Men's Tennis

Men Suffer Tough Loss to no. 74 Hawaii

Sebastian Bustamante for the Lions

Sebastian Bustamante for the Lions

March 2, 2011

Final Stats

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The LMU Men's tennis team suffered another tough loss today to the University of Hawaii 7-0. Hawaii is ranked 74th nationally as a team and the Lions were unable to get a win against the warriors.

In doubles play all three courts were close concessions. On court one Simko/Bjerke dropped the match 8-6 to Rosenber/Casanova while Gottshall/Price also held strong going 8-5 to Llarenas/Schuster. On court two, Wilton and Bustamante were unable to hold onto Brooklyn/Lajola falling 8-3. These wins gave Hawaii the early lead and the Lions were unable to hold on in singles.

In singles play, the Lions were unable to get a win over the warriors setting them back 7-0 overall for the match. Nicholas Bjerke took Jeremy Tweedt of Hawaii to three sets but was unable to take the lead in the tie-breaker falling 10-7.

Tomorrow the Lions are looking to bounce back with a wing over University of Hawaii Pacific in their last match in the Hawaii road trip. The Lions will play at 3:00 pm tomorrow afternoon.

No. 74 Hawai`I def. LMU, 7-0

Doubles (UH wins point)
1. Rosenberg/Danilo Casanova (UH) def. Daniel Simko/Nicholas Bjerke (LMU) 8-6
2. Lajola/Brooklyn (UH) def. Alex Wilton/Sebastian Bustamante (LMU) 8-3
3. Daniel Llarenas/David Schuster (UH) def. Tyler Gottshall/Tom Price (LMU) 8-5

1. Lajola (UH) def. Aris Andreasian (LMU) 6-1, 6-2
2. Rosenberg (UH) def. Sebastian Bustamante (LMU) 6-3, 6-3
3. Jeremy Tweedt (UH) def. Nicholas Bjerke (LMU) 6-7, 6-3, 10-7
4. Brooklyn (UH) def. Alex Wilton (LMU) 6-4, 6-2
5. Casanova (UH) def. Daniel Simko (LMU) 6-5, 6-2
6. Dmytro Kovalyov (UH) def. Johan Berhof (LMU) 6-5, 6-2





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