Nov. 10, 2007
Taylor, who had been down a set and dug himself into a four-love hole in the second, came back to defeat Sven-David Rueff 6-7, 7-5, 6-2, in Flight 3 singles competition. Zeidan also prevailed against the Hornets' Ronan Conlon, 6-1, 6-1.
In men's Flight 1 doubles, the duo of Hejazi and Therp fall to Anton Stryhas and Kiryl Harbatsiuk, 8-5, after putting on an impressive performance at the Southern California Intercollegiate Championships last week. The Gauchos concluded the day winless in men's doubles action.
UCSB looks to bounce back on Saturday as they face Loyola Marymount at 10 a.m. in San Luis Obispo.
Flight 1: Kiryl Harbatsiuk (Sac State) def. Phillip Therp, 6-7, 6-2, 6-4
Flight 2: Antan Stryahas (Sac State) def. Jack Hui, 4-6, 7-5, 7-5
Flight 3: Max Taylor def. Sven-David Ruett (Sac State), 6-7, 7-5, 6-2
Flight 4: Tim Lantin def. Nigel Barton, 6-4, 6-4
Flight 5: Holden Ching def. Eric Lee, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4
Flight 6: Maher Zeidan def. Ronan Conlon, 6-1, 6-1
Flight 1: Stryhas & Harbatsiuk def. Hejazi & Therp, 8-5
Flight 2: Ching & Ruett def. Barton & Hui, 8-5
Flight 3: Lantin & Conlon def. Taylor & Goggin, 8-6