Jan. 27, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Released January 27, 2003
THIS WEEK: The University of Utah men's tennis team, with a 2-1 dual record on the season, will meet New Mexico State University this Saturday, Feb. 1, at 1:00 p.m. The match will be held at the Eccles Tennis Center in Salt Lake City.
REVIEWING LAST WEEK: The Utes had a two-day homestand last week, with Utah State on Jan. 24 and Montana State on Jan. 25. The Utes did not drop a set in a 7-0 sweep over Utah State. Daniel Lohff defeated Jonah Nelson 6-2, 6-3 in the no. 1 position. In doubles, Tyler Poulson and Tomasz Grzyb defeated the pairng of Brandon Butler and Jason Trask. 8-1. In the victory over Montana State, Lohff was again a winner, this time over Marek Gebicki with a 7-6, 6-4 win. Roeland Brateanu and Nick Coutts teamed up to defeat Federico Ueltschi and Gebicki 8-2.
SCOUTING THE OPPOSITION: New Mexico State University will open their spring season on Jan. 31 against Brigham Young University. The Aggies feature Dan Even and Ben Archer-Clowes, who have both fared well in fall tournaments.
QUOTING HEAD COACH F.D. ROBBINS:
"It's good to start off the season with two wins like this. I thought we were shaky to start off, and that's normal for an opener. I expect New Mexico State will be a challenge when they come here this weekend."