Bears Defeat Aggies, 4-3

March 13, 2004

The Cal men's tennis team got back on track by defeating No. 13 Texas A&M, 4-3, in College Station. The Bears record improves to 4-6 on the season. The win avenges a 4-0 loss the Bears suffered to the Aggies earlier in the season.

The Bears were led by Veress Balazs who won his fourth match in a row, evening his record at 9-9, on the season. Veress went the distance, defeating Mohamed Dakki, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Jacob Leivent picked up his eleventh win of the season, while the the doubles teams of Patrick Briaud and Veress and Tyler Browne and Daniel Sebescen registered victories over ranked opponents.

RECORDS: Texas A&M 11-6; California 4-6ATTENDANCE: 659


1. (#21) Lester Cook, A&M def. Wayne Wong, CAL, 6-3, 6-32. (#85) Balazs Veress, CAL def. Mohamed Dakki, A&M, 4-6, 6-3, 6-23. Brett Joelson, A&M def. Daniel Sebescen, CAL, 3-6, 6-2, 6-24. Tyler Browne, CAL def. Matt Loucks, A&M, 6-3, 6-45. Khaled El Dorry, A&M def. Patrick Briaud, CAL, 6-3, 2-6, 6-36. Jake Leivent, CAL def. John Nallon, A&M, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (4)
DOUBLES (Cal wins the point)1. Briaud/Veress, CAL def. Cook/Dakki, A&M, 8-32. Browne/Sebescen, CAL def. (#37) Joelson/Marvin Rolle, A&M, 9-73. Wong/Kuni Minato, CAL def. Bryan Wooten/Zack Malmgren, A&M, 8-5

Order of Finish: D1, D3, D2; S1, S4, S2, S5, S3, S6*

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