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Rebels Defeat UC Riverside

Feb. 2, 2018

LAS VEGAS ( - The UNLV men's tennis team downed UC Riverside 4-2 to split a Friday doubleheader at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.

The Rebels, who lost to Loyola Marymount earlier in the day, improved to 2-2 while the Highlanders fell to 2-4 overall.

REBEL OF THE MATCH: Richard Solberg got the Rebels off to a strong start in singles play by quickly winning his match 6-1,6-1.

NET NOTE: UNLV is playing four dual matches in just 30 hours.


"Long day on the courts and we have to keep working on getting better in doubles. Against a team like LMU we needed to win the doubles point. Big thanks to everyone who came out to support the team today."

-Head Coach Owen Hambrook



NEXT FOR THE REBELS: UNLV hosts another doubleheader Saturday, taking on New Mexico State starting with doubles at 10 a.m and then Weber State at 2 p.m. Admission to all matches is free of charge.

Men's Tennis Match Results

UNLV 4, UC Riverside 2

Feb. 2, 2018, at Las Vegas

(Fertitta Tennis Complex)

Singles competition

1. Alexandr Cozbinov (UNLV) def. Pawel Jankowiak (UCR) 6-0, 6-2

2. Ruben Alberts (UNLV) vs. Benjamin Kilchherr (UCR) 7-5, 3-2, DNF

3. Courtney Lock (UNLV) def. Kyle McCann (UCR) 6-2, 6-3

4. Richard Solberg (UNLV) def. Gilbert Chung (UCR)  6-1, 6-1

5. Nabil Abdallah (UCR) def. Jordan Sauer (UNLV) 6-3, 6-3

6. Clayton Alenik (UNLV) def. Vignesh Subramanyan (UCR) 6-2, 6-2


Doubles competition 

1. Alexandr Cozbinov/Courtney Lock (UNLV) def. Benjamin Kilchherr/Vignesh Subramanyan (UCR) 6-2

2. Kyle McCann/Filip Engstrom (UCR) def. Ruben Alberts/Jordan Sauer (UNLV) 7-5

3. Anderson Ju/Nabil Abdallah (UCR) def. Eric Samuelsson/Clayton Alenik (UNLV) 6-2


Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (4,1,5,3,6)

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