Men’s Tennis to Host Penn on Tuesday

Andrew Riminton
Andrew Riminton

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – After winning in back-to-back matches over East Coast teams Georgetown and Radford this past weekend, the Gauchos (5-8) will look to complete the trifecta when they host the University of Pennsylvania (2-5) on Tuesday in their last match before finals week.

UC Santa Barbara will try to keep the momentum rolling after sweeping Georgetown 7-0 and dominating Radford 6-1 over the weekend. In both matches, the Gauchos swept the doubles competition with No. 1 doubles leading the charge, as they pushed their win streak to four.  

In singles, several Gauchos extended undefeated streaks. Junior Tobias Galskov collected his team-high tenth dual victory on Sunday and has now won six straight matches. Juniors Miles Seemann and Ziad Sultan also tacked on another victory to their winning streaks, at four matches and three matches, respectively.

Penn is entering Tuesday's match against the Gauchos coming off a 7-0 sweep at home against Temple on Sunday. The Quakers swept their doubles matches and won the remaining singles matches to secure the sweep.

Penn is led by Nikola Kocovic at No. 1 singles and Vim De Alwis at No. 2 singles.

UCSB is slated to face Penn at the Rec Cen Courts, beginning at 1:30 p.m.