Men's Tennis

    Jan. 30, 1998

    USC Gets by Arizona State, 4-3

    LOS ANGELES - Behind the singles play of Patrick Gottesleben, Kyle Spencer, Fernando Samayoa and Christoph Poehler the USC men's tennis team got by the Arizona State Sun Devils, 4-3.

    Gottesleben and Akram Zaman also won in doubles for the Trojans.

    With the victory, the tenth-ranked Trojans improve to 3-0, 1-0 in the Pac-10.

    USC 4, Arizona State 3

    Singles
    1.  Gustavo Marcaccio (ASU) d. George Bastl (USC), 6-4, 6-4
    2.  Patrick Gottesleben (USC) d. Alex Osterrieth (ASU), 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 
    3.  Kyle Spencer (USC) d. Ed Carter (ASU), 6-4, 6-4 
    4.  Fernando Samayoa (USC) d. Peter Dani (ASU), 7-5, 6-4 
    5.  Tim Hammond (ASU) d. Akram Zaman (USC), 7-5, 7-6 
    6.  Christoph Poehler (USC) d. Casey Was (ASU), 6-4, 6-4
    Doubles (worth 1 point)
    1.  Carter-Hammond (ASU) d. Bastl-Spencer (USC), 8-5 
    2.  Gottesleben-Zaman (USC) d. Marcaccio-Osterrieth (ASU), 8-3 
    3.  Dani-Was (ASU) d. Scott Willinsky-Samayoa (USC), 8-5
    
    Records (Ranking) 
    USC (10th)  3-0, 1-0 Pac-10 
    ASU (43rd)  0-2, 0-1 Pac-10
    

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