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Another Straight-Set Sweep

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Published
February 1, 2008
By
Joe Reinsch

GLENDORA, Calif. -- Azusa Pacific won 36 of 38 games contested in the top 3 singles positions, cruising to a 9-0 win over Occidental Friday afternoon at Citrus College.

Sophomore Matthijs Bolsius and junior Patrick Kur each posted 6-1, 6-0 victories in the top 2 singles spots, also claiming an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles, while sophomore Mathias Weber registered a perfect 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles.

At No. 3 doubles, sophomore John Phillips and freshman Daniel Moore rallied from a 6-5 deficit, taking the final 3 games in the 8-6 win that finished off the Cougars’ doubles sweep.

With the win, Azusa Pacific improves to 2-0 on the season, while Occidental drops to 0-2. The Cougars host NCAA Division II’s No. 6-ranked UC San Diego Saturday morning at 9 a.m. at the Citrus College tennis courts.

Azusa Pacific 9, Occidental 0

SINGLES
1. Matthijs Bolsius (APU) def. Stefan Pastor (OXY), 6-1, 6-0
2. Patrick Kur (APU) def. Victor Sowers (OXY), 6-1, 6-0
3. Mathias Weber (APU) def. Mike Kuhn (OXY), 6-0, 6-0
4. Robby Dabbs (APU) def. Daniel Ikuta (OXY), 6-4, 6-1
5. Daniel Moore (APU) def. Vince Karlen (OXY), 6-3, 6-2
6. Jan Friedrich (APU) def. Alex Montgomery (OXY), 6-3, 6-1

DOUBLES
1. Bolsius/Kur (APU) def. Reid Fenning/Kuhn (OXY), 8-1
2. Dabbs/Weber (APU) def. Karlen/Sowers (OXY), 8-3
3. Friedrich/John Phillips (APU) def. Ikuta/Montgomery (OXY), 8-6