Tomasz Grzyb of Utah defeated Joel Kiebowicz 6-4, 7-6 at number four singles
April 25, 2003
PROVO, Utah - The University of Utah defeated UNLV on Friday to claim fifth place in the Mountain West Conference men's tennis championships.
The Utes jumped out to an early lead by taking a 1-0 lead after winning the doubles point. Utah's Tyler Poulson and Tomasz Grzyb beat Aviram Salomon and Joel Kielbowicz 8-2 at No. 2 doubles while Daniel Lohff and Mike Bullard blanked Milos Blagojevic and Ryan Barber 8-0 at No. 3.
In singles, the Rebels of UNLV fought back and won at the top two singles positions. But Utah played tough at the last two spots and won to take a 3-2 lead. The match came down to the No. 3 and No. 4 spots, but Gryzyb was able to hold on to claim the victory over Kielbowicz 6-4, 7-6 at No. 3.
With the victory, the Utes finish the season in fifth place in the MWC.
Utah - 4, UNLV - 2
Nehles/Massaro (UNLV) vs. Brateanu/Coutts (Utah) 2-6, DNF
Poulson/Grzyb (Utah) def. Saloman/Kielbowicz (UNLV) 8-2
Lohff/Bullard (Utah) def. Blagojevic/Barber (UNLV) 8-0
Henner Nehles (UNLV) def. Daniel Lohff (Utah) 6-3, 6-2
Avirim Saloman (UNLV) def. Roeland Brateanu (Utah) 6-1, 6-2
Romain Massaro (UNLV) vs. Tyler Poulson (Utah) 6-2, DNF
Tomas Gryzyb (Utah) def. Joel Kiebowicz (UNLV) 6-4, 7-6
Nick Coutts (Utah) def. Milos Blagojevic (UNLV) 6-2, 6-2
Kaisorn Chaichana (Utah) def. Ryan Barber (UNLV) 6-2, 6-0