FOURTH-RANKED USC MEN'S TENNIS SHUTS OUT CALIFORNIA 7-0
April 3, 2004
LOS ANGELES -
The fourth-ranked USC men's tennis team defeated California, 7-0, on Saturday afternoon at Marks Tennis Stadium. With the win, the Trojans improved to 16-2 overall while the Bears dropped to 6-12. The Trojans took care of two of the three doubles matches to get the doubles point, winning 8-5 at court No. two and 8-2 at court three. USC swept the six singles matches and only lost one set in singles play. Troy's Adriano Biasella started off defeating Wayne Wong, 6-3, 6-2, at center court. Johan Berg followed suit defeating California's Balazs Veress, 6-2, 6-4, at court two. Jamil Al-Agba pitched in for Troy, defeating Tyler Browne, 6-3, 6-4, on court three. USC's Daniel Langre kept the Trojans on track, defeating Jake Leivent, 6-4, 6-3 on court No. 5. Troy's Drew Hoskins made quick work of John Pettit, 6-2, 6-2 at court six. Ruben Torres wrapped it up for Troy, defeating Patrick Briaud, 4-6, 6-4, 10-8 on court No. 4. The Trojans resume play on Friday, April 9, when they travel to Washington in a 1:30 p.m. conference match.