Men's Tennis Rolls Against Portland

March 3, 2001

EUGENE, Ore. - The University of Oregon men's tennis team rebounded from last week's 6-1 loss to Washington by defeating the University of Portland, 6-1, on Saturday at the Student Tennis Center. With the win, the Ducks even their record at 5-5 (0-3 Pac-10).

Oregon made a fast start, capturing two of its three doubles matches. Buck Mink and Jason Menke, playing at the No. 2 spot, earned their fourth consecutive victory, an 8-1 win over the Portland tandem of Jeff Nunnenkamp and Quinn Borchard.

The Ducks won all but one of their singles matches. Oded Teig, playing at the No. 1 spot, notched a convincing 6-2, 6-2 win over Peter Malacek, while Mink handled Nunnenkamp in a short 6-1, 6-2 match.

'This was a good win for us,' said head coach Chris Russell. 'Portland is a good team. Our guys came out ready to play, and I am pleased with their effort.'

Oregon will meet Santa Clara on Sunday, March 4, at 11:00 a.m. at the Student Tennis Center in Eugene.

Final Score: Oregon 6, Portland 1

Doubles1.) Becker/Pawlowski, Ore., def. Anderson/Baer, UP, 8-6.2.) Mink/Menke, Ore., def. Nunnenkamp/Borchard, UP, 8-1.3.) Tostenrude/Malacek, UP, def. Teig/Chris King, Ore., 9-8.

Singles1.) Oded Teig, Ore., def. Peter Malacek, UP, 6-2, 6-2.2.) Martin Pawlowski, Ore., def. Lars Anderson, UP, 7-6, 6-4.3.) Buck Mink, Ore., def. Jeff Nunnenkamp, UP, 6-1, 6-2.4.) David Becker, Ore., def. Matt Baer, UP, 6-3, 7-6.5.) Jason Menke, Ore., def. Nick Tostenrude, UP, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3.6.) Quang Nguyen, UP, def. Greg Dubourdieu, Ore., 7-6, 6-1.


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