No. 30 California Falls to No. 4 UCLA, 7-0

Feb. 26, 2005

Los Angeles, Calif. - The No. 30 California men's tennis team fell to No. 4 UCLA, 7-0. With the loss, the Golden Bears record falls to 4-4 overall, while UCLA improves to 12-1 on the year.

While Cal lost the doubles point, the No. 11 duo of Patrick Briaud and Conor Niland notched a win on court one, where they defeated No. 44 Kohlloeffel and Pampoulov, 8-3.

The Bears faced a daunting task in singles, where five of the Bruins' six singles players were nationally ranked. Senior captain Briaud was edged in a close match on court three, where he lost to No. 42 Kris Kwinta, 5-7; 6-3; (10-5). Freshman Ken Nakahara battled hard on court six, where he was defeated by No. 65 Philipp Gruendler in three sets, 3-6; 6-3; 6-0.

Cal hosts Texas A&M, this Wednesday, March 2 at 1:30 p.m. at the Hellman Tennis Center.

DOUBLES1. (11) Briaud/Niland (Cal) def. (44) Kohlloeffel/Pampoulov (UCLA) - 8-32. (28) Francis/Kwinta (UCLA) def. Browne/Sebescen (Cal) - 8-43. Gruendler/Lam (UCLA) def. Maack/Dean Wallace (Cal) - 8-5UCLA Wins Doubles Point

SINGLES1. (12) Luben Pampoulov (UCLA) def. (16) Conor Niland (Cal) - 6-3, 6-22. (10) Benjamin Kohlloeffel (UCLA) def. (46) Lennart Maack (Cal) - 6-2, 6-13. (42) Kris Kwinta (UCLA) def. Patrick Briaud (Cal) - 5-7, 6-3, (10-5)4. Chris Lam (UCLA) def. Daniel Sebescen (Cal) - 6-1, 6-15. (89) Alberto Francis (UCLA) def. Tyler Browne (Cal) - 6-1, 6-26. (65) Philipp Gruendler (UCLA) def. Ken Nakahara (Cal) - 3-6, 6-3, 6-0

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