Air Force Downed by UNM, 7-0
April 14, 2007
The Air Force men's tennis team dropped its seventh consecutive match Saturday, falling to No. 46 New Mexico, 7-0, in Fort Worth, Texas. With the victory, New Mexico improved to 14-7 overall and 3-2 in the MWC, while the Falcons fell to 11-14 overall and 0-5 in league play.
The Lobos captured the doubles point by sweeping all three doubles contests. Max Jones and Kamil Pajkowski won at No. 1, defeating seniors Robby Alexander and Ryan White, 8-3. Chris Parkes paired with his brother, Johnny, at No. 2, netting an 8-6 win over AFA freshmen Brett Rodgers and Austin Francis. Chandler Brass and Joe Nicolazzi won the No. 3 match over senior Keith Cronican and freshman James Tomlin, 8-2.
In singles action, Jones notched a three-set win at No. 1 over Alexander, 6-1, 6-7, 1-0. Johnny Parkes, playing at No. 2, downed Rodgers, 6-1, 6-0, while Miles Bugby beat Cronican, 6-2, 7-5, at the No. 3 spot. The Lobos captured the other three matches in straight sets.
The Falcons wrap up their regular season on Sunday, April 15 in Fort Worth against UNLV.
No. 46 New Mexico 7, Air Force 0
1. Jones/Pajkowski (UNM) def. Alexander/White, 8-3
2. Parkes/Parkes (UNM) def. Rodgers/Francis, 8-6
3. Brass/Joe Nicolazzi (UNM) def. Cronican/James Tomlin, 8-2