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Rebels Knock Off NMSU

Feb. 3, 2018

Box Score

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV men's tennis team dropped the doubles point but came back in singles play to defeat New Mexico State 4-2 Saturday morning at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.

The Rebels, who will play another match in the afternoon, improved to 3-2 while the Aggies fell to 3-3.

UNLV dominated at the top half of the lineup, winning in straight sets on courts 1-4 to clinch it.

REBEL OF THE MATCH: Eric Samuelsson, a transfer from LSU, was tied in doubles when his match was halted but downed Asmar Enrique 7-5, 6-4 at the fourth position in singles play to help the Rebels rally for the team win.

NET NOTE: UNLV has lost the doubles point in three straight matches but has come back to win two of those outings.

NEXT FOR THE REBELS: After closing Saturday's doubleheader by taking on Weber State, UNLV will be off until traveling to UCLA next Saturday.


Men's Tennis Match Results
UNLV 4, NEW MEXICO STATE 2
Feb. 3, 2018
Fertitta Tennis Complex, Las Vegas

1. Alexandr Cozbinov (UNLV) def. de Haan, Stijn (NMSU) 6-0, 6-4

2. Ruben Alberts (UNLV) def. Flores, Luis Pliego (NMSU) 6-2, 6-2

3. Courtney Lock (UNLV) def. Espias, Sergi (NMSU) 6-3, 6-4

4. Eric Samuelsson (UNLV) def. Asmar, Enrique (NMSU) 7-5, 6-4

5. Richard Solberg (UNLV) vs. Benitez, Mauri (NMSU) 6-7, 1-3, unfinished

6. Menard, Louis (NMSU) def. Jordan Sauer (UNLV) 6-4, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. Goncalves, Chris/Flores, Luis Pliego (NMSU) def. Alexandr Cozbinov/Courtney Lock (UNLV) 6-4

2. de Haan, Stijn/Benitez, Mauri (NMSU) def. Ruben Alberts/Jordan Sauer (UNLV) 7-6 (8-6)

3. Eric Samuelsson/Clayton Alenik (UNLV) vs. Menard, Louis/Asmar, Enrique (NMSU) 6-6, unfinished

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


 

 

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