Men's Tennis Wins Four Matches at the Harvard Chowder Fest

Sept. 13, 2013

BOSTON, Mass. - The University of Tulsa men's tennis team won three single matches against San Diego and one match against California in the Harvard Chowder Fest in Boston, Mass. on Friday night.

The two ranked individuals for Tulsa went 1-1 against San Diego. No. 12 Japie De Klerk fell to Clarke Spinoza 6-4, 5-6, 6-2 and No. 30 Clifford Marsland defeated Romain Kalaydjian 6-3 and 6-1.

Alejandro Espejo and Dylan McCloskey picked up a victory in their matches. Espejo defeated Ciaran Fitzgerald 6-4, 5-6 and 6-3. McCloskey defeated Patrick Hall 6-5 and 6-3.

Carlos Bautista and Daniel Santos fell in their matches. Bautista fell to Uros Petronijevic 5-6, 6-2 and 6-2 and Santos lost to Andrew Raphaelson 6-2 and 6-5.

After the singles matches, TU faced California for the doubles matches. The Golden Hurricane won one match and lost two others.

No. 52 Marsland and McCloskey picked up TU's only double win as they defeated Filip Bergevi and Gregory Bayane 8-5.

The doubles of De Klerk and Espejo lost to Mads Ensted and Andre Goransson 8-2. Bautista and Santos fell to Chase Melton and Wyatt Houghton 8-3.

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Singles Singles Flight 1: Japie De Klerk T1 v. C. Spinoza (USD 1) 6-4, 5-6, 6-2 Singles Flight 2: Clifford Marsland T2 v. R. Kalaydjian USD 2 6-3, 6-1 Singles Flight 3: Carlos Bautista T3 v. U. Petronijevic USD 3 5-6, 6-2, 6-2 Singles Flight 4: Alejandro Espejo T5 v. C. Fitzgerald USD 4 6-4, 5-6, 6-3 Singles Flight 5: Daniel Santos T5 v. A. Raphaelson USD 5 6-2, 6-5 Singles Flight 6: Dylan McCloskey T6 v. P. Hall USD 6 6-5, 6-3



Doubles Doubles Flight 1: Marsland/McCloskey T1 v. F. Bergevi/G. Bayane (Cal 1) 8-5 Doubles Flight 2: De Klerk/Espejo T2 v. M. Engsted/A. Goransson (Cal 2) 8-2 Doubles Flight 3: Bautista/Santos T3 v. C. Melton/W. Houghton (Cal 3) 8-3

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