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.