MT: Marquette takes down Mavs 5-2

Marek Pesicka won his singles competition as the Mavs fell 5-2.

March 28, 2013

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ARLINGTON, Texas-- The UT Arlington men's tennis team fell 5-2 to Marquette University on Thursday in a nonconference match at the UTA Tennis Center. The Mavericks dropped to 6-9 on the season.

Marquette started by winning the doubles point at the No. 1 and No. 3 positions to head into singles competition with a 1-0 lead over the Mavericks.

A pair of freshmen stepped up for UTA, as Carlos Arbiza and Marek Pesicka each won his singles match. Arbiza took the victory at the No. 3 spot with a 6-1, 6-4 win, while Pesicka won at the No. 5 in a close 6-4, 7-6 battle.

The Mavericks host Western Athletic Conference opponent UTSA Saturday at the UTA Tennis Center at 10 a.m. UT Arlington is looking its first conference win of the season.




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