MOBILE, Ala. - #1 Azusa Pacific lived up to their ranking today as they ended the #10 Skyhawk men's tennis season at the NCCAA national championships 5-0.
"I couldn't of been prouder" stated head coach Doug Carter. "This first-year team getting so far has been awsome. As a coach, I really appreciate Rafa Hewett, Ben Markowski, Daniel Blanchard, Andrew Hays, Zach Sheeler, and Anthony Tucker for the work and faith they have had!"
Azusa Pacific took court two and three in doubles, 8-1 to go up 2-0. The battle on court one went back and forth until deep in the set when a break literally went Azusa's way to turn it the direction of the Cougars 8-5. The momentum swing continued for the Cougars in singles play as they won court four, 6-1, 6-0. Azusa closed out on court five with a 6-2, 6-0 victory. Alonso Trevizo was playing a great match on court six, but ran out of time before he could get the victory.
#14 Azusa Pacific 5, Point University 0
May 07, 2014 at Mobile, Ala. (Copeland-Cox Tennis Center)
|1. #5 Jan Meyer (APU-MT) vs. Rafa Hewett (PU) 6-2, 5-0, unfinished|
|2. #6 Frederik Wilkens (APU-MT) vs. Ben Markowski (PU) 6-1, 3-1, unfinished|
|3. Pascal Engel (APU-MT) vs. Zach Sheeler (PU) 6-0, 5-11, unfinished|
|4. Alan Leahy (APU-MT) def. Daniel Blanchard (PU) 6-1, 6-0|
|5. Joseph Remington (APU-MT) def. Andrew Hays (PU) 6-2, 6-0|
|6. Sasha Kingsley (APU-MT) vs. Alonso Trevizo (PU) 6-2, 5-3, unfinished|
|1. #21 Jan Meyer/Gary Yam (APU-MT) def. Rafa Hewett/Daniel Blanchard (PU) 8-5|
|2. Frederik Wilkens/Tomas Aranguiz (APU-MT) def. Ben Markowski/Alonso Trevizo (PU) 8-1|
|3. Pascal Engel/Alan Leahy (APU-MT) def. Zach Sheeler/Andrew Hays (PU) 8-1|
|Point University 13-14|
|Azusa Pacific 22-6; National ranking #14; Regional ranking #4|
|National Christian College Athletic Association Championships- pool play round|