No. 26 California Falls to No. 34 Arizona State, 4-3

Feb. 13, 2005

Berkeley - The No. 26 Golden Bears (3-2 overall) fell to No. 34 Arizona State, 4-3. The match originally began on Friday, Feb. 11, but was postponed due to poor weather. With the loss, the Bears fall to 3-2 overall.

Cal picked up the doubles point, sweeping all three matches. The No. 30 duo of Patrick Briaud and Conor Niland defeated Andy Colombo and Jonathan Kinsella, 8-3, on court one. Court two saw Daniel Sebescen and Tyler Browne beat Clinton Letcher and Mike Beatty, 8-5. John Pettit and Ken Nakahara completed the sweep on court three, defeating Ryan McBride and Christopher Biro, 8-4.

In singles play, the Bears scored wins on courts one and two. Niland defeated the Sun Devil's Colombo in straight sets, 6-1; 6-1. Sebescen came back from dropping the first set to Biro on court two, winning 3-6; 6-3; 6-4.

The Bears next face UC Santa Barbara, Sunday, Feb. 20 at 12:00 p.m. at Berkeley's Hellman Tennis Center.

Complete ResultsDoubles1. (Cal) Briaud / Niland d. (ASU) Colombo / Kinsella, 8-32. (Cal) Sebescen / Browne d. (ASU) Letcher / Beatty, 8-53. (Cal) Pettit / Nakahara d. (ASU) McBride / Biro, 8-4

Singles1. (Cal) Niland d. (ASU) Colombo, 6-1; 6-12. (Cal) Sebescen d. (ASU) Biro, 3-6; 6-3; 6-43. (ASU) Kinsella d. (Cal) Briaud, 7-5; 2-6; 6-44. (ASU) Letcher d. (Cal) Browne, 6-4; 6-45. (ASU) Hegarty d. (Cal) Wallace, 6-4; 7-66. (ASU) Beatty d. (Cal) Pettit, 7-5; 2-6; 6-3

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