Utah State men's tennis defeated Lamar at home, 6-1, on Saturday at the Sports Academy and Racquet Club. The Aggies, who improve to 5-7 on the season including 4-1 at home, swept the doubles competition and won five of the six singles matches.
In singles action, senior Sven Poslusny defeated Rob Lee in straight sets at the No. 1 spot (6-2, 7-6). At the No. 2 spot, junior Fredrik Peterson took down Carl Philip Lindquist in three sets (1-6, 6-3, 7-6). At the No. 3 spot, sophomore Matt Sweet defeated Bruno Snyder in straight sets (6-1, 6-2). At the No. 4 spot, sophomore Marcus Fritz fell to Steven McMullan in straight sets (6-4, 6-3). At the No. 5 spot, sophomore Sean Levesque defeated Mikka Rajamaki in straight sets (6-4, 7-5). And at the No. 6 spot, sophomore Curran Wearmouth defeated Trey Crysel in straight sets (6-2, 6-1).
At the first doubles position, Poslusny and Sweet defeated Lee and McMullan, 8-6. At the second doubles position, Peterson and Levesque took down Snyder and Rajamaki, 8-4. And at the third doubles position, Fritz and junior Andrew Whiting defeated Crysel and Lindquist, 8-3.
Utah State will return to action next weekend when it faces UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday, March 27 at 1 p.m. in Boise, Idaho. USU will then play at Boise State on Thursday, March 28, also at 1 p.m.
1. Sven Poslusny (USU) def. Rob Lee (LU) 6-2, 7-6 2. Fredrik Peterson (USU) def. Carl Philip Linddquist (LU) 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 3. Matt Sweet (USU) def. Bruno Snyder (LU) 6-1, 6-2 4. Steven McMullan (LU) def. Marcus Fritz (USU) 6-4, 6-3 5. Sean Levesque (USU) def. Mikka Rajamaki 6-4, 7-5 6. Curran Wearmouth (USU) def. Trey Crysel (LU) 6-2, 6-1
1. Poslusny/Sweet (USU) def. Lee/McMullan (LU) 8-6 2. Peterson/Levesque (USU) def. Snyder/Rajamaki (LU) 8-4 3. Fritz/Whiting (USU) def. Crysel/Lindquist (LU) 8-3
Doug Hoffman is the assistant athletic director for Utah State University Athletic Media Relations.