Bears Get Back On Track with Win over UCSB
Feb. 17, 2007
BERKELEY - The California men's tennis team snapped its four-match losing streak with a 7-0 shut out over UC Santa Barbara, Saturday afternoon at the Berkeley Tennis Club. The Golden Bears got back to a record of .500 (4-4) with the win.
Cal won all six singles matches in straight sets. The closest a Gaucho came to winning a set was on the sixth court. Sophomore Geoff Chizever was in a battle against UCSB's Nigel Barton in the first set, but Chizever won the set and the match, 7-5, 6-3.
Chizever was one of three Bears to win in singles and doubles. In doubles, Chizever and sophomore Eoin Heavey beat Bijan Hejazi and Max Taylor, 8-4. Heavey also beat Taylor in singles, 6-0, 6-3. The other Cal player to win two matches was senior Tyler Browne. Browne and fellow senior John Pettit beat Anders Dalskov and Grant Robertson, 8-6. Browne faced Dalskov later in singles on court two and Browne once again came away with the victory, 6-2. 6-4.
Cal stays in Berkeley but returns to the Hellman Tennis Center next weekend. The next match for the Bears is Friday, Feb. 23 when they host Arizona at 1:30 p.m. The next day, Cal goes up against Arizona State at 12:00 p.m.
Pierre Mouillon, Cal d. Bijan Hejazi, UCSB 6-4, 6-4
Tyler Browne, Cal d. Anders Dalskov, UCSB d. 6-2, 6-4
Eoin Heavey, Cal d. Max Taylor, UCSB 6-0, 6-3
Kallim Stewart, Cal d. Josh Finkelstein, UCSB 6-3, 6-2
Ken Nakahara, Cal d. Grant Robertson, UCSB 6-0, 6-1
Geoff Chizever, Cal d. Nigel Barton, UCSB 7-5, 6-3
Bronwn/John Pettit, Cal d. Dalskov/Robertson, UCSB 8-6
Chizever/Heavey, Cal d. Hejazil/Taylor, UCSB 8-4
Finkelstein/Barton, UCSB d. Stewart/ Carsten Thorstensen, Cal 8-6
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