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Rebels Fly Past Falcons

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April 16, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV men's tennis team completed a road weekend sweep with its fifth consecutive victory on Sunday, 4-0 over Air Force at the Cadet Gymnasium Outdoor Tennis Courts at the Academy.

The Rebels improved to 16-7 overall and 4-2 in Mountain West play while the Falcons fell to 7-14 and 0-4 in the conference.

“It was good to close out the road trip with a win against a much improved Air Force team,” said head coach Owen Hambrook. “It is always an honor and a privilege to compete against them.”

UNLV forged a key 1-0 lead by taking two out of three doubles matches. Jakob Amilon and Evaldo Neto downed Max Olson and Tadhg Collins 6-1 at the top position while Adam Gage-Brown and Ruben Alberts beat Isaac Perez and Luke Sanderson 6-3 on court two to clinch it.

Moving to singles play, UNLV quickly won three matches to secure the win. Amilon defeated Olson 7-5, 6-0, at the top of the lineup; Alexandr Cozbinov beat Perez 6-3, 6-4 at No. 2; and Alberts finished off Mack Galvin 7-6 (3), 6-2 on court four.

The Rebels will close the regular season with two road matches, beginning with San Diego on Friday, followed by s conference finale at San Diego State on Saturday.

Men’s Tennis Match Results
Air Force vs UNLV
Apr 16, 2017 at Colorado Springs, Co
(Cadet Gymnasium Outdoor Tennis Courts)

UNLV 4, Air Force 0

 

 

Singles competition 1. Jakob Amilon (UNLV) def. Max Olson (AFA) 7-5, 6-0 2. Alexandr Cozbinov (UNLV) def. Isaac Perez (AFA) 6-3, 6-4 3. Evaldo Neto (UNLV) vs. Lucas Fumagalli (AFA) 3-6, 6-4, 2-1, unfinished 4. Ruben Alberts (UNLV) def. Mack Galvin (AFA) 7-6 (3), 6-2 5. Richard Solberg (UNLV) vs. Luke Sanderson (AFA) 6-2, 5-4, unfinished 6. Charlie Croxford (UNLV) vs. Tadhg Collins (AFA) 7-5, 6-6, unfinished

Doubles competition 1. Jakob Amilon/Evaldo Neto (UNLV) def. Max Olson/Tadhg Collins (AFA) 6-1 2. Adam Gage-Brown/Ruben Alberts (UNLV) def. Isaac Perez/Luke Sanderson (AFA) 6-3 3. Richard Solberg/Alexandr Cozbinov (UNLV) vs. Lucas Fumagalli/Mack Galvin (AFA) 4-5, unfinished

Match Notes: Air Force 7-14 UNLV 16-7 Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (1,2,4)

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