Feb. 19, 2007
The lamar University men's tennis team went 1-1 over the weekend, falling to Laredo Junior College on Friday and knocking out Prairie View A&M on Saturday.
After falling to LJC on Friday, the Cardinals made a strong resurgence on Saturday with a 7-0 win over the Panthers at Prairie View. Lamar swept all three matches in doubles play, and also went unscathed in singles.
Filip Kanczula and Maciej Bogusz opened doubles play with an 8-2 win over Kudzai Chiridza and Jose Garcia at No. 1, while David Wanja and Tyler Cobb handed Polm Koti and Nicolas Bateman 8-2 at No. 2. The pair of Andres Medina and Mario Janjic wrapped up doubles play for Lamar, handing Chris Scurry and Ron McNeil an 8-3 loss at No. 3.
In singles play Kanczula cruised past Bateman 6-4, 6-0 at No. 1 while Janjic followed suit with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Chiridza at No. 2. Bogusz collected a 7-6, 6-4 win in the three spot over Koti, Wanja was a 6-1, 6-1 winner at No. 4 over Garcia, Emmanuel Olivier took out Scurry 6-0, 7-5 at No. 5 and Medina won 6-0, 6-2at No. 6.
On Friday, the Cardinals took on one of the top junior college teams in the country, facing Laredo Junior College in San Antonio, Texas.
Laredo won the doubles point by winning at two and three, as the only winners were Kanczula and Bogusz who took down Jose Arizpe and Max Moreau 8-6 at No. 1. Kanczula carried the momentum from his doubles win to Lamar's only singles win, taking out Arizpe 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1.
With the weekend split, the Cards now sit at 4-6 on the season. Their next action will be on Thursday, March 1, when they travel to Lafayette, La. to face the Ragin' Cajuns of Louisiana Lafayette at 2 p.m.
Feb 16, 2007: Laredo Junior College 6, Lamar University 1
1. Filip Kanczula (LU-M) def. Jose Arizpe (LJC) 6-0, 6-2
2. Gwen Corches (LJC) def. Mario Janjic (LU-M) 7-6, 2-6, 6-2
3. Max Moreau (LJC) def. Maciej Bogusz (LU-M) 7-5, 6-3
4. Diego Troiana (LJC) def. David Wanja (LU-M) 6-1, 6-3
5. Francisco Segura (LJC) def. Emmanuel Olivier (LU-M) 6-3, 6-3
6. Georgi Perez (LJC) def. Andres Medina (LU-M) 5-7, 6-2, 6-3
1. Filip Kanczula/Maciej Bogusz (LU-M) def. Jose Arizpe/Max Moreau (LJC) 8-6
2. Francisco Segura/Azubiel Max (LJC) def. Emmanuel Olivier/Andres Medina (LU-M) 8-3
3. Georgi Perez/Diego Troiana (LJC) def. Mario Janjic/David Wanja (LU-M) 8-3
Feb 17, 2007: Lamar University 7, Prairie View A&M 0
1. Filip Kanczula (LU-M) def. Nicolas Bateman (PVAMU) 6-4, 6-0
2. Mario Janjic (LU-M) def. Kudzai Chiridza (PVAMU) 6-2, 6-0
3. Maciej Bogusz (LU-M) def. Polm Koti (PVAMU) 7-6 (0-6), 6-4
4. David Wanja (LU-M) def. Jose Garcia (PVAMU) 6-1, 6-1
5. Emmanuel Olivier (LU-M) def. Chris Scurry (PVAMU) 6-0, 7-5
6. Andres Medina (LU-M) def. Ron McNeil (PVAMU) 6-0, 6-2
1. Filip Kanczula/Maciej Bogusz (LU-M) def. Kudzai Chiridza/Jose Garcia (PVAMU) 8-2
2. David Wanja/Tyler Cobb (LU-M) def. Polm Koti/Nicolas Bateman (PVAMU) 8-2
3. Mario Janjic/Andres Medina (LU-M) def. Chris Scurry/Ron McNeil (PVAMU) 8-3