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Men's Tennis Rolls Past Boston College

March 8, 2018

Box Score

LAS VEGAS ( - The UNLV men’s tennis team won its third match in the last 24 hours with a 6-1 victory Thursday over Boston College at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.

The Rebels improved to 7-4 overall while the Eagles of the ACC fell to 5-5.

UNLV took a thrilling doubles point with wins on courts three and one.

In singles play, the hosts won in straight sets on five of six courts.

REBEL OF THE MATCH: Alexandr Cozbinov, ranked 89th in the nation, teamed up with Courtney Lock to clinch doubles at the top spot and then breezed past Derek Austin in singles play, 6-2, 6-1.

NET NOTE: The Rebels have won the doubles point in five straight matches.

QUOTABLE: “It was a battle in doubles and we managed to get the point at number one Every position competed well and played disciplined tennis in singles leading into a tough task against a very good Utah match.”

-Head Coach Owen Hambrook

NEXT FOR THE REBELS: UNLV will host former Mountain West rival Utah Friday with a special start time of 5 p.m. UNLV’s student government is putting on a pre-match tailgate starting at 4 p.m. with free food and giveaway prizes.

Men’s Tennis Match Results
March 8, 2018 at Las Vegas, NV
(Fertitta Tennis Complex)

Singles competition 1. #89 Alexandr Cozbinov (UNLV) def. Derek Austin (BC) 6-2, 6-1 2. Gereon Heitmann (BC) def. Courtney Lock (UNLV) 3-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-8) 3. Eric Samuelsson (UNLV) def. Chris Grasel (BC) 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) 4. Richard Solberg (UNLV) def. Kent Mukai (BC) 6-3, 6-2 5. Jordan Sauer (UNLV) def. Sean Mullins (BC) 6-0, 6-2 6. Clayton Alenik (UNLV) def. Markus Nordby (BC) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

Doubles competition 1. Alexandr Cozbinov/Courtney Lock (UNLV) def. Derek Austin/Chris Grasel (BC) 6-4 2. Max Palmer/Gereon Heitmann (BC) def. Clayton Alenik/Eric Samuelsson (UNLV) 6-3 3. Richard Solberg/Jordan Sauer (UNLV) def. Kent Mukai/Conor Mullins (BC) 6-1

Order of finish: Doubles (13,2); Singles (5,1,4,3,2,6)



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