April 19, 2004
ARLINGTON, Texas - The University of Texas at Arlington men's tennis squad dropped its final home match Saturday as No. 12 Rice University dropped the Mavericks 7-0 at the UTA Tennis Center.
Niels Buksik and Sandy Farquharson paired up for the only Mavericks victory of the day, defeating Vuk Rajevac and Konstantin Haerie 8-5 at No. 2 doubles. Seniors David Corrie and Nathan McGregor fell 8-5 to William and Richard Barker, the sixth-ranked doubles squad in the nation.
Ian Vazquez-Rowe was the only Maverick to escape a straight set defeat in singles action. Vazquez earned a 7-5 win in the first set, before falling 6-2, 1-0 (13-11) to Rodrigo Gabriel at the No. 5 position.
The Mavericks will return to action Wednesday at SMU. First serve is set for 2 p.m. in Dallas.
#1 Singles #40 David Corrie vs. #41 Robert Searle, Rice University 6-4, 6-2
#2 Singles Nathan McGregor vs. #43 William Barker, Rice University 6-4, 6-2
#3 Singles Sandy Farquharson vs. Richard Barker, Rice University 6-2, 6-3
#4 Singles Niels Buksik vs. Konstantin "Tony" Haerle, Rice University 6-2, 6-4
#5 Singles Ian Vazquez vs. Rodrigo Gabriel, Rice University 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 (13-11)
#6 Singles Kyle Mims vs. Jason Mok, Rice University 7-5, 6-2
#1 Doubles David Corrie/Nathan McGregor vs. #6 William Barker/Richard Barker, Rice University 8-4
#2 Doubles Niels Buksik/Sandy Farquharson vs. Vuk Rajevac/Konstantin "Tony" Haerle, Univ. of Texas at Arlington 8-5
#3 Doubles Ian Vazquez/Kyle Mims vs. Robert Searle/Ben Harknett, Rice University 8-5