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Men's Tennis Extends Win Streak to Four

Lars Poerschke

Lars Poerschke

Jan. 30, 2008

Final Stats

WACO, Texas - Fourth-ranked Baylor defeated No. 45  Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 6-1 in men's tennis action Wednesday at the Baylor Tennis Center.

 

The Bears took the early lead in doubles play as Denes Lukacs and Attila Bucko defeated Jan Cingel and James Langford, 8-5.  Securing the doubles point for the Bears were David Galic and Jordan Rux with their victory over Mikhail Pavlov and Dmitry Novikov, 8-6, at the No. 1 doubles position.

 

The men went on to win five of their six singles matches. Lars Poerschke earned Baylor's second point with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Dmitry Novikov at No. 1 singles, and clenching the match for the Bears with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Laurent Montoiay was No. 10 Denes Lukacs.    


 

 

 

"I thought the guys showed a lot of heart on the court today," head coach Matt Knoll said.  "These early games help us learn where we are as a team and individually.  Texas A&M Corpus Christi gave us a chance to grow."

 

The Bears are now 4-0 for the season and continue their current six-match home stretch Friday against No. 45 Washington 3 p.m. and Sunday against No. 14 Florida at 2 p.m.

 

#4 Baylor 6, #45 Texas A&M 1

 

Singles

Order of Finish: 1, 5, 2, 4, 6, 3

1. Lars Poerschke (BU) def. Dmitry Novikov (TAMUCC) 6-1, 6-2

2. Denes Lukacs (BU) def. Laurent Montoisy (TAMUCC) 6-3, 7-5

3. Mikhail Pavlov (TAMUCC) def. David Galic (BU) 7-6 (5), 3-6, 5-10

4. Gwen Corches (BU) def. Jose Zunino (TAMUCC) 2-6, 6-2, 10-7

5. Jordan Rux (BU) def. Jan Cingel (TAMUCC) 6-2, 6-3

6. Dominik Mueller (BU) def. James Langford (TAMUCC) 4-6, 6-3, 6-0

 

Doubles

Order of Finish: 3, 1, 2

1. Gallic/Rux (BU) def. Pavlov/Novikov (TAMUCC) 8-6  

2. Montoisy/Zunino (TAMUCC) def. Poerschke/Mueller (BU) 7-8 (5)

3. Lukacs/Bucko (BU) def. Cingel/Langford (TAMUCC) 8-5

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