Stags Fall to #4 UC Santa Cruz

The #6 ranked CMS Men's Tennis Team lost at #4 UC Santa Cruz 6-1 on Saturday in a battle of two top ten nationally ranked teams. On a cool, sunny day in Santa Cruz, the Slugs opened the match by winning at numbers one and two doubles. CMS' Eric Chow and Jason Evans had an impressive win at #3 doubles; however, this wasn't enough and Santa Cruz took the doubles point and a 1-0 lead. In singles action, CMS' David Oehm served for the match twice and had two match points before dropping a tough three set loss to #14 ranked Shane Templeman. The Stags' lone point came in dramatic fashion, with CMS' #2 player William Ellison upsetting the ITA National Champion Kevin Casey 6-3, 1-6, 7-5. The Stags drop to 1-3 overall. They open league play on Saturday at 9:30 AM against Whittier at CMS' Marks and Smith Courts.

UC Santa Cruz 6, CMS 1


1. Brunner / Seeberger (UCSC) def. W. Ellison / Feldhausen 8-3

2. Ali-Christie / Casey (UCSC) def. Hough / Oehm 8-3

3. Chow / Evans (CMS) def. Parmelly / Templeman 8-5


1. Matt Seeberger (UCSC) def. Eric Chow 6-3, 6-0

2. William Ellison (CMS) def. Kevin Casey 6-3, 1-6, 7-5

3. Shane Templeman (UCSC) def. David Oehm 3-6, 7-5, 6-3

4. Andrew Cohen (UCSC) def. Jason Evans 6-4, 6-1

5.Matt Brunner (UCSC) def. Evan Feldhausen 6-2, 6-0

6. Kellen Ali-Christie (UCSC) def. Ben Hough 6-4, 6-3