Jan. 28, 2012
Gainsville, Fla. - The Lobos certainly gave it their all against the University of Florida in the first round of the ITA Indoor Playoffs playing at their home court. The Lobos lost 7-0 against a team who currently holds the number five position nationally.
In singles, Jadon Phillips who is ranked nationally 81 went up against Bob van Overbeek who is nationally ranked 69 falling 6-2, 6-3.
At the number two slot, Ben Dunbar faced Nassim Slilam being defeated 6-1, 6-4.
The longest singles match of the dual match lasting 2 hours and 4 minutes, Phil Anderson played at the number 3 position against Florent Diep and fell 6-2, 7-6.
Conor Berg could only get one game off of the number 84 nationally ranked singles player Spencer Newman being defeated 6-1, 6-0.
Carl Ho played at the number five position against Andrew Butz with the match lasting a full three sets but could not clinch the singles win for the Lobos being outplayed 7-6, 4-6, 10-7.
Mads Hegelund went up against Michael Alford gaining three games throughout the whole match falling with a score of 6-1, 6-2 at the number six slot.
"Florida is a very good team playing outdoors with low altitude. I am proud of our guys and our seniors. They were the last three guys out there fighting and scraping on the courts. They did the best job they could out there and made some good adjustments. Overall, our team fought hard against some very tough opponents," Head Coach Alan Dils said.
The Lobos record is now 2-1 with the one loss being on the road. The Lobos will face the #33 nationally ranked team University of Miami at 7 a.m. mountain time with both teams playing on neutral ground.