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Cal Poly Men's Tennis Beats UC Riverside 6-1 on Senior Day

Cal Poly Men's Tennis Beats UC Riverside 6-1 on Senior Day

SAN LUIS OBISPO – The No. 45 Cal Poly men's tennis team successfully closed out its last home match of the season, as it beat UC Riverside 6-1 on Saturday afternoon at Mustang Courts.

The Mustangs' match against Riverside was used to honor seniors Corey Pang, Ben Donovan, Garrett Auproux and Tim Tan, who have all been strong assets to the team. 

The Mustangs started the match off on a strong note, as they took the doubles point right away after Auproux and Axel Damiens beat Anderson Ju and Max Cohen on court three 6-1. 

Donovan and Pang clinched the match for the Mustangs after beating Kyle McCann and Cooper Bridge 6-1 on court one, giving them their 11th consecutive doubles win. 

Up 1-0, Josh Ortlip put the second point on the board, as he beat Tadeas Lansky on court four 6-1, 6-1. 

Auproux beat Abdallah on court three 6-2, 6-3, giving the Mustangs a 3-0 lead over the Highlanders. 

Pang clinched the match for the Mustangs after beating McCann 6-3, 6-4 on court two. 

Antoine Noel beat Ju on court six 6-3, 6-1, while Damiens fell to Chung on court five 7-6, 6-3, giving the Highlanders their first point. 

Up 5-1, Donovan ended the match with a solid win over Bridge on court one, 6-2, 6-4. 

The Mustangs' win advances them to 16-6 on the season and 3-1 in conference play. 

Cal Poly will be back on the courts to take on UC Santa Barbara on Saturday April 22. 

Cal Poly 6, UC Riverside Men's Tennis 1 

Doubles competition

1. Ben Donovan/Corey Pang (CPMT) def. Kyle McCann/Cooper Bridge (UCRMTEN) 6-1

2. Nabil Abdallah/Gilbert Chung (UCRMTEN) vs. Timothy Tan/Karl Endander (CPMT) no result

3. Garrett Auproux/Axel Damiens (CPMT) def. Anderson Ju/Max Cohen (UCRMTEN) 6-1

Match Notes: Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (4,3,2,6,5,1)


Singles competition

1. Ben Donovan (CPMT) def. Cooper Bridge (UCRMTEN) 6-2, 6-4

2. Corey Pang (CPMT) def. Kyle McCann (UCRMTEN) 6-3, 6-4

3. Garrett Auproux (CPMT) def. Nabil Abdallah (UCRMTEN) 6-2, 6-3

4. Joshua Ortlip (CPMT) def. Tadeas Lansky (UCRMTEN) 6-1, 6-1

5. Gilbert Chung (UCRMTEN) def. Axel Damiens (CPMT) 7-6, 6-3

6. Antoine Noel (CPMT) def. Anderson Ju (UCRMTEN) 6-3, 6-1