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Sooners Sweep San Diego
March 16, 2014

NORMAN, Okla.—No. 2 Oklahoma swept No. 68 San Diego 7-0 Sunday afternoon in San Diego, Calif.

“We played competed well today,” head coach John Roddick said. “San Diego competed really hard and the match was a lot closer than the score indicated.”

Oklahoma captured six singles points.

Alcorta got the first point, defeating Petronijevic in straight sets, 6-0, 6-1.

Andrew Harris and Dane Webb, followed suit, ousting Vittek and Kalaydjian 6-1, 6-4 and 7-6(5), 6-3, respectively. Harris’ match clinched the Sooner victory.

Senior Nick Papac won his third match of the season with a 6-4, 6-4 conquest over Ciaran Fitzgerald.

Despite losing the first set, Alvarez remained focused to win his 13th consecutive singles match, beating Spinosa 6-7(4), 6-2, 1-0(0), putting OU up 6-0.

Sophomore Austin Siegel also battled back after a first set loss. The sophomore closed out the match with a 6-7(3) 6-3, 1-0(6) triumph over Geoffrey Fosso.

“We did a great job of executing in the second half of singles today,” Roddick said. “It was also great to see [Guillermo] Alcorta play as well as he did today.”

The Sooners earned the doubles point with wins at the No. 1 and 2 positions.

Dane Webb and Andrew Harris got the first doubles win, topping Clarke Spinosa and Filip Vittek 8-4.

Senior Guillermo Alcorta and partner Axel Alvarez clinched the doubles point with a 8-5 win over Romain Kalaydjian and Uros Petronijevic.

The Sooners finish their stretch in California Wednesday, March 19, when they travel to Malibu to face Pepperdine.

No. 2 Oklahoma 7, No. 68 San Diego 0

 

Doubles:

1. #36 Dane Webb/Andrew Harris (OU) def. #31 Clarke Spinosa/Filip Vittek (USD) 8-4

2. Axel Alvarez/Guillermo Alcorta (OU) def. Romain Kalaydjian/Uros Petronijevic (USD) 8-5

3. Ciaran Fitzgerald/Andrew Raphaelson (USD) vs. Peerakit Siributwong/Nick Papac (OU) 6-6 DNF

 

 Singles:

1. #2 Axel Alvarez (OU) def. #59 Clarke Spinosa (USD) 6-7(4), 6-2, 1-0(0)

2. #5 Guillermo Alcorta (OU) def. Uros Petronijevic (USD) 6-0, 6-1

3. #43 Dane Webb (OU) def. Romain Kalaydjian (USD) 7-6(5), 6-3

4. #35 Andrew Harris (OU) def. Filip Vittek (USD) 6-1, 6-4

5. Nick Papac (OU) def. Ciaran Fitzgerald (USD) 6-4, 6-4

6. Austin Siegel (OU) def. Geoffrey Fosso (USD) 6-7(3), 6-3, 1-0(6)

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