Bears Victorious in Final Day of Aloha Invitational

March 26, 2007

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The California men's tennis team picked up its first win in three matches in the Aloha Invitational on Monday at the UH Tennis Complex. The Golden Bears defeated Hawaii, 4-2. Cal, who lost its previous two matches in the tournament, won its 10th match of the season to improve to 10-6.

Cal won four of the six singles matches. No doubles matches were played. Although the Bears lost on the top two courts, they won the other four matches to earn the win. Junior Ken Nakahara won his third match in the Aloha Invitational, as he knocked off Jeff Fitch, 6-1, 6-2. Nakahara is now on a nine-match winning streak.

Sophomore Eoin Heavey picked up his second win of the tournament. After winning a close first set, 7-5, he took the second, 6-4, to win the match.

Senior Daniel Sebescen and freshman Kallim Stewart won their first matches of the invitational. Sebescen shut out Chad Faulk, 6-0, 6-0. Stewart lost the first set in his match against Spence Mendoza, before coming back to take the next two sets to win the match, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3.

The Bears stay on the road, as they travel to the desert to face Arizona State on Friday, March 30, at 1:30 p.m. The next day, Cal faces Arizona at 1 p.m.

Singles Results:
Andreas Weber (Haw) def. Pierre Mouillon (Cal), 6-2, 6-2
Sascha Heinemann (Haw) def. Tyler Browne (Cal), 6-3, 7-6(3)
Eoin Heavey (Cal) def. Derrick Lajola (Haw), 7-5, 6-4
Daniel Sebescen (Cal) def. Chad Faulk (Haw), 6-0, 6-0
Ken Nakahara (Cal) def. Jeff Fitch (Haw), 6-1, 6-2
Kallim Stewart (Cal) def. Spence Mendoza (Haw), 4-6, 6-1, 6-3

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