LEWISTON, Idaho – The SDC men's tennis team was tested, but survived against No. 25 Lewis-Clark 5-4 Monday.
With the win, the Hawks improve to 3-4 on the year while the Warriors fall to 1-7.
SDC got off to a great start in doubles, winning 2-of-3. Alessandro Moriano and Ajaksandr Meliuk won a thriller in No. 1 Doubles, 9-8, over Jeff Su and Ignacio Salom. Leonard Urquidi and Fabian Daniel won No. 3 Doubles 8-4.
Two sets went the distance in singles play, but LCSC won both of them. Fabian fell in No. 5 Singles and Nick Bell dropped in No. 6 Singles. The Hawks won singles 2-4 to secure the win.
The Hawks will be on the court on March 11 against GSAC leaders Arizona Christian in Phoenix.
Tennis Match Results
San Diego Christian vs Lewis-Clark State College
03/06/2017 at Lewiston, ID
(Lewis Clark Tennis Center)
#12 San Diego Christian 5, #25 Lewis-Clark State College 4
1. Su,Jeff (LCSCM) def. URQUIDI, Leonardo (SDC) 7-5, 7-6
2. MELIUK, Aliaksandr (SDC) def. Salom,Ignacio (LCSCM) 6-3, 6-2
3. MORIANO, Alessandro (SDC) def. Salazare,Roberto (LCSCM) 7-6, 6-2
4. ISERMANN, Jan-Erik (SDC) def. Chin,Tony (LCSCM) 6-4, 6-4
5. Croteau,Anthony (LCSCM) def. DANIEL, Fabian (SDC) 6-3, 6-7, 6-4
6. Lorenzo,Daniel de (LCSCM) def. BELL, Nick (SDC) 7-5, 4-6, 6-2
1. MORIANO, Alessandro/MELIUK, Aliaksandr (SDC) def. Salom,Ignacio/Su,Jeff (LCSCM) 9-8
2. Salazare,Roberto/Chin,Tony (LCSCM) def. BELL, Nick/RIVER, Joey (SDC) 9-7
3. URQUIDI, Leonardo/DANIEL, Fabian (SDC) def. Lorenzo,Daniel de/Chheang,Vannasak (LCSCM) 8-4
San Diego Christian 3-4; National ranking #12
Lewis-Clark State College 1-7; National ranking #25