Tech Tennis Notches 6-1 Win over Texas-Arlington|
March 17, 1998
LUBBOCK, Texas - The Texas Tech men's tennis team defeated the University of Texas-Arlington 6-1 Tuesday in the Athletic Training Center in the team,s final home match of the season, moving to 7-7 this spring. Tech claimed five singles victories and won two of the three doubles matches.The No. 1 doubles pair of Adam Baranowski and Ryan Shupe pushed out a 9-7 win, as well as posting victories in the No. 5 and No. 4 singles slots respectively. Senior captain Tylir Jimenez won a 6-4, 6-4 decision in the No. 2 singles over UTA's Christoph Kull, and Wojtek Stasiak and Carey Biorkman also tallied points for the Red Raiders. Biorkman and Petar Danolic cruised to an 8-1 win in No. 3 doubles, while Jimenez and Doug Lacy fell 8-6.
Last year, UTA dropped the Red Raiders 5-2 in Arlington. The team continues action Saturday with a match at Baylor, beginning a road stretch that will last through the end of the season.TEXAS TECH MEN'S TENNIS RESULTS
Singles: No. 1 ^ Christian Jaeger (UTA) def. Petar Danolic (TTU0 6-4, 6-2; No. 2 ^ Tylir Jimenez (TTU) def. Christoph Kull (UTA) 6-4, 6-4; No. 3 ^ Wojtek Stasiak (TTU) def. Ruben Souto (UTA) 6-3, 6-0; No. 4 ^ Ryan Shupe (TTU) def. Mattias Larsson (UTA) 6-3, 6-0; No. 5 ^ Adam Baranowski (TTU) def. Per-Erik Karlsson (UTA) 6-3, 6-1; No. 6 ^ Carey Biorkman (TTU) def. Chad Prior (UTA) 6-2, 6-4. Doubles: No. 1 ^ Baranowski-Shupe (TTU) def. Jaeger-Souto (UTA) 9-7; No. 2 ^ Kull-Karlsson (UTA) def. Jimenez-Doug Lacy (TTU) 8-6; No. 3 ^ Biorkman-Danolic (TTU) def. Larsson-Matt Fajkus (UTA) 8-1.