SAN ANTONIO (April 18, 2014) -- The Our Lady of the Lake University men's tennis team narrowly lost to NCAA DIII Texas Lutheran University last Friday by the score of 4-5. The same result happened last year when the Saints had a 4-1 lead over the Bulldogs, but they were able to come back to beat OLLU.
No. 1 doubles Matt Ellis (JR/El Paso, Texas) and Tanis Martinez (SO/Carrizo Springs, Texas) beat their opponents Sanio Dizdarevic and Gunner Robison 8-5. OLLU's Bernardo Pegas (FR/Bage, RS, Brazil) and Jacob Galaviz (FR/El Paso, Texas) were also able to beat TLU's Kyle Thompson and Greg Nelson 8-6. Ellis also won his singles match against Dizdarevic 7-6 (7-3)/ 6-2, and Pegas beat Thompson 6-1/6-3.
Full results are listed below.
|Matt Ellis/Tanis Martinez||Sanio Dizdarevic/Gunner Robison||W, 8-5|
|Rodney Pineros (JR/Bogota, Columbia)/AJ Gallardo (SO/El Paso, Texas)||Henry Moon/Eric Beckenback||L, 9-8/7-5|
|Bernardo Pegas/Jacob Galaviz||Kyle Thompson/Greg Nelson||W, 8-6|
|Matt Ellis||Sanio Disdarevic||W, 7-6/7-3/6-2|
|Rodney Pineros||Gunner Robison||L, 6-2/6-0|
|Bernardo Pegas||Kyle Thompson||W, 6-1/6-3|
|Tanis Martinez||Ryan Beene||L, 7-5/6-2|
|Jacob Galaviz||Greg Nelson||L, 6-3/6-4|
|AJ Gallardo||Eric Beckenbach||L, 7-5/6-2|
The Saints will now prepare for their conference regional match that will take place on April 25.