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No. 51 SMU TOPS TEXAS-ARLINGTON 6-1 IN MEN'S TENNIS ACTION

<B>Sandy Farquharson</B>
 
Sandy Farquharson
 

April 16, 2003

DALLAS, Texas...The University of Texas at Arlington's Sandy Farquharson defeated Peter Oredsson of SMU 6-3, 6-3, but that was UTA's lone victory as the No. 51 Mustangs went on to defeat Texas-Arlington 6-1 in a non-conference men's tennis match in Dallas Wednesday. The loss dropped UTA's record to 10-9 overall, while SMU improved to 13-9 this season.

Farquharson's victory, which came at the No. 5 singles position, was the lone bright spot for UTA on the afternoon. Only Javier Carrillo and Ian Vazquez were able to take their matches into a third set. UTA's David Corrie and Nathan McGregor were each facing nationally ranked singles opponents. Corrie was forced to retire early with an injury, trailing No. 87 Gwinyai Chingoka 7-6, 6-5 when the match ended. McGregor fell victim to No. 72 Johan Brunstrom 6-3, 7-5. In the No. 3 singles position, Ryan Mauck stopped Carrillo 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. Henrik Soderberg stopped Niels Buksik 6-2, 6-1 in the fourth position and Eric Cohn defeated Ian Vazquez 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 in the No. 6 slot.

In doubles action, Cohn and Mauck defeated McGregor and Farquharson 8-4 in the No. 1 position, while the 43rd ranked team of Brunstrom and Soderberg defeated Corrie and Buksik 8-4 at No. 2 doubles. Chingoka and Oredsson handed Carrillo and Alon Goldshuv an 8-4 loss.

UTA returns to action this Saturday at 10 a.m. against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at the UTA Tennis Center. Admission is free.

SINGLES:
1. (87) Gwinyai Chingoka (SMU) def. David Corrie (UTA) 7-6, 6-5 ret.
2. (72) Johan Brunstrom (SMU) def. Nathan McGregor (UTA) 6-3, 7-5
3. Ryan Mauck (SMU) def. Javier Carrillo (UTA) 6-4, 1-6, 6-3
4. Henrick Soderberg (SMU) def. Niels Buksik (UTA) 6-2, 6-1
5. Sandy Farquharson (UTA) def. Peter Oredsson (SMU) 6-3, 6-3
6. Eric Cohn (SMU) def. Ian Vazquez (UTA) 6-2, 5-7, 6-3

 

 

DOUBLES:
1. Cohn/Mauck (SMU) def. McGregor/Farquharson (UTA) 8-4
2. (43) Brunstrom/Soderberg (SMU) def. Corrie/Buksik (UTA) 8-4
3. Chingoka/Oredsson (SMU) def. Alon Goldshuv/Carrillo (UTA) 8-4

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