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SDSU Men's Tennis Falls to USC in Season Opener

The Aztecs fell to No. 8 USC in the season opener for both teams.
The Aztecs fell to No. 8 USC in the season opener for both teams.

Jan. 22, 2005

LOS ANGELES - The 71st-ranked San Diego State men's tennis team opened the 2005 campaign on the road Saturday and dropped a 5-2 decision to No. 8 Southern California at Marks Stadium in the season opener for both schools.

In singles action, junior Benedikt Stronk defeated No. 97 Johan Berg in three sets, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, at number two singles. At the number five position, sophomore Chris Groh recorded the Aztecs other singles victory with a, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, win over Kaes Van't Hof.

In addition to posting SDSU's singles wins, the two paired up at number two doubles to defeat the duo of Johan Berg/Jeff Kazarian, 7-6 (6).

The Aztecs will be in action next Saturday when they host a morning/afternoon doubleheader. Beginning 9:30 a.m., SDSU will face UC Riverside with a date with Northern Arizona to follow at 2:30 p.m.

#8 USC 5, #71 San Diego State 2

Doubles
(1) Al-Agba/Hoskins (USC) def. Carrascosa/Jung (SDSU) - 8-3
(2) Groh/Stronk (SDSU) def. Berg/Kazarian (USC) - 7-6 (6)
(3) Van't Hof/Wright (USC) def. Dickhardt/Haynes (SDSU) - 8-3
USC wins doubles point.

Singles
(1) #86 Jamil Al-Agba (USC) vs. #51 Armando/Carrascosa (SDSU) - 6-4, 6-2
(2) Benedikt Stronk (SDSU) def. #97 Johan Berg (USC) - 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
(3) #116 Drew Hoskins (USC) vs. Markus Dickhardt (SDSU) - 7-6, 7-6
(4) Brian Wright (USC) vs. #91 Dontia Haynes (SDSU) - 7-5, 6-3
(5) Christian Groh (SDSU) def. Kaes Van't Hof (USC) - 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
(6) Adam Loucks (USC) def. Daniel Jung (SDSU) - 6-3, 6-2

Order of Finish: D1, D3*, D2, S6, S4, S1*, S3, S2, S5
* Match-clinching victories.