Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
20070205 Lobos Upset Wildcats 6-1
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 05, 2007
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<P><FONT size=2><STRONG>Albuquerque, N.M.</STRONG> ? On the second day of back-to-back matches in Albuquerque, the Arizona men&rsquo;s tennis team (1-3) squared off against No. 73 New Mexico (3-1). The previous day Arizona lost a close match to No. 63 Nebraska. The Wildcats knew they would have their hands full with the Lobos after they upset Nebraska on Friday 5-2.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>In the first match of the day Arizona&rsquo;s </FONT><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=43638"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=43638"><FONT size=2>Jason Labrosse</FONT></A></A><FONT size=2> and Ravid Hezi came up short against Graeme Kassautzki and Joe Nicolazzi, losing 8-4. At the No. 1 position, New Mexico&rsquo;s Miles Bugby and Johnny Parkes defeated </FONT><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=80014"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=80014"><FONT size=2>Bruno Alcala</FONT></A></A><FONT size=2> and </FONT><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=80019"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=80019"><FONT size=2>Claudio Christen</FONT></A></A><FONT size=2> 8-5. In a close match that reached seven-all, </FONT><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=80020"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=80020"><FONT size=2>Peter Zimmer</FONT></A></A><FONT size=2> and Milos Romic teamed up against Kamil Pajkowski and Chris Parkes. The Lobos came away with the 9-7 victory, completing the sweep and earning one point for New Mexico heading into singles play.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>A day earlier, No. 86 Christen upset Nebraska&rsquo;s No. 73 Adrian Szatmary in straight sets. After Arizona dropped matches at the No. 3 and No. 5 spots, respectively, Christen continued his strong play and kept the Wildcats&rsquo; hopes alive with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Johnny Parkes at the No. 1 slot. Unfortunately for Arizona, that was their only point of the match. In a duel of freshman, Joe Nicolazzi secured the win for New Mexico with a 6-0, 6-4 win over </FONT><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=235320"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=235320"><FONT size=2>Alex Labrosse</FONT></A></A><FONT size=2>.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>The Arizona men&rsquo;s tennis team returns home to Tucson next weekend to take on Santa Clara University. The match begins at 1 p.m. and will take place at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2><STRONG>No. 73 New Mexico 6, No. 61 Arizona 1</STRONG><BR><STRONG>Doubles</STRONG><BR>1. Bugby/J. Parkes (UNM) def. <STRONG>Christen/Alcala (UA)</STRONG> 8-5<BR>2. C. Parkes/Pajkowski (UNM) def. <STRONG>Zimmer/Romic (UA)</STRONG> 9-7<BR>3. Kassautzki/Nicolazzi (UNM) def. <STRONG>J. Labrosse/Hezi (UA)</STRONG> 8-4</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2><STRONG>Singles<BR></STRONG>1. <STRONG>No. 86 Christen</A> (UA)</STRONG> def. Johnny Parkes (UNM) 7-5, 6-2<BR>2. Graeme Kassautzki (UNM) def. <STRONG>Alcala</A> (UA)</STRONG> 6-3, 6-4<BR>3. Kamil Pajkowski (UNM) def. <STRONG>Zimme</A>r (UA)</STRONG> 6-3, 6-1<BR>4. Miles Bugby (UNM) def. <STRONG>Hezi (UA)</STRONG> 4-6, 7-5, 10-7<BR>5. Chris Parkes (UNM) def. <STRONG>J.</STRONG> <STRONG>Labrosse</A>e (UA)</STRONG> 6-2, 6-0<BR>6. Joe Nicolazzi (UNM) def. <STRONG><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=235320"></A>A. Labrosse</A>e (UA)</STRONG> 6-0, 6-4</FONT></P>
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