USU tennis: men's team concludes season with 4-0 loss to New Mexico State at WAC Tournament on Friday

By Doug Hoffman

For the Deseret News

Published: Friday, April 26 2013 9:52 p.m. MDT

Utah State men's tennis was taken down by New Mexico State, 4-0, in a battle of the Aggies in the quarterfinal round of the Western Athletic Conference tournament Friday in Denver, Colo. USU ended the season with a regular season record of 7-14 and a WAC record of 2-4.

New Mexico State swept the singles competition. In the No. 3 singles position, Marc Westgate defeated sophomore Matt Sweet in straight sets (6-3, 6-2). In the No. 5 spot, sophomore Marcus Fritz fell to Paul Denele in straight sets (6-2, 6-0), and in the No. 6 spot junior Andrew Whiting was defeated by Patrick Pfister in straight sets (6-2, 6-0). Senior Sven Poslusny, junior Fredrik Peterson and sophomore Curran Wearmouth were left on the courts in unfinished matches.

In doubles action, Sweet and Poslusny fell to Luis Ramirez and Denele, 8-5, in the first position. In the third doubles spot, Peterson and Wearmouth were defeated by Naveen Manivannan and Yannick Blank, 8-2.

Doug Hoffman is the assistant athletic director for Utah State University Athletic Media Relations.

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