Seasiders fall to Sharks

Seasiders fall to Sharks

LAIE, Hawaii – No. 16 BYU-Hawaii men's tennis fell 9-0 to No. 2 Hawaii Pacific on Monday afternoon at the BYU-Hawaii tennis courts.

Guillermo Ucelay Pueyo and Simon Guillin grabbed an early lead in doubles for BYU-Hawaii (2-1), but Alexander Meyer and Thibaud Berland rallied to take the match 8-6. Peng Dai and Wei-Feng Lee fell to Hawaii Pacific's (8-0) Jakub Hadrava and Torben Otto 8-4 in the second doubles match. Similar to No. 1 doubles Colton Pate and Ibrahim Karmadzhe had an early lead, but Clemens Graute and Jaume Martinez Vich stormed back for the 9-7 victory.

Karmadzha fell to No. 6 Berland 6-0, 6-1, and Meyer defeated Lee 6-2, 7-6(3). Ucelay was injured and had to retire early to No. 8 Martinez. Guillin fell 6-4, 6-2 to Hawaii Pacific's Hadrava. In the last two singles matches, Otto came out ahead over Volodymyr Kashtski 6-2, 7-5 and Dai lost to Clemens Graute 6-1, 7-6(4).

The Seasiders return to action against Hawaii Hilo on Wednesday at 9 am HST at the Holua Tennis Courts in Keahou, Hawaii.

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