No. 14 Arizona Hosts Second Home Match
TUCSON, Ariz. - No. 14 Arizona Men's Tennis preview: vs. No. 5 Texas
When: Friday, Jan. 21, at 1:30 p.m. (MST)
Where: LaNelle Robson Tennis Center, Tucson, Ariz.
Team records: Arizona (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12), Texas (0-1, 0-0 Big 12)
Series: Texas leads 1-0
The Wildcats faced the Longhorns for their third Top-10 match of the '21 season on March 19, 2021. The Wildcats lost a 4-3 heartbreaker in Austin.
Arizona 3, Texas 4
March 19, 2021
1. No. 50 Jonas Ziverts (UA) def. No. 120 Eliot Spizzirri (UT) 7-6, 0-6, 7-6
2. No. 78 Micah Braswell (UT) def. No. 54 Filip Malbasic (UA) 6-7, 6-3, 6-1
3. No. 105 Gustaf Strom (UA) def. Cleeve Harper (UT) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
4. Alejandro Reguant (UA) def. Chih Chi Huang (UT) 6-1, 2-6, 6-4
5. Evin Mcdonald (UT) def. Carlos Hassey (UA) 4-6, 6-4, 7-6
6. Nevin Arimilli (UT) def. Nick Lagaev (UA) 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
Order of finish: 4, 3, 2, 1, 5, 6
1. Woldeab/Spizzirri def. Ziverts/Middleton 7-5
2. Hassey/Reguant def. Huang/Harper 7-5
3. Braswell/Bullard def. Malbasic/Strom 6-3
Order of finish: 3, 2, 1
Come on Down - Fans attending Friday's match can look forward to free pizza, free parking and free admission to cheer on the Cats.
STUDENT-athletes - The Arizona men's tennis team proved once again that they put the student in student-athlete. The Wildcats posted a 3.51 Fall semester GPA, the highest of any men's team on campus.
Strong Start - After their program-record of 21 wins last season, the Cats didn't lose one point in their home opener against GCU on Jan. 16. Colton Smith secured his first collegiate win over the weekend and Arizona walked away from the meeting with a 7-0 win. Gustaf Strom returned from an injury sustained in the fall with a dominant performance, cleaning up 6-1, 6-0 on court two.
The Cats are on the road for the next few weeks as they hit the road to Malibu, Calif. to faceoff against the Pepperdine Wave on Sunday, Jan. 23. Then the team heads to Prairie View, Texas for a matchup against PVAMU on Thursday, Jan. 27.