March 12, 2013

Brewers Top Caltech; Mernik Posts Second Straight Singles Win

PASADENA, CA -In their final match before the end of term, the Caltech men's tennis team fell to Vassar 8-1 on Tuesday evening.

Luka Mernik continued his strong play of late. The junior posted his second straight win at the No. 3 singles position. In his last three matches, he has won seven of his last nine sets.

The Brewers started the match by sweeping the three doubles matches as they dropped four games in those matches.

They continued that momentum into singles play as they won five singles matches in straight sets.

Tennis Match Results
Vasser vs Caltech
03/12/2013 at Pasadena, CA
(Braun Tennis Courts)
Vasser 8, Caltech 1

Singles competition
1. Andrew Guzick (VASSER) def. Devashish Joshi (CALTECHM) 6-2, 6-1
2. Dan Freeman (VASSER) def. Rushikesh Joshi (CALTECHM) 6-2, 6-2
3. Luka Mernik (CALTECHM) def. Nick Jasso (VASSER) 6-3, 6-4
4. Daniel Cooper (VASSER) def. Alex Henny (CALTECHM) 6-1, 6-3
5. Christian Phelps (VASSER) def. Amol Kamat (CALTECHM) 6-1, 6-1
6. Evan Udine (VASSER) def. Ishan Mehta (CALTECHM) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Andrew Guzick/Daniel Cooper (VASSER) def. Devashish Joshi/Luka Mernik (CALTECHM) 8-1
2. John Kessler/Nick Jasso (VASSER) def. Rushikesh Joshi/Amol Kamat (CALTECHM) 8-3
3. Dan Freeman/Christian Phelps (VASSER) def. Ishan Mehta/JD Co-Reyes (CALTECHM) 8-0

Match Notes:
Official: N/A T-3:09 A-28