In the #1 doubles match between Kyle Richter and Sirovica of UC Santa Cruz and McIntosh and Pech of the Bulldogs, McIntosh and Pech defeated Richter and Sirovica. In the #2 doubles match between Dugan and Stone of the Banana Slugs and Bugailiskis and Papic of the Bulldogs, Bugailiskis and Papic defeated Dugan and Stone 6-0. The tightest doubles match was the #3 doubles match between Flora and Levchenko of the Banana Slugs and Hassan and Keppelmann of the Bulldogs. Hassan and Keppelmann defeated Flora and Levchenko 7-6 (7-3).

Before are the full results:

#1 Singles        Nikolas Papic (FSU)                 def.      Adrian Sirovica (UCSC)           6-3, 6-4

#2 Singles        Euan McIntosh (FSU)               def.      Chadwick Stone (UCSC)`         6-0, 6-1

#3 Singles        Mantas Bugailiskis (FSU)         def.      Ryan Dugan (UCSC)                6-2, 6-3

#4 Singles        Patrik Pech (FSU)                     def.      Derek Levchenko (UCSC)        6-3, 7-5

#5 Singles        Youssef Hassan (FSU)              def.      Alexander Flora (UCSC)           6-2, 6-1

#6 Singles        Jakob Keppelmann (FSU)         def.      Sean Hollister (UCSC)              6-4, 6-3

#1 Doubles       McIntosh/Pech (FSU)               def.      Richter/Sirovica (UCSC)          6-3

#2 Doubles       Bugailiskis/Papic (FSU)            def.      Dugan/Stone (UCSC)               6-0

#3 Doubles       Keppelmann/Hassan (FSU)       def.      Flora/Levchenko (UCSC)         7-6 (7-3)

The next match for the Banana Slugs is April 22nd-24th as they participate in the Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament in Ojai.