Men's Tennis
    Men's Tennis Ties for Ninth at ITA Team Championships

    Feb. 21, 1998

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The USC men's tennis team finished in a ninth-place tie at the ITA National Indoor Team Championships in Louisville, Ky., this weekend after defeating Kentucky on Saturday, 6-3.

    The Trojans (9-1) lost to LSU in the first round but won their two consolation games, against Boise State on Friday and then against the Wildcats.

    USC hosts San Diego on Friday (Feb. 27) at 1:30 p.m. at Marks Tennis Stadium.

    Match by Match Results

    Singles:
    1. Cedric Kauffmann (UK) d. George Bastl (USC), 4-2, ret.
    2. Patrick Gottesleben (USC) d. Marcus Fluitt (UK), 7-5, 6-3
    3. Kyle Spencer (USC) d. Carlos Drada (UK), 7-6, 6-3
    4. Roman Kukal (USC) d. Johan Hesoun (UK), 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
    5. Dan Spaner (UK) d. Christoph Poehler (USC), 7-6, 6-4
    6. Fernando Samayoa (USC) d. Edo Bawano (UK), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

    Doubles (worth one point):
    1. Bastl-Spencer (USC) d. Hesoun-Fluitt (UK), 9-8
    2. Spaner-Kauffmann (UK) d. Gottesleben-Zaman (USC), 8-4
    3. Kukal-Samayoa (USC) d. Bawano-Drada (UK), 8-4