No. 10 Stanford Downs No. 23 Arizona, 6-1
April 10, 2004
TUCSON, Ariz. - The No. 10 ranked Stanford University men's tennis team completed a sweep of the Arizona schools with a 6-1 win over the No. 23 ranked Arizona Wildcats on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Cardinal improve to 14-5 on the season and 4-1 in Pac-10 play, while the Wildcats drop to 13-8 overall and 2-4 in conference action.
The Cardinal started the match by sweeping the doubles matches to capture the doubles point. Senior captain Carter Morris and junior Sam Warburg teamed up at the No. 1 doubles spot to defeat Arizona's Roger Matalonga and Colin O'Grady, 9-8 (5), while junior Phil Sheng and sophomore KC Corkery downed Whi Kim and Daniel Andrus, 8-4 at the No. 2 doubles position. The tandem of sophomore James Pade and freshman James Wan completed the sweep with an 8-2 win over the Wildcats' Paul Warkentin and Tim Mullane at the No. 3 spot.
Stanford continued its winning ways once singles competition began, taking five of the six singles matches. Warburg and Corkery rallied to capture three set victories at the No. 1 and No. 2 singles positions, respectively. Warburg defeated No. 96 ranked Matalonga, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, while Corkery defeated Kim, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. Wan collected a 6-3, 6-4 win over O'Grady at the No. 3 spot to up his dual match record to 21-0. Pade defeated Tom Lloyd, 6-3, 6-2 at the No. 4 singles spot, while Morris registered a 7-5, 1-6, 7-5 win over Andrus in No. 5 singles action. Freshman Chris Rasmussen suffered a 7-5, 6-3 loss versus Warkentin at the No. 6 singles spot.
The Cardinal return to The Farm to host Pepperdine, UCLA and USC in the Stanford Challenge. Stanford will take on the Waves on April 13th, UCLA on April 16th and USC on the 17th.
Stanford - 6
Arizona - 1
Doubles (Stanford Wins Point)
1. Morris/Warburg (S) def. Matalonga/O'Grady, 9-8 (5)
2. Corkery/Sheng (S) def. Andrus/Kim, 8-4
3. Pade/Wan (S) def. Mullane/Warkentin, 8-2
1. #11 S. Warburg (S) def. #96 R. Matalonga, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
2. #110 KC Corkery (S) def. W. Kim (4-6, 6-1, 6-3
3. #84 J. Wan (S) def. C. O'Grady, 6-3, 6-4
4. J. Pade (S) def. T. Lloyd, 6-3, 6-2
5. C. Morris (S) def. D. Andrus, 7-5, 1-6, 7-5
6. P. Warkentin (A) def. C. Rasmussen, 7-5, 6-3