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Men's Tennis notches second-straight shutout

Published On: Apr 04 2014 09:31:44 PM CDT
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SAN ANTONIO -

The McMurry men's tennis team shut out an opponent for the second-consecutive match, blanking Our Lady of the Lake University, 9-0, in a non-conference match.
 
McM set the tone right out of the gate, sweeping all three doubles matches. and topped Matt Ellis and Bernardo Pegas of OLLU, 8-6, at No. 1 doubles.
 
The War Hawks' and (McM) made short work of the Saints' Tanis Martinez and Jacob Galaviz, 8-2, at No. 2. In the No. 3 pairs match, and easily got past Zahry Edmond and Rodney Pineros, 8-4.
 
McM won five of the six singles matches in straight sets, despite Cruz sitting out singles action with a bad back. Even bumping up the lineup, McM proved dominating.
 
won over Ellis at No. 1, 6-4, 6-4. Perez did likewise at No. 2, 6-2, 6-3, as did Steblein at No. 3 singles, 7-6, 6-2.
 
No. 4 singles was the only match to go three sets, as McM's won his first set against Pineros, 7-6 and dropped set two, 7-5. Mendes won the third set tiebreaker, 10-8.
 
Rico won at No. 5 singles (7-5, 7-5) and took No. 6 (6-2, 6-4)
 

McMurry 9, Our Lady of the Lake University 0
at San Antonio, Texas
 
SINGLES
#1           (McM) d. Matt Ellis (OLLU)                                6-4, 6-4
#2           (McM) d. Zahry Edmond (OLLU)                         6-2, 6-3
#3           (McM) d. Bernardo Pegas (OLLU)          7-6, 6-2
#4           (McM) d. Rodney Pineros (OLLU)        7-6, 5-7, 10-8
#5           (McM) d. Tanis Martinez (OLLU)                       7-5, 7-5
#6           (McM) d. Jacob Galaviz (OLLU)                       6-2, 6-4
 
DOUBLES
#1           / (McM)                                   8-6
                d. Matt Ellis/Bernardo Pegas (OLLU)
#2           / (McM)                                       8-2
                d. Tanis Martinez/Jacob Galaviz (OLLU)
#3           / (McM)                                                  8-4
                d. Zahry Edmond/Rodney Pineros (OLLU)                          

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