Skip to main content
Toreros Fall 4-3 to No. 39 BYU
Romain Kalaydjian was one of three Toreros to earn a singles victory

March 9, 2013

Complete Results

PROVO, Utah - The No. 47 University of San Diego men's tennis team (6-4, 0-1) opened up WCC play with a 4-3 road loss to No. 39 BYU (12-4, 2-0).

The Toreros, who were playing their first road match in over a month, lost the doubles point but rallied to win three singles matches but fell just short to the Cougars.

After Ciaran Fitzgerald and Andrew Carlisle fell 8-4 at the No. 3 in doubles, Romain Kalaydjian and Uros Petronijevic snagged an 8-5 victory at the No. 2 over BYU's Scott Bohne and Spencer Smith. However the Toreros would lose the last doubles match after Clarke Spinosa and Thibaut Visy fell to BYU's 50th ranked duo of Patrick Kawka and Francis Sargeant.

The Cougars were able to take the first singles match after the 47th ranked Patrick Kawka beat Thibaut Visy 6-3, 6-4 at the No. 1. Visy was making his first appearance at the No. 1 in 2013. The Toreros followed that with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win by Romain Kalaydjian at the No. 2.

The Cougars would earn the next two points after No. 82 Clarke Spinosa fell 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 at the No. 3 to Francis Sargeant, which was followed by a 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 victory for Keaton Cullimore over No. 112 Uros Petronijevic.

The Toreros closed out the day by winning at the No. 5 and 6. Ciaran Fitzgerald defeated John Pearce 7-5, 6-1 at the No. 6 and Victor Pugliese followed that up by extending his singles win streak to five with a 6-7, 7-5, 10-4 victory over Andrey Goryachkov at the No. 5.

 

 

The Toreros return to action next week when they host a pair of WCC opponents. They face Gonzaga on Friday at 1:30 p.m. and then Portland at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.

FINAL RESULTS

DOUBLES

1.) No. 50 Kawka/Sargeant (BYU) def. Spinosa/Visy (USD) 8-5

2.) Petronijevic/Kalaydjian (USD) def. Bohne/Smith (BYU) 8-5

3.) Cullimore/Pearce (BYU) def. Fitzgerald/Carlisle (USD) 8-4

Order of Finish: 3, 2, 1

SINGLES

1.) No. 47 Patrick Kawka (BYU) def. Thibaut Visy (USD) 6-3, 6-4

2.) Romain Kalaydjian (USD) def. Spencer Smith (BYU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

3.) Francis Sargeant (BYU) def. No. 82 Clarke Spinosa (USD) 4-6, 7-5, 6-1

4.) Keaton Cullimore (BYU) def.No. 112 Uros Petronijevic (USD) 7-5, 2-6, 6-3

5.) Victor Pugliese (USD) def. Andrey Goryachkov (BYU) 6-7, 7-5, 10-4

6.) Ciaran Fitzgerald (USD) def. John Pearce(BYU) 7-5, 6-1

Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 5

VIDEO
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail USD Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail USD Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics

SCHEDULES

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago

Instagram

West Coast Conference USD
Top ^
» «