No. 69 Men's Tennis Dominates Portland State, Wins 7-0

March 10, 2001

EUGENE, Ore. - In its final home match of the season, the No. 69 Oregon men's tennis team went out in grand fashion, defeating Portland State 7-0. The Ducks improve to 8-6 on the season and have won their last three matches.

'I thought the team handled it well and dominated with class, which I think is important,' Oregon head coach Chris Russell said. 'A match like this helps a little with confidence, but it's not going to boost us up to a real high level.'

In the No. 1 doubles spot, David Becker and Oded Teig defeated Luke Schroter and Michael Thoeresz 8-4. Jason Menke and Buck Mink won their sixth consecutive match in the No. 2 spot, defeating Corey Bennett and Adam Rothert 8-4. Freshman Chris King and Greg Dubourdieu shut out Andy Minor and Cody Hoversland, winning 8-0.

Oregon also dominated the singles matches led by Teig at the No. 1 spot. Teig defeated Schroter, 6-2, 6-1 to improve to 18-9 on the season. Teig has won eight of his last 10 competitions. Mink continued to have success in the No. 2 spot, defeating Thoeresz 6-2, 6-1. Mink has now won six of his last seven matches.

Oregon travels to South Alabama March 27 to begin a string of eight consecutive road matches.

Oregon 7, Portland State 0Doubles1)Becker/Teig (UO) def. Schroter/Thoeresz(PSU), 8-42) Menke/Mink (UO) def. Bennett/Rothert (PSU), 8-43) King/Dubourdieu (UO) def. Minor/Hoversland (PSU), 8-0

Singles1) Oded Teig (UO) def. Luke Schroter (PSU), 6-2, 6-12) Buck Mink (UO) def. Michael Thoeresz (PSU), 6-2, 6-13) David Becker (UO) def. Corey Bennett (PSU), 6-1, 6-04) Jason Menke (UO) def. Andy Minor (PSU), 6-0, 6-05) Greg Dubourdieu (UO) def. Adam Rothert (PSU), 6-0, 6-06) Chris King (UO) def. Cody Hoversland (PSU), 6-0, 6-0

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