Seasiders quiet ThunderWolves

Seasiders quiet ThunderWolves

PUEBLO, Colo. – No. 23 BYU-Hawaii men's tennis continued their road trip with an 8-1 victory over Colorado State Pueblo on Tuesday at the Pueblo Tennis Club.

"Winds were blowing to such a high degree, we had to move to indoor courts," BYU-Hawaii head coach Dave Porter said. "It was a good match. A couple players were feeling under the weather, but we were still able to play through it."

Ibrahim Karmadzha of BYU-Hawaii (8-3) defeated Siggy Menzel 6-1, 6-4 on the first singles court. The only Thunderwolf (4-16) win came on court two where Steven Alcala overcame Volodymyr Kashytski 6-3, 6-1. After splitting the first two sets, Guillermo Ucelay took the tiebreaker to beat Marcelo Chaparro 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.

Wei-Feng Lee continued the Seasider momentum with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over David Mould. Simon Guillin played a 6-1, 6-2 win against Ryan Ray, while Peng Dai's 6-0, 6-1 match over Brenden Sullinger ended singles play.

Ucelay and Guillin traded sets with Menzel and Mould of Coloroado State Pueblo in No. 1 doubles before taking the tiebreker 7-1 for the 9-8 match victory. Seasiders' Lee and Dai played an 8-1 match against Alcala and Sullinger. Karmadzha and Colton Pate rounded out doubles play with their 8-3 win over Chaparro and Ray.

BYU-Hawaii will return to the court tomorrow to play Colorado Mesa at 2 p.m. MDT.

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