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April 15, 2013

Men’s Tennis to Host Hawai’i on Senior Day, Tuesday

 

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly men's tennis team will host the University of Hawai'i Tuesday at 1 pm on the Mustang Courts. It will be the Mustangs final home match of the season and the final home match for the team's two seniors, Andre Dome and Jordan Bridge. First serve is set for 1 pm.

The Mustangs enter the match with an 11-8 overall record and are 3-1 in Big West matches while the Rainbow Warriors are 6-11 overall and 3-1 in conference matches.  Cal Poly has won its last three Big West matches since opening conference play with a 4-3 loss to UC Irvine on April 5. This past weekend, Cal Poly defeated UC Davis and Pacific, both by scores of 5-2. 

Dome enters the week ranked 25th in the nation and sports a 17-2 dual match record and posts a 13-4 doubles record. In his four-year career at Cal Poly the senior has compiled a dual match record of 54-17 and a 67-23 overall record. He is a three-time All-Big West Conference First Team honoree and was named the conference player of the year in 2012 and was named the conference's freshman of the year in 2009.  

In doubles play his is 41-18 overall and to the first team twice. 

Bridge is a three time all-conference performer including freshman of the year in 2010. This season he is 8-5 in dual matches and 13-5 in doubles play. Overall Bridge has compiled a 35-44 singles record and posts a 44-36 mark in doubles play.

Other Mustangs to keep an eye on entering the match with Hawai'i include junior Marco Comuzzo who enters play with a 13-6 dual match record and is 22-9 overall. He has split his time between the No. 2 and No. 3 courts. On the second court his is 9-5 while he is 4-1 on the third. 

Freshman Derek Klein has posted an impressive 9-8 dual match record against a solid field with a 6-6 record on the fourth court.

Sophomore Naveen Beasley enters the week with an 11-8 dual match record while posting a 5-0 record on the fifth court. Transfer Matt Thomson , 5-4 in dual matches, has recorded a 4-1 record on the sixth court.