Anteaters Stamped Out by No. 22 Broncos

Caryl Hernandez returned from down a set to score a singles win on Friday.
Caryl Hernandez returned from down a set to score a singles win on Friday.

BOISE, Idaho --- UC Irvine played 22nd-ranked Boise State straight up in a 5-2 loss at Appleton Tennis Center Friday afternoon.

The Broncos took the doubles point rather easily for the early edge. Ryan Cheung and Caryl Hernandez took to the court for a second time this season, but had their match stopped in a 6-6 draw.

Singles was a straight-set affair in five of the six matches. Tyler Pham claimed his match at No. 2 singles. Caryl Hernandez at No. 5 singles supplied the lone three-set match, and after dropping the opening set, scored wins in the following sets to secure the 'Eaters' 11th come-from-behind victory and its second point of the match.

For UCI (9-14), it remains in Boise for one more day to take on the Idaho Vandals, Sat. April 12 at 5:00 p.m.


April 11, 2014
Appleton Tennis Center – Boise, Idaho

1 Brendan McClain/Garrett Patton (BSU) def. Jonathan Hammel/Tyler Pham (UCI) – 8-3
2 Ryan Cheung/Caryl Hernandez (UCI) vs. Toby Mitchell/Nathan Sereke (BSU) – 6-6 (unf.)
3 Brian Foley/Aidan Reid (BSU) def. Rafael Davidian/Jonathan Poon (UCI) – 8-4
Order of finish: 1, 3

1 Nathan Sereke (BSU) def. Ryan Cheung (UCI) – 6-4, 6-4
2 Tyler Pham (UCI) def. Thomas Tenreiro (BSU) – 6-4, 6-3
3 Garrett Patton (BSU) def. Jonathan Hammel (UCI) – 6-1, 6-4
4 Bredan McClain (BSU) def. Rafael Davidian (UCI) – 6-4, 6-1
5 Caryl Hernandez (UCI) def. Brian Foley (BSU) – 3-6, 6-4, (10-8)
6 Toby Mitchell (BSU) def. Shuhei Shibahara (UCI) – 6-4, 6-3
Order of finish: 3, 2, 4, 1, 6, 5


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