Feb. 2, 1997
Anteaters Upset No. 23 Golden Bears
IRVINE, Calif. -- The UC Irvine men's tennis team, ranked 54th in the country, won a 5-2 match over No. 23 California at the Racquet Club of Irvine, Sunday.
After winning the doubles point, the Anteaters got singles wins from no. 1 steve Tallakson, who is ranked 84th nationally, No. 2 Thomas Bohun, No. 3 Rob Walker and No. 4 Cameran Lindee. Cal's two wins at No. 5 and No. 6 took three sets.
The win is the first on the season for UCI, which goes to 1-2, while Cal drops to 1-2 overall.
The Bears return to the court Thursday for the four-day ITA Rolex Indoors tournament in Dallas.
Singles Score 1 Steve Tallakson (UCI) def. Alex Sueur (Cal) 6-3, 6-4 2 Thomas Bohun (UCI) def. David Sutton (Cal) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 3 Rob Walker (UCI) def. Chris Santoso (Cal) 7-5, 6-4 4 Cameran Lindee (UCI) def. Nathan Jackmon (Cal) 6-4, 6-3 5 Minh Le (Cal) def Andrew Cheney (UCI) 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 6 Brian Fernando (Cal) def. Nic Varvais (UCI) 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 Doubles 1 Sutton/Santoso (Cal) def. Tallakson/Bohun (UCI) 8-6 2 Cheney/Varvais (UCI) def. Sueur/Le (Cal) 8-6 3 Lindee/Walker (UCI) def. Jackmon/Fernando (Cal) 9-8 Final Score: Irvine 5 Cal 2