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Alberto Agis
Alberto Agis

Feb. 26, 2005

HAMMOND, La. - The University of Texas at Arlington men's tennis squad edged past Southeastern Louisiana 4-3 Saturday afternoon in a Southland Conference match in Hammond, La. With the win the Mavericks even their season record at 3-3 and push to 2-0 in the league.

UTA claimed the doubles point after wins at the second and third flights. Alberto Agis paired with Diego Mattar for an 8-6 win at the No. 2 position while Niels Buksik and Ian Vazquez dropped Paul Brikett and Ondrej Krivka 8-5.

Sandy Farquharson earned a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 win over Krivka at the top singles flight. Ian Vazquez claimed a straight set 6-2, 6-0 win at the No. 5 position before Alberto Agis clinched the match with a come-from-behind 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 win in the four hole.

The Mavericks will return to action Sunday at Louisiana-Lafayette.

Texas-Arlington 4, Southeastern Louisiana 3

Singles competition:
1. Farquharson, Sandy (UTA) def. Krivka, Ondrej (SLU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
2. Nussbaum, Olivier (SLU) def. Buksik, Niels (UTA) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
3. Huremovic, Haris (SLU) def. Mattar, Diego (UTA) 6-4, 2-6, 7-6
4. Agis, Alberto (UTA) def. Lousao, Julien (SLU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-0
5. Vazquez, Ian (UTA) def. Trojan, Jaroslav (SLU) 6-2, 6-0
6. Babinciuc, Illie (SLU) def. Acosta, Felipe (UTA) 6-1, 7-6



Doubles competition:
1. Lousao, Julien/Nussbaum, Olivier (SLU) def. Farquharson, Sandy/Trimmien (UTA) 8-2
2. Agis, Alberto/Mattar, Diego (UTA) def. Babinciuc, Illie/Huremovic, Haris SLU) 8-6
3. Buksik, Niels/Vazquez, Ian (UTA) def. Birkett, Paul/Krivka, Ondrej (SLU) 8-5

Match Notes:
Texas-Arlington 3-3, 2-0 SLC
Southeastern Louisiana 6-4, 1-1 SLC