Troy Benson
SUU Strategic Communications

Men's Tennis Falls to Weber State in Ogden

April 12, 2014
By SUU Strategic Communication

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OGDEN, Utah - Southern Utah University men's tennis played its final road match of 2014 on Saturday, falling to Weber State 7-0 in Ogden. The loss drops the Thunderbirds to 0-13 on the year and 0-9 in conference play while the Wildcats remained undefeated in the Big Sky with a 9-0 record and an overall mark of 13-9.

Freshmen Ammon Story and Mitchell John played the closest match in doubles, falling 8-3 at No. 3 to Weber State's duo of Caio Poitena and Dylan Hansel. John returned in singles to take two games in the first set of his No. 6 singles matchup 6-2 before falling 6-0 in the second.

Senior Alex Dial and sophomore Troy Benson led the T-Birds with three games in singles as Benson dropped a 6-1, 6-2 decision at No. 1 singles and Dial fell 6-2, 6-1 at No. 3 singles.

Southern Utah will close out its 2014 regular season when the Thunderbirds host Northern Arizona on April 19. The match with the Lumberjacks is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on the Thunderbird Tennis Courts.

Tennis Match Results
Southern Utah vs Weber State
Apr 12, 2014 at Ogden, UT
(Edman Courts)

Weber State 7, Southern Utah 0

Singles competition

1. GEWERT, Jakub (WSU) def. BENSON, Troy (SUU) 6-1, 6-2
2. GOOD, Oliver (WSU) def. ROBBINS, Blair (SUU) 6-0, 6-1
3. POITENA, Caio (WSU) def. DIAL, Alex (SUU) 6-2, 6-1
4. BARLOW, Landon (WSU) def. STORY, Ammon (SUU) 6-0, 6-0
5. GOSWAMI, Sanjay (WSU) def. OLCOTT, Branden (SUU) 6-0, 6-0
6. GARNER, Ryan (WSU) def. JOHN, Mitchell (SUU) 6-2, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. GOOD, Oliver/GARNER, Ryan (WSU) def. ROBBINS, Blair/BENSON, Troy (SUU) 8-1
2. GOSWAMI, Sanjay/SMITH, James (WSU) def. DIAL, Alex/OLCOTT, Branden (SUU) 8-1
3. POITENA, Caio/HANSEL, Dylan (WSU) def. STORY, Ammon/JOHN, Mitchell (SUU) 8-3

Match Notes:

Southern Utah 0-13; 0-9 BSC
Weber State 13-9; 9-0 BSC