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No. 41 Stanford Takes Down No. 73 Utah, 5-2
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 04/13/2013

April 13, 2013


STANFORD, Calif.- No. 41 Stanford defeated No. 73 Utah 5-2 on Saturday afternoon at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.

The Cardinal (10-9, 3-3 Pac-12) evened its conference record for the first time this year and has won back-to-back matches for the first time since late March.

The Utes (11-11, 1-5 Pac-12) have dropped five in a row.

Stanford secured the doubles point for a 1-0 lead, receiving victories at the top two courts while the match at No. 3 went unfinished.

Robert Stineman put Stanford in front 2-0 following a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Devin Lane at the No. 4 position.

Seconds later, the Cardinal moved ahead 3-0 when Trey Strobel downed Ben Tasevac 6-3, 6-3 at the No. 6 spot. Strobel has won five straight matches and eight of his last 10 overall.

The clincher came from John Morrissey, who chalked up his team-leading 20th win of the year following a 6-1, 6-3 triumph over Dmytro Mamedov at the No. 1 spot.

Singles victories from Slim Hamza and Cedric Willems accounted for Utah's two points.

Stanford's five-match homestand continues on Tuesday, April 16, against Pacific at 1:30 p.m.

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No. 41 Stanford 5, No. 73 Utah 2

DOUBLES
1) Denis Lin/Morrissey (STAN) d. Mamedov/Tasevac (UTAH) 8-3
2) Romanowicz/Stineman (STAN) d. Hamza/Willems (UTAH) 8-4
3) Jamin Ball/Ho (STAN) vs. Lane/Medinilla (UTAH) abandoned
Order of Finish: 1, 2

SINGLES
1) No. 39 John Morrissey (STAN) d. Dmytro Mamedov (UTAH) 6-1, 6-3
2) No. 101 Slim Hamza (UTAH) d. No. 103 Nolan Paige (STAN) 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (6)
3) Maciek Romanowicz (STAN) d. Rafael Davidian (UTAH) 6-4, 6-3
4) Robert Stineman (STAN) d. Devin Lane (UTAH) 6-1, 6-3
5) Cedric Willems (UTAH) d. Daniel Ho (STAN) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (9)
6) Trey Strobel (STAN) d. Ben Tasevac (UTAH) 6-3, 6-3
Order of Finish: 4, 6, 1, 2, 3, 5


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