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Men’s Tennis: Cajuns Win Eighth Straight To Close Out Regular Season

Cajuns Win Eighth Straight To Close Out Regular Season




NEW ORLEANS – The 63rd-ranked Louisiana men’s tennis team rolled to a 7-0 sweep of New Orleans as the Cajuns won their eighth straight match to close out the regular season on Sunday.




With the win, the Cajuns move to 18-4 on the season and have posted the most wins in a season since the 1994 squad went 19-4.




Louisiana did not drop a set in the match winning at all three doubles lines and taking each of the six singles matches in straight sets.




In doubles, the 76th-ranked team of Jake Wynan and Rick de Groot defeated Timo Kranz and Rui Silva, 8-5, on court one to pick up their 10th victory of the spring.




Edgar Lopez/Damian Farinola recorded an 8-5 victory against Christoffer Appelgre and Romain Lefevre to notch their team-leading 14th win.




In singles, Hunter Johnson moved to 14-0 on the year after winning a 6-4, 6-1 decision against Christoffer Appelgre at the No. 5 position.




Carl Alberton won his 11th straight match on court six defeating Luis Alburquerque, 6-2, 6-3.




The Ragin’ Cajuns are back in action next week as they head to the Sun Belt Conference Tennis Championships in New Orleans from April 18-20.




#63 Louisiana 7, New Orleans 0




 Singles competition


1. Edgar Lopez (UL) def. Timo Kranz (UNO) 6-3, 6-4


2. Jake Wynan (UL) def. Rui Silva (UNO) 6-2, 6-3


3. Rick de Groot (UL) def. Blake Gregor (UNO) 6-2, 6-2


4. Damian Farinola (UL) def. Romain Lefevre (UNO) 6-2, 6-3


5. Hunter Johnson (UL) def. Christoffer Appelgre (UNO) 6-4, 6-1


6. Carl Alberton (UL) def. Luis Alburquerque (UNO) 6-2, 6-3




 Doubles competition


1. #76 Jake Wynan/Rick de Groot (UL) def. Timo Kranz/Rui Silva (UNO) 8-5


2. Edgar Lopez/Damian Farinola (UL) def. Christoffer Appelgre/Romain Lefevre (UNO) 8-5


3. Carl Alberton/Hunter Johnson (UL) def. Blake Gregor/Luis Alburquerque (UNO) 8-7




Match Notes:


Louisiana 18-4; National ranking #63


New Orleans 6-8




— Ragin’ Cajuns —






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