EDINBURG – The University of Texas-Pan American Broncs men’s tennis team beat the Schreiner University Mountaineers 7-0 on Saturday at the Orville Cox Tennis Center.
The Broncs (4-5) swept through doubles in 25 minutes as Ricardo Hopker and Chetan Panditi beat Stephen Rogers and Thomas Lozano 8-1 at No. 1, Sebastien Job and Victor Alves defeated Marco Hinojosa and Christian Casillas 8-2 at No. 2, and Felix Hasselberg and Joseph Bishop came out on top against Nathan West and Brice Conoly 8-1 at No. 3.
The Broncs clinched the match in short order, as Hopker beat Austin Carrolla 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1, Panditi defeated Rogers 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2, and Job came out on top against Josh Ramirez, 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3.
The Broncs then finished off the sweep of the Mountaineers (2-6) as Alves beat Hinojosa 6-2, 6-0 at No. 4, Bishop defeated Casillas 6-0, 6-1 at No. 5, and Hasselberg beat Matt Salazar 6-1, 6-0 at No. 6.
The Broncs kick off their spring break trip at 2 p.m. Monday, March 11, when they visit Elon University.
-- UTPA Services
UTPA women sweep Schreiner
EDINBURG – The University of Texas-Pan American Broncs women’s tennis team beat the Schreiner University Mountaineers 7-0 on Saturday at Orville Cox Tennis Center.
The Broncs (2-9) got of to a quick start, sweeping through doubles as Dana Nazarova and Reegan Greenwood beat Leanna Haynes and Shelby Thompson 8-2 at No. 1, Didi Fatchikova and Wanda Beguelin defeated Karyn Swink and Kelley Spahn 8-0 at No. 2, and Roma High School alumna Julia Perez and Manon Lavrijssen beat Teresa Gaitan and Madeline Scotch 8-3 at No. 3.
The Broncs beat the Mountaineers (5-3) in straight sets in all six singles matches, as Fatchikova beat Haynes 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1, Nazarova defeated Thompson 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2, Beguelin beat Gaitan 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3, Lavrijssen defeated Swink 6-0, 6-1 at No. 4, Greenwood beat Spahn 6-0, 6-0 at No. 5, and Perez defeated Brooke Ohlman 6-0, 6-1 at No. 6.
The Broncs play host to Prairie View A&M at 4 p.m. Friday, March 22.
-- UTPA Services