Men's Tennis Goes 5-1 At Pacific Coast Doubles Championships
March 2, 2001
LA JOLLA, Calif. - Stanford sophomores Scott Lipsky (Merrick, NY/Bellmore-Kennedy HS) and David Martin (Key Biscayne, FL/Boca Raton Prep) extended their doubles record to 20-2 this season with a pair of straight set wins at the 112th Pacific Coast Men's Doubles Championships on Friday at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club.
Cardinal seniors Ali Ansari (Houston, TX/Second Baptist HS) and Scotty Scott (Belvedere, CA/Pinewood School) also won a pair of matches in straight sets. Ansari and Scott will compete in the round of 16 on Saturday at 9:00 a.m., with Lipsky and Martin to follow at 10:30 a.m.
Fourth-seeded Lipsky and Martin, who are currently ranked fourth in the country by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, opened the day with a convincing 6-1, 6-1 win over Chuck Briggs and Chris Erickson of William & Mary. The Cardinal tandem then advanced to Saturday's action with a 6-3, 6-3 triumph over Diego Acuna and John Cham-A-Koon of Pepperdine.
Fifth-seeded Ansari and Scott also posted two convincing victories. The senior captains beat Cory Moderhak and Evereet Schoeter of UC San Diego 6-2, 6-2 in the first round, and knocked off Rice's Cody Jackson and Ramez Qamer 6-3, 6-4 in the second round.
Stanford's third entry - sophomores Ryan Haviland (Sumter, SC/Sumter HS) and Carter Morris (Washington, D.C./St. Alban's HS) pulled off a first round upset before falling in the second round. The 29th-ranked duo upset eighth-seeded Michael Pardowski of San Diego, California and Simon Shen of UC Santa Barbara 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 before being outlasted by 27th-ranked Chase Exon and Al Garland of Pepperdine 3-6, 7-6, 7-6.
112th Pacific Coast Men's Doubles Championships
At La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club
Ryan Haviland/Carter Morris (Stanford) #8 seeds Michael Pardowski (San Diego, CA)/Simon Shen (UC Santa Barbara), 6-3, 6-7, 6-3
#4 seeds Scott Lipsky/David Martin (Stanford) d. Chuck Briggs/Chris Erickson (William & Mary), 6-1, 6-1
#5 seeds Ali Ansari/Scotty Scott (Stanford) d. Cory Moderhak/Everett Schoeter (UC San Diego), 6-2, 6-2
Chase Exon/Al Garland (Pepperdine) d. Ryan Haviland/Carter Morris (Stanford), 3-6, 7-6, 7-6
#4 seeds Scott Lipsky/David Martin (Stanford) d. Diego Acuna/John Cham-A-Koon (Pepperdine), 6-2, 6-4
#5 seeds Ali Ansari/Scotty Scott (Stanford) d. Cody Jackson/Ramez Qamer (Rice), 6-3, 6-4