Hawks Beat Banana Slugs in Close Match

Hawks Beat Banana Slugs in Close Match

SANTA CRUZ (2-14) – The Banana Slugs closed out their two match weekend as they took on NCAA Division II member Holy Names University in Santa Cruz. The Hawks won four out of six singles matches as the Hawks won 6-3.

Both teams lost their last match. In their last match, the Banana Slugs lost to Santa Clara University 7-0 yesterday in Santa Cruz while the Hawks lost 7-0 to UC Davis last Sunday in Davis.

The Banana Slugs won two singles matches while the Hawks won four. In the #6 singles match between Ryan Dugan of UC Santa Cruz and Ivan Parra of Holy Names, Dugan defeated Parra 6-1, 6-4. In the #1 singles match between Matthew Halligan of the Hawks and Chadwick Stone of the Banana Slugs, Halligan defeated Stone 6-2, 3-6, 6-0. In the #2 singles match between Andrew Amor of Holy Names and Chad Le Duff of UC Santa Cruz, Amor defeated Le Duff 6-3, 6-2. In the #3 singles match between Hugo Colpart of Holy Names and Kyle Richter of UC Santa Cruz, Colpart defeated Richter 6-2, 6-1. In the #5 singles match between Derek Levchenko of the Banana Slugs and Nikola Solaja of the Hawks, Solaja defeated Levchenko 7-5, 6-4. The tightest singles match of the day was the #4 singles match between Adrian Sirovica of UC Santa Cruz and Bernardo Moraes of Holy Names. Sirovica defeated Moraes 6-3, 1-6, 6-1.

The Hawks won two matches while the Banana Slugs won one. In the #3 doubles match between Dugan and Le Duff of the Banana Slugs and Moraes and Parra of Holy Names, Dugan and Le Duff defeated Moraes and Parra 8-3. In the #1 doubles match between ITA NCAA Division II #13 Colpart and Halligan of Holy Names and Richter and Sirovica of UC Santa Cruz, Colpart and Halligan defeated Richter and Sirovica 8-2.  The tightest doubles match was the #2 doubles match between of Levchenko and Stone of UC Santa Cruz and Amor and Duong of Holy Names. Amor and Duong defeated Levchenko and Stone 8-4.

Before are the full results:

#1 Singles        Matthew Halligan (HNU)         def.      Chadwick Stone (UCSC)         6-2, 3-6, 6-0

#2 Singles        Andrew Amor (HNU)              def.      Chad Le Duff (UCSC)              6-3, 6-2

#3 Singles        Hugo Colpart (HNU)               def.      Kyle Richter (UCSC)               6-2, 6-1

#4 Singles        Adrian Sirovica (UCSC)          def.      Bernardo Moraes (HNU)          6-3, 1-6, 6-1

#5 Singles        Nikola Solaja (HNU)               def.      Derek Levchenko (UCSC)       7-5, 6-4

#6 Singles        Ryan Dugan (UCSC)               def.      Ivan Parra (HNU)                  6-1, 6-4

#1 Doubles       Colpart/Halligan (HNU)           def.      Richter/Sirovica (UCSC)        8-2

#2 Doubles       Amor/Duong (HNU)                def.      Levchenko/Stone (UCSC)      8-4

#3 Doubles       Dugan/Le Duff (UCSC)            def.      Moraes/Parra (HNU)             8-3      

The next match for the Banana Slugs is next Saturday as they take on ITA NCAA Division III #38 Chapman University in Santa Cruz. The match time is set for 11 am.