(Editor’s note: Montana State University press release)
BOZEMAN – Montana State was shut out at Utah State on Sunday, dropping a 5-0 decision to the Aggies.
The Bobcats played a pair of close singles matches and competed well in doubles competition, but two days after its first win of the season fell short of their Mountain West rival. Adrian Torrico at No. 3 and Kasper Parlklo on ladder spot lower each dropped 6-3, 6-4 decisions. MSU played to a 7-6 (7-3) decision at No. 1 doubles (Alexander Flink and Rok Sitar), and lost 6-4 at No. 3 (Joaqin Espinoza, Mateus Ceolin).
The Bobcats fall to 1-5 on the season.
Utah State 5, Montana State 0
February 18, 2018 at Logan, Utah (Sports Academy & Racquet Club)
1. Jaime Barajas (USU) def. FLINK, Alexander (MSU) 6-1, 6-3
2. Sergiu Bucur (USU) def. SITAR, Rok (MSU) 6-2, 6-3
3. Samuel Serrano (USU) def. TORRICO, Adrian (MSU) 6-3, 6-4
4. Jose Carvajal (USU) def. PARLKLO, Kasper (MSU) 6-4, 6-4
5. Felipe Acosta (USU) vs. ESPINOZA, Joaquin (MSU) 1-0, unfinished
6. Addy Vashistha (USU) vs. WOOD, Grant (MSU) unfinished
1. Jose Carvajal/Jaime Barajas (USU) def. FLINK, Alexander/SITAR, Rok (MSU) 7-6 (7-3)
2. Sergiu Bucur/Andrew Nakajima (USU) vs. TORRICO, Adrian/PARLKLO, Kasper (MSU) 6-5, unfinished
3. Felipe Acosta/Addy Vashistha (USU) def. ESPINOZA, Joaquin/CEOLIN, Mateus (MSU) 6-4
Montana State 1-5, 1-0 Big Sky
Utah State 7-3, 1-0 MW
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (1,4,2,3)