Timmy Allin, a freshman, smashed a 7-6, 6-2 win at the No. 6 slot during Tuesday's match against Princeton.
March 21, 2007
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of Utah men's tennis team fell to Princeton University on Tuesday for a 2-5 loss.
In doubles play, Othman Zerouali-Ouariti and Jason Smits teamed up at the No. 2 slot to face No. 60 Peter Capkiovic and Alex Vuckovic. The Ute duo smashed an 8-2 match victory over the Tigers. Wes Hancock and Timmy Allin played an 8-6 win over Sratha Saengsuwarn and Mark Gober at the No. 3 slot, earning the Utes the doubles point.
The Utes weren't able to tame the Tigers in the singles competition on Tuesday. Zach Ganger (51) suffered a tough loss at the No. 1 slot against Peter Capkovic (6-4, 4-6, 6-2). Miron Mann stepped in at the No. 2 slot to face Sratha Saengsuwarn. The Tiger took the match 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 over the Ute. Othman Zerouali-Ouariti faced Alex Vuckovic at the No. 4 slot. The match ended in a 4-6, 7-6, 6-4 victory for the Tiger.
The second overall point came from Timmy Allin, who won his match at the No. 6 slot. The Ute faced Jonathan Leslie from Princeton for a 7-6, 6-2 match victory.
#65 Utah 2, #64 Princeton 5 Doubles: 1. Ted Mabrey/George Carpeni (PU) def. #43 Zach Ganger/Miron Mann (UU); 8-6 2. Othman Zerouali-Ouariti/Jason Smits (UU) def. #60 Peter Capkiovic/Alex Vuckovic (PU); 8-2 3. Wes Hancock/Timmy Allin (UU) def. Sratha Saengsuwarn/Mark Gober (PU); 8-6
Singles: 1. Peter Capkovic (PU) def. #51 Zach Ganger (UU); 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 2. Sratha Saengsuwarn (PU) def. Miron Mann (UU); 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 3. George Carpeni (PU) def. Wes Hancock (UU); 6-4, 6-4 4. Alex Vuckovic (PU) def. Othman Zerouali-Ouariti (UU); 4-6, 7-6, 6-4 5. Charlie Brosens (PU) def. Jason Smits (UU); 7-6, 6-3 6. Timmy Allin (UU) def. Jonathan Leslie (PU); 7-6, 6-2