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Cats Claim 4-1 Win Over Cal

Apr 3, 2022

Tucson, Ariz. - Arizona is on a Pac-12 conference play winning streak after today's historic 4-1 victory over California. The Cats defeated the Bears for the first time since 2004. 

It was a quick doubles competition today that saw the Wildcats walk away with the doubles point. Jonas Ziverts and Herman Hoeyeraal swept the No. 28 ranked doubles pair Yuta Kikuchi and Carl Overbeck 6-0 on court one. Jared Horwood and Colton Smith clinched the doubles point with their 6-3 win against Philip Hjorth and Lucas Magnaudet con court two. 

The Cats secured three singles points to finalize the win over Cal. Carlos Hassey finished first on court six against Magnaudet in straight sets 6-2, 6-2. Nick Lagaev took the second singles point of the day with his 6-1, 6-2 win over Derrick Chen. Gustaf Strom clinched the match against Cal with his 6-4, 6-4 straight set win against Philip Hjorth. 

It was a back-to-back to win against the Bay Area schools after the Cats defeated Stanford 4-2 on Friday, April 1. The Wildcats are now 4-0 in Pac-12 play as they prepare for their last home match against No. 28 Utah on Friday, April 8 at 2 p.m. in which they will honor their three seniors: Carlos Hassey, Filip Malbasic and Conner Olsen.


#18 University of Arizona 4, #42 California 1

Singles competition
1. Yuta Kikuchi (CAL) def. Jonas Ziverts (ARIZ) 6-2, 6-0
2. Gustaf Strom (ARIZ) def. Philip Hjorth (CAL) 6-4, 6-4
3. Colton Smith (ARIZ) vs. Sean Hill (CAL) 1-6, 6-4, 2-2, unfinished
4. Herman Hoeyeraal (ARIZ) vs. Carl Overbeck (CAL) 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 0-0, unfinished
5. Nick Lagaev (ARIZ) def. Derrick Chen (CAL) 6-1, 6-2
6. Carlos Hassey (ARIZ) def. Lucas Magnaudet (CAL) 6-2, 6-2
Order of finish: 6, 5, 1, 2

Doubles competition
1. Herman Hoeyeraal/Jonas Ziverts (ARIZ) def. Yuta Kikuchi/Carl Overbeck (CAL) 6-0
2. Jared Horwood/Colton Smith (ARIZ) def. Sean Hill/Lucas Magnaudet (CAL) 6-3
3. Carlos Hassey/Gustaf Strom (ARIZ) vs. Philip Hjorth/Alex Chang (CAL) 4-5, unfinished
Order of finish: 1, 2