Men's Tennis Drops One To UC-Irvine 5-2

IRVINE, Calif. - The Penn men's tennis team ended its west coast trip with a 2-2 record following a 5-2 loss to 48th ranked UC-Irvine on Friday afternoon in Irvine.

Facing their toughest opponent of the season, the Quakers were unable to score the upset, taking two of six singles matches while dropping all three doubles matches.

In doubles, Irvine won 8-3 and 8-2 at No. 2 and No. 3, while Penn's No. 1 team of Eugen Brazdil and Phil Law only lost 8-4.

The Red and Blue broke through in singles, as sophomores Jason Lin and Phil Law provided the only victories. Lin won in straight sets at No. 4 singles, 7-6, 6-4, while Law need three sets to win his match, 6-7, 6-2, 10-1. Freshman Jason Magnes went three sets also, but ultimately came up just short, falling 6-3, 2-6, 11-9.

Penn returns to action on Wednesday, when the Quakers host George Washington at Levy Pavilion at 3 p.m.

No. 1

Sam Gould (UCI) def. Eugene Bradzdil (PENN)

6-0, 6-2

No. 2

Fabian Matthews (UCI) def. Adam Schwartz (PENN)

6-3, 6-1

No. 3

Phil Law (PENN) def. Shimpei Suzuki (UCI)

6-7, 6-2, 10-1

No. 4

Jason Lin (PENN) def. Zac Tsai (UCI)

7-6, 6-4

No. 5

Steven Henderson (UCI) def. Jason Magnes (PENN)

6-3, 2-6, 11-9

No. 6

Khunpol Issara (UCI) def. Jeff Karsh (PENN)

6-1, 6-4

Singles Order of Finish: 1, 2, 6, 5, 3, 4

No. 1

Issara/Gould (UCI) def. Brazdil/Law (PENN)


No. 2

Tsai/Henderson (UCI) def. Milbrandt/Magnes (PENN)


No. 3

Stephen Stege /Matthews (UCI) def. Schwartz/Karsh (PENN)