TCU Shuts Out Lamar 7-0

Arnau Dachs

Feb. 22, 2014

Final Stats

FORT WORTH, Texas - The No. 35 TCU men's tennis team posted its fifth win in a row with a 7-0 rout of Lamar on Saturday night at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center.

The Horned Frogs (6-2, 0-0 Big 12) finished the TCU Spring Invitational undefeated, while the Cardinals (6-4, 0-0 Southland) have dropped their first two matches in the tournament.

The highlight in the final match of the tournament was junior Arnau Dachs, who did not drop a game in doubles or singles competition. Dachs and partner Trey Daniel clinched the doubles point for the Frogs with an 8-0 win on court two, before the Vic, Spain native posted a 6-0, 6-0 defeat of Juuso Laitinen at No. 3 singles.

Hudson Blake and Rodolfo Bustamante teamed up to put TCU on the board to start the match, as the duo downed Trey Crsel and Nikita Lis 8-1. Dachs and Daniel finished just moments later, as the Frogs won the doubles point for the fourth match in a row.

With his decisive win on court three by Dachs to put TCU up 2-0, Jhonathan Gonzalez stretched his win streak to three matches with a 6-2, 6-1 victory on court six to put the Frogs up 3-0. Bustamante wrapped up the win for TCU with a 6-3, 6-2 decision over Mikko Rajamaki on court four.

The wins did not end there for the Frogs, as No. 77 Nick Chappell stepped back in at No. 1 singles to defeat Michael Feucht 6-3, 6-3. No. 60 Facundo Lugones bounced back from an earlier loss in the day to win on court two 6-3, 6-2, while Daniel finished off the 7-0 victory with a three-set win at No. 5 singles.

TCU will continue playing at home, as the team will host Texas and Tulsa and March 1-2. The Longhorns are up first on Saturday at 1 p.m., in a non-conference showdown, while the Frogs will take on the Golden Hurricanes on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Tennis Match Results
Lamar vs TCU
Feb 22, 2014 at Fort Worth, Texas
(Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center)

#35 TCU 7, Lamar 0
Singles competition
1. #77 Nick Chappell (TCU) def. Michael Feucht (LU) 6-3, 6-3
2. #60 Facundo Lugones (TCU) def. Nikita Lis (LU) 6-3, 6-2
3. Arnau Dachs (TCU) def. Juuso Laitinen (LU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Rodolfo Bustamante (TCU) def. Mikko Rajamaki (LU) 6-3, 6-2
5. Trey Daniel (TCU) def. Jeandre Hoogenboezem (LU) 4-6, 6-2, 10-4
6. Jhonathan Gonzalez (TCU) def. Trey Crysel (LU) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. #18 Nick Chappell/Will Stein (TCU) vs. Michael Feucht/Juuso Laitinen (LU) 5-6, unfinished
2. Arnau Dachs/Trey Daniel (TCU) def. Mikko Rajamaki/Jeandre Hoogenboezem (LU) 8-0
3. Hudson Blake/Rodolfo Bustamante (TCU) def. Trey Crysel/Nikita Lis (LU) 8-1

Match Notes:
Lamar 6-4
TCU 6-2; National ranking #35
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (3,6,4,1,2,5)






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