Mustangs Sweep Banana Slugs

Mustangs Sweep Banana Slugs

SAN LUIS OBISPO (3-4) – The Banana Slugs continued their road trip as they took on NCAA Division I/ITA Tennis #50 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo. The Mustangs won every single match that was played and won 7-0.

In their last match, the Banana Slugs won 7-2 over Whittier College on February 18th in Whittier while the Mustangs won 4-0 over Santa Clara University in San Luis Obispo earlier today.

The Mustangs won all six singles matches. Two matches – the #5 singles match between Ryan Dugan of the Banana Slugs and Alexander Stater of the Mustangs and the #6 singles match between Floyd Penners of UC Santa Cruz and Roman Shenkiryk of Cal Poly – finished with the Mustangs' representative winning 6-0, 6-2. The tightest singles match of the day was the #2 singles match between Magnus Ibh of the Banana Slugs and Dominic Bechard of the Mustangs. Bechard defeated Ibh 6-3, 6-7, 10-3.

The Mustangs won two doubles matches while one match was not finished, giving Cal Poly the one doubles point. 

Below are the full results:

#1 Singles        Josh Ortlip (CP)                        def.      Chad Le Duff (UCSC)              6-4, 6-0           

#2 Singles        Dominic Bechard (CP)              def.      Magnus Ibh (UCSC)                 6-3, 6-7, 10-3  

#3 Singles        Antoine Noel (CP)                    def.      Chadwick Stone (UCSC)           6-2, 7-6

#4 Singles        Axel Damiens (CP)                   def.      A.J. Flora (UCSC)           6-1, 6-2

#5 Singles        Alexander Stater (CP)               def.      Ryan Dugan (UCSC)               6-0, 6-2

#6 Singles        Roman Shenkiryk (CP)             def.      Floyd Penners (UCSC)              6-0, 6-2

#1 Doubles       Damiens/Ortlip (CP)                 def.      Dugan/Stone (UCSC)               6-1

#2 Doubles       Flora/Ibh (UCSC)                     def.      Shenkiryk/Whitehouse (CP)      Not Finished

#3 Doubles       Bechard/Enander (CP)              def.      Le Duff/Penners (UCSC)          6-1                  

The next match for the Banana Slugs will be March 24th as they take on Division III #14 Pomona-Pitzer in Pomona. The first serve is set for 3 pm.