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Matalonga?s NCAA Run Ends in Round of 16
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: May 26, 2006
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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PALO ALTO, Calif. ?- 57th-ranked senior Roger Matalonga’s run in the NCAA tournament ended today when he fell to No. 32 Sheeva Parbhu from Notre Dame, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3.


Matalonga was able to come back after falling in the first set 6-3 to win the second 6-2. In the third set, Parbhu was able to break Matalonga’s serve to claim the final set 6-3.


Matalonga’s career at Arizona ends with two NCAA individual appearances and two All-American honors. This season Matalonga posted a 22-13 record while winning Pac-10 Player of the Week twice.




(32) Sheeva Parbhu (Notre Dame) def (57) Roger Matalonga (UA) ?- 6-3, 2-6, 6-3