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Tech Men's Tennis Downs San Diego 4-3

Feb. 3, 2002

(Irvine, CA) — The University of San Diego Toreros (0-2) dropped a hard fought 4-3 decision to 26th-ranked Georgia Tech (2-1) today in men’s tennis action. The match began in Irvine, California at Park Newport. With the score tied at 3-all, and Georgia Tech’s West Noot ahead in the final match at No. 6 singles (6-2, 5-4) against USD’s Stephen Taylor, rain haulted the dual match. The two teams tried to wait out the delay but the rain would not let up. Both teams decided to conclude the final match in San Diego at the University of San Diego. USD’s Taylor came back to win the second set 7-6, but Nott won the third and deciding set 6-4 for the deciding point and victory.

#26 Georgia Tech 4, San Diego 3

Doubles (1) Anderson/Wright (GT) df. Cerda/Pongsrikul (USD) – 8-4 (2) Schnugg/Nott (GT) df. Rizo/Blair (USD) – 8-2 (3) Taylor/Burghardt (USD) df. Menano/Moros – 5-4, ret.

Georgia Tech wins doubles point

Singles (1) Ricardo Rizo (USD) df. Roger Anderson (GT) – 7-5, 6-7, 6-1 (2) David Wright (GT) df. Juan Cerda (USD) – 7-5, 6-7, 6-4 (3) Rob Blair (USD) df. Joao Menano (GT) – 6-4, 6-3 (4) Stephen Moros (GT) df. Jason Pongsrikul (USD) – 6-3, 7-5 (5) Martin Linusson (USD) df. Scott Schnugg (GT) – 1-6, 6-4, 6-1 (6) West Nott (GT) df. Stephen Taylor (USD) – 6-2, 6-7, 6-4*

* deciding match, completed in San Diego at University of San Diego.

Team Records: Georgia Tech (2-1), San Diego (0-2)

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