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February 21, 2006
Jason Cannon

FULLERTON, Calif. -- Hope International was looking forward to testing its new look roster against a formidable foe in top-ranked Azusa Pacific. The end result was a more difficult match for the Cougars but, ultimately, still a 9-0 blanking of the Royals, Tuesday afternoon in Fullerton.

The Cougars ran the table getting impressive wins from Boris Bakalov and Justin Green. Azusa Pacific ran its record to a perfect 6-0.

“Both teams played well today and Hope International is a much improved team but our guys were up to the challenge today,” said head coach Mark Bohren.


Boris Bakalov (APU) d. Felix Houf (HIU), 6-1, 6-1

Patrick Kur (APU) d. Dan Durkie (HIU), 6-2, 6-4

Tom Jelsma (APU) d. Bill Mldenovic (HIU), 6-7, 6-4, 10-2

Cole Billings (APU) d. Oscar Sanchez (HIU), 6-1, 6-0

Art Fatkiev (APU) d. Indra Mitra (HIU), 6-2, 6-2

Justin Green (APU) d. Ignacio Guerrero (HIU), 6-2, 6-0


Bakalov/Jelsma (APU) d. Houf/Sanchez (HIU), 8-1

Fatkiev/Billings (APU) d. Mitra/Durkie (HIU), 8-4

Kur/Goodrich (APU) d. Mldenovic/Guerrero (HIU), 8-6