Men's Tennis Finishes Strong at the SDSU Invitational.

Jan. 15, 2006

San Diego, Calif. - The Arizona State Men's Tennis Team finished the last day of competition today at the San Diego State University Invitational, where the Devils were able to take three of the five matches played on the day from the SDSU Aztecs.

First up for the Devils was new-comer Wes Miller who took on Benedikt Stronk, but was unable to defeat the Aztec as Miller fell in a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 loss.

Following Miller was Christopher Biro, who played a tough, gritty match against SDSU's Christian Groh, who defeated Biro 6-3, 4-6, 10-6.

Their follow Devil teammates however were not to be topped as Nick Hegarty, Ryan McBride and Mike Beatty all won their singles matches in straight sets.

Hegarty took on Robert Sabo and walked away with a 6-2, 6-3 win over the Aztec while teammate Ryan McBride defeated Anthony Gomez 6-1, 6-2.

The last Devil up, Mike Beatty was able to make quick work of SDSU's Nima Ossareh with a 6-1, 6-0 win.

Doubles were not played on the final day of the San Diego State Invitational, which wrapped up the final tournament for the Sun Devils before dual action begins.

The Devils will kick off their 2006 season on January 25, taking on the Lumberjacks of NAU at home in Tempe's Whiteman Tennis Center.

The match is set to start at 1:30 p.m.

Results for Day Three of the San Diego State University Invitational


Benedikt Stronk (SDSU) def. Wes Miller (ASU), 6-3, 3-6, 6-2

Christian Groh (SDSU) def. Christopher Biro (ASU), 6-3, 4-6, 10-6

Nick Hegarty (ASU) def. Robert Sabo (SDSU), 6-2, 6-3

Ryan McBride (ASU) def. Anthony Gomez (SDSU), 6-1, 6-2

Mike Beatty (ASU) def. Nima Ossareh (SDSU), 6-1, 6-0



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