No. 13 Huskies Top Eastern, 7-0
March 9, 2012
SEATTLE - The 13th-ranked Husky men's tennis team cruised to a 7-0 win against Eastern Washington today in the Nordstrom Tennis Center, not surrendering a set at any position. Washington will head into an off week now for finals with an 11-2 record.
The Huskies mixed up their lineup a bit in singles and doubles. Senior Skyler Tateishi got a start at third doubles and sixth singles and posted wins in both spots. At third doubles, he teamed with redshirt freshman Nicholas Kamisar, the first start for Kamisar in doubles, and they beat Chad Henninger and Julian Sanchez, 8-2. Freshman Viktor Farkas teamed with Kyle McMorrow at No. 1 doubles for an 8-1 win. Marton Bots and Matt Stith also had an 8-4 win at second doubles as the Huskies took the early lead.
Going down the line in singles play, 12th-ranked McMorrow was a 6-2, 6-0 winner over No. 1 Eagle Ilija Luic. Bots defeated James Russell at second singles, 6-3, 6-3, and sophomore Max Manthou moved up to No. 3 singles and took care of Mario Navarro, 6-2, 6-0.
Farkas won his No. 4 match over Henninger, 6-3, 6-1, and Kamisar was a 6-2, 6-1 winner over Sanchez at fifth singles. In the sixth spot, Tateishi overcame Kyle Koetje in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4.
Washington will have the week off before getting back into action with a big road dual at 15th-ranked Pepperdine on Wednesday, March 21.
Washington Men's Tennis
No. 13 Washington 7; Eastern Washington 0