No. 58 Lobos No Match For No. 16 Harvard, Lose 6-1
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  03/05/2004
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

March 5, 2004

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The No. 16 Harvard Crimson handed the No. 58 New Mexico men's tennis team (4-3) its second straight loss in as many days with its 6-1 win at Cambridge, Mass. Friday evening.

The Lobos' sole point came as they won two of three doubles matched. Senior Divan Coetzee and freshman Hiroud Akhavan won 9-7 at No. 2 doubles over Brandon Chiu and Mark Riddell. Senior Jasmin Hodzic and sophomore Henry Gers netted a 8-6 win at No. 3 doubles over Chris Chiou and Jack Li.

The Crimson swept the six doubles matches including No. 48 David Lingman's upset at No. 1 over No. 29 Divan Coetzee, winning 6-3, 6-4.

The Lobos take a day off before finishing their east coast road trip at No. 52 Brown in Providence, R.I. on Sunday at 11 a.m. EST.

Senior Jasmin Hodzic and sophomore Henry Gers earned the other doubles win to solidify the point.

No. 58 New Mexico vs. No. 16 Harvard

1. No. 25 David Lingman/Jonathan Chu d. No. 46 David Kowalski/Ryan Stotland 8-4
2. Divan Coetzee/Hiroud Akhavan d. Brandon Chiu/Mark Riddell 9-7
3. Henry Gers/Jasmin Hodzic d. Chris Chiou/Jack Li 8-6

1. No. 48 David Lingman d. No. 29 Divan Coetzee 6-3, 6-4
2. Jonathan Chu d. David Kowalski 7-5, 6-0
3. Mark Riddell d. Hiroud Akhavan 6-2, 7-6
4. Cliff Nguyen d. Ryan Stotland 6-2, 7-5
5. Jack Li d. Jasmin Hodzic 6-3, 6-4
6. Chris Chiou d. Nick Ames 6-3, 6-0