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No. 44 Gauchos Fall Short to No. 32 Georgia Tech in NCAA Regional

5/14/2016

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Courtesy of UC Santa Barbara Athletics Media Relations


COMPLETE RECAP

An amazing season for the No. 44 UCSB Men's Tennis team came to a close on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Championship, as the Gauchos were downed 4-1 by No. 32 Georgia Tech. 

Santa Barbara finished the 2015-2016 season with a 17-7 record, going undefeated in conference play, and winning its second straight Big West Championship.

NCAA TOURNAMENT FIRST ROUND
MARKS STADIUM • LOS ANGELES, CALIF.
NO. 32 GEORGIA TECH (4), NO. 44 UC SANTA BARBARA (1)

Doubles
1) No. 78 Nathan Eshmade/Miles Seemann (UCSB) def. No. 38 Casey Kay/Michael Kay (GT) 6-2
2) No. 37 Christopher Eubanks/Carlos Benito (GT) def. Anders Holm/Nicolas Moreno de Alboran (UCSB) 6-4
3) Morgan Mays/Andrew Riminton (UCSB) def. Nathan Rakitt/Andrew Li (GT) 7-5

Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3

Singles
1) No. 7 Christopher Eubanks (GT) def. Nathan Eshmade (UCSB) 6-2, 6-3    
2) No. 113 Carlos Benito (GT) vs. Nicolas Moreno de Alboran (UCSB) 0-6, 6-3, 5-3 unfi.
3) Morgan Mays (UCSB) vs. Cole Fiegel (GT) 7-6 (7-5), 2-4 unfi.
4) Daniel Yun (GT) def. Anders Holm (UCSB) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
5) Nathan Rakitt (GT) def. Cody Rakela (UCSB) 6-4, 6-4
6) Michael Kay def. Teague Hamilton (UCSB) 6-3, 7-5

Order of Finish: 1, 6, 5, 4