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No. 58 New Mexico Upsets No. 37 Old Dominion
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  03/02/2008
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

March 2, 2008

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS --- The University of New Mexico men's tennis team finished the HEB Invitational with a 4-0 victory over No. 37 Old Dominion. The Lobos have their best record of the season at 8-6. They finished the weekend 2-1 and the week with three wins.

In doubles, Max Jones and Kamil Pajkowski teamed up at No. 1 for a win against Aleksander Seleznev and Eidy Igarashi 8-6. Chris Parkes and Joe Wood paired to win 8-3 against Rodrigo Souza and Tobias Fanselow.

With the Lobos ahead 1-0, they finished with three wins in singles for the victory. Pajkowski beat Timo Gerke 6-1, 6-2 at the No. 6 spot. Johnny Parkes defeated Fanselow 6-3, 6-1 and his brother Chris Parkes won 6-1, 6-4 against Matt Fawcett.

The Lobos will spend time in Lincoln, Neb., before they return home to host three matches in as many days starting with a rematch against Old Dominion on March 20.

New Mexico 4, Old Dominion 0

Singles

No. 1 - Max Jones (UNM) vs. Aleksander Seleznev - DNF

No. 2 - Miles Bugby (UNM) vs. Eidy Igarashi - DNF

No. 3 - Johnny Parkes (UNM) def Tobias Fanselow - 6-3, 6-1

No. 4 - Graeme Kassautzki (UNM) vs. Rodrigo Souza - DNF

No. 5 - Chris Parkes (UNM) def. Matt Fawcett - 6-1, 6-4

No. 6 - Kamil Pajkowski (UNM) def. Timo Gerkhe - 6-1, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1 - Jones/Pajkowski (UNM) def. Seleznev/Igarashi - 8-6

No. 2 - C. Parkes/Wood (UNM) def. Souza/Fanselow - 8-3

No. 3 - Kassautzki/Bugby (UNM) vs. Fawcett/Gehrke - DNF

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