MENâ€™S TENNIS DISMANTLES NORTHERN COLORADO, IMPROVES WINNING STREAK TO FOUR
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Anton Stryhas, Xavier Barajas-Smith, Gabriel Loredo, Ramon Perez and Tim Lantin each won in straight sets to lead Sacramento State to a 7-0 victory over Northern Colorado in a Big Sky Conference men’s tennis match Thursday afternoon at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club.
With the victory, the Hornets improved to 8-3 overall and 4-0 in the Big Sky. In addition, Sacramento State has won a season-best four straight matches, and all four contests have come by scores of either 6-1 or 7-0. Today’s match begins a stretch in which Sacramento State will play four home conference contests over a span of five days.
With the loss, Northern Colorado, which is entering its first year in the Big Sky, dropped to 3-14 overall and 1-6 in the conference.
The Hornets began the match by easily winning the doubles point as the tandem of Lantin and Hague Van Dillen won at No. 3 by the score of 8-0.
In singles play, Stryhas (6-0, 6-2), Barajas-Smith (6-2, 6-1), Loredo (6-1, 6-2), Perez (6-0, 6-2) and Lantin (6-2, 6-0) each won in convincing fashion. Warwick Foy, who was playing at No. 4, needed a super tiebreaker to defeat the Bears’ Kyle Barrett, 6-0, 6-7 (5), 10-7.
The Hornets will also play Montana State (March 23, 1 p.m.) Northern Arizona (March 25, 1 p.m.) and Montana (March 26, 1 p.m.) during their season-long four match homestand.
Sacramento State 7, Northern Colorado 0
1. Loredo/Stryhas (SAC) def. Tschetter/Nunn (NCOL), 8-2
2. Perez/Foy (SAC) def. Fallico/Gearhart (NCOL), 8-3
3. Lantin/Hague Van Dillen (SAC) def. Kinsey/Barrett (NCOL), 8-0
1. Anton Stryhas (SAC) def. Vinnie Fallico (NCOL), 6-0, 6-2
2. Xavier Barajas-Smith (SAC) def. Austin Nunn (NCOL), 6-2, 6-1
3. Gabriel Loredo (SAC) def. Paul Tschetter (NCOL), 6-1, 6-2
4. Warwick Foy (SAC) def. Kyle Barrett (NCOL), 6-0, 6-7 (5), 10-7
5. Ramon Perez (SAC) def. Kollman Gearhart (NCOL), 6-0, 6-2
6. Tim Lantin (SAC) def. Jeremy Behm-Meyer (NCOL), 6-2, 6-0