Men’s Tennis Opens California Trip with 4-3 Victories at UC Riverside and Redlands


RIVERSIDE and REDLANDS, Calif. – Helped by strong performances in singles action, the Boston University men’s tennis team opened its trip to California by rallying to claim 4-3 victories at both UC Riverside and the University of Redlands on Tuesday. 

With the back-to-back one-point wins, the Terriers improve to 11-5. They overcame a 1-4 performance in doubles by capturing eight of the 12 available singles points, including seven in straight sets.

Sophomore Corey Craig (#1), sophomore Alejandro Licea (#2) and senior Ben Letzer (#6) all went a perfect 2-0 in their respective singles matches to lead the way.

BU will next compete in a doubleheader against UC San Diego with action slated to begin at 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET.

Boston University – 4, UC Riverside – 3

1) Corey Craig (BU) def. Roth (UCR): 6-2, 6-0
2) Alejandro Licea (BU) def. Lamy (UCR): 6-3, 6-4
3) Jonah Dickson (BU) def. Suarez (UCR): 7-6(4), 7-6(4)
4) DeGrande (UCR) def. Gustavs Dambins (BU): 7-5, 3-6, 6-4
5) Sane (UCR) def. Dion Loutas (BU): 6-1, 6-4
6) Ben Letzer (BU) def. Hyunh (UCR): 1-6, 7-6(6), 6-2

1) Johann Sajonz / Licea (BU) led Roth/Lamy (UCR): 5-4
2) Sane/Hyunh (UCR) def. Dickson / Adrian Pawlowski (BU): 6-3
3) Suarez/DeGrande (UCR) def. Craig / Jakob Esterowitz (BU): 6-3

Boston University – 4, Redlands – 3

1) Corey Craig (BU) def. Calixto (UR): 6-0, 6-1
2) Alejandro Licea (BU) def. Nir (UR): 6-3, 6-4
3) Anderson (UR) def. Gustavs Dambins (BU): 7-6(4), 3-6, 1-0(7)
4) Marcanth (UR) def. Dion Loutas (BU): 6-2, 6-3
5) Jose Maria Robalino (BU) def. Ledwith (UR): 6-1, 6-3
6) Ben Letzer (BU) def. Nbuyen (UR): 6-1, 6-4

1) Calixto/Nir (UR) def. Johann Sajonz / Licea (BU): 7-6(4)
2) Robalino / Adrian Pawlowski (BU) def. Abarca/Ledwith (UR): 6-1
3) Anderson/Fanshawe (UR) def. Craig/Jakob Esterowitz (BU): 6-3


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