Diaz Wins Singles Final At Aztec Invitational As Tigers Go 9-0 On Sunday
The Pacific men's tennis team finished action at both the Aztec Invitational in San Diego and the UC Davis Invitational in Davis on Sunday, Oct. 6. The Tigers went a combined 9-0 in Sunday action.
Freshman Miguel Diaz won in the singles final, defeating Cristobal Rivera of Loyola Marymount 6-2, 6-1. Junior Denis Stolyarov also won on Sunday, defeating David Doehring of Loyola Marymount 6-2, 7-5 in the consolation singles final.
"What a great tournament for Miguel and Denis," said Head Coach Ryan Redondo. "Of course winning matters to show their evolution and progress, but the discipline and professionalism through the event set them apart, which was most important. Miguel playing in his first collegiate tournament and winning it is awesome. Both were gentlemen and absolute warriors."
At the UC Davis Invitational, the Tigers won all seven matches played on Sunday. The doubles team of juniors Alex Hamilton and Erik Cederwall won the consolation doubles final, while Eric Spence won the consolation C draw singles final and Cederwall won the consolation B draw final.
"I am extremely pleased with the way we ended the tournament," said Undergraduate Assistant Coach Alex Golding. "On the final day we competed hard and stayed on task eventually winning every match of the day. Discipline prevailed and our professionalism stood out as the tournament came to an end."
Aztec Invitational (San Diego, Calif.)Singles:
Miguel Diaz (Pacific) def. Cristobal Rivera (LMU) 6-2, 6-1.
Denis Stolyarov (Pacific) def. David Doehring (LMU) 6-2, 7-5.
UC Davis Invitational (Davis, Calif.)
ITA Sunday RR Singles
PAC Lance Ngo d. SM John Stolmans 7-6(3);6-0
PAC Alex Hamilton d. SM Sam Bloore 6-4;6-2
PAC Ben Mirkin d. SM Thomas Hunt 3-6;6-2;6-2
ITA California Singles Consolations -- Consolation Finals
PAC Eric Spence d. NEV VladShchetininn 7-5;6-4
ITA BigWest Singles Consolations -- Consolation Semifinals
PAC Eric Cederwall d. SAC Oliver Anderson 6-1;6-1
ITA BigWest Singles Consolations -- Consolation Finals
PAC Eric Cederwall d. POR Justin Guay Wo (em)
ITA Aggie Doubles Consolations -- Consolation Finals
PAC Alex Hamilton - PAC Eric Cederwall d. OR Jayson Amos - OR Joey Swaysland 8-4