Feb. 5, 2011
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--- The New Mexico Lobos captured two more wins Saturday at the Linda Estes Tennis Complex to remain undefeated on the young season at 5-0. New Mexico posted its first win of the day Saturday morning shutting out the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves 7-0. The Lobos repeated the win later that evening also blanking the Western New Mexico Mustangs 7-0.
The Lobos opened Saturday morning play in dominant fashion with UNM singles sweeping six of six matches. Phil Anderson topped New Mexico's lineup and defeated CSU-Pueblo's Bruno Hurtado 6-1, 6-2.
The Hegelund brothers came out strong in their first matches of the season Saturday. In the No. 3 spot Mads Hegelund claimed his first win from the Thunderwolves' Saul Shrom 6-3, 6-2. Following his brother at No. 6, Simon Hegelund sailed through his match taking the win from Tom Chavez 6-1, 6-0.
The Lobo doubles teams took all three of their matches from CSU-Pueblo finalizing the win at 7-0. Later Saturday, doubles returned once again to sweep their matches against Western New Mexico. The No. 1 New Mexico duo of Conor Berg and Ben Dunbar tallied the first win 8-2, extending their total of straight dual match wins to 14.
In singles, the Lobos won all six matches in straight sets raising UNM's record to 5-0 on the season.
Phil Anderson clinches the match for the Lobos, claiming a solid win from Yair Banuelos 6-1, 6-2.
Carl Ho closed the night for New Mexico, defeating Mustang Henning Thrien 7-5, 6-2.
Sophomore Conor Berg continued his winning streak, advancing his career high to 16 straight wins.
Up Next: The Lobos will travel to Tucson, Ariz. to take on the University of Arizona and the University of San Diego. Their first match will begin Friday, at 1:00 p.m. against Arizona.
New Mexico vs. Colorado State-Pueblo -- Saturday, Linda Estes Tennis Complex
UNM 7, CS-Pueblo 0
Singles -- UNM 6, CS-Pueblo 0
Phil Anderson UNM def. Bruno Hurtado 6-1, 6-2
Conor Berg UNM def. Anthony Breitenbach 6-2, 6-1
Mads Hegelund UNM def. Saul Shrom 6-3, 6-2
Matt Neeld UNM def. Ivan Aragona 7-5, 6-1
Evan Corona-Saunders UNM def. Rafael Rivera 7-5, 6-3
Simon Hegelund UNM def. Tom Chavez 6-1, 6-0
Doubles -- UNM 3, CS-Pueblo 0
Joe Wood/Carl Ho UNM def. Breitenbach/Rivera 8-2
Mads Hegelund/Matt Neeld UNM def. Hurtado/Shrom 8-1
Ian Supple/Simon Hegelund UNM def. Aragona/Chavez 8-1
ORDER OF FINISH : (1, 6, 2, 3, 4, 5) (3, 2, 1)
New Mexico vs. Western New Mexico -- Saturday, Linda Estes Tennis Complex
UNM 7, Western NM 0
Singles -- UNM 6, Western NM 0
Jadon Phillips UNM def. Emmanuel Mensah 6-4, 6-3
Ben Dunbar UNM def. Johan Weich 6-1, 6-1
Carl Ho UNM def. Henning Thrien 7-5, 6-2
Phil Anderson UNM def. Yari Banuelos 6-1, 6-2
Conor Berg UNM def. Rodrigo Almeida 6-3, 6-2
Joe Wood UNM def. Jean Benoit Belin 6-0, 6-2
Doubles -- UNM 3, WNM 0
Conor Berg/Ben Dunbar UNM def. Mensah/Weich 8-2
Phil Anderson/Jadon Phillips UNM def. Banuelos/Thrien 8-2
Joe Wood/Carl Ho UNM def. Almeida/Belin 8-5
ORDER OF FINISH: (2, 6, 4, 1, 5, 3) (1, 2,3)