Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Stopa Picks Up Lone Singles Win vs. UW
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: April 03, 1999
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TUCSON, Ariz. (April 3) - The University of Arizona men's tennis team fell to No. 15 Washington, 6-1, Saturday at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center. The Huskies improved to 15-6 overall and 2-2 in Pac-10 play, while the Wildcats fell to 7-9 overall and 2-6 in Pac-10.

The lone Arizona win came from junior Michel Stopa at the No. 4 position over Marcus Lunde 6-2, 5-7, 6-1.

The Huskies claimed all other singles positions and the doubles point. At the No. 1 spot, Arizona senior Adnan Novo fell to Eric Drew 6-2, 6-1. Junior Jean-Noel LaCoste lost to Robert Kendrick at the two position 6-4, 6-4 while Washington's Andy Posovic defeated Wildcat senior Pascal Salasca 6-1, ret. at the No. 3 spot. Freshman Caleb Marquardt fell to Jeremy Berman at the five spot 6-2, 7-5 and junior Alex Brown was defeated by Chuck Tilley 6-3, 6-4 at the No. 6 position.

In doubles action, LaCoste and Salasca lost to Drew and Kendrick at the No. 1 spot 9-7. At the No. 2 position, Huskies Andy Wooley and Nick Quartrochi defeated Arizona's Stopa and Brown 9-8 (6). Wildcat sophomore Brian Jackson and Bruno Arapovic lost to Berman and Posovic 8-3 at the No. 3 doubles position.

The Wildcats will be back in action April 9-10 when they take on California and Stanford in northern California.

Team Score: Washington 6, Arizona 1


1. Drew (UW) def. Novo (UA) 6-2, 6-1
2. Kendrick (UW) def. LaCoste (UA) 6-3, 6-4
3. Posovic (UW) def. Salasca (UA) 6-1, ret.
4. Stopa (UA) def. Lunde (UW) 6-2, 5-7, 6-1
5. Berman (UW) def. Marquardt (UA) 6-2, 7-5
6. Tilley (UW) def. Brown (UA) 6-3, 6-4

1. Drew/Kendrick (UW) def. Salasca/LaCoste (UA) 9-7
2. Wooley/Quartrochi (UW) def. Stopa/Brown (UA) 9-8 (6)
3. Berman/Posovac (UW) def. Jackson/Arapovic (UA) 8-3

Records: Arizona 7-9, 2-6 Pac-10; 15-6, 2-2 Pac-10

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