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Hogs Finish Strong

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Hogs Finish Strong

AUBURN, Ala. — The Razorbacks went undefeated today against the players of Army, winning 12 straight matches.

“It’s always good to finish up the weekend on a positive note, and we definitely did that today,” said head coach Robert Cox. “I’m really pleased, we learned a lot about our team.”

The hogs gathered 4 doubles wins today. Matt Hogan and Matt Walters defeated Asika Isoh and Tripp Johnson, 8-4. Seniors Gregoire Lehmann and Chris Nott defeated Donald Van Velzer and Henry Jang-Milsten, 8-0. No. 56-ranked duo Mike Ward and Nikolas Zogaj remain undefeated as a pair and were victorious over Alex Holland and Rommel Verano. Taj Harrison and Hall Fess overcame Rashad Shelton and Andrew Clark, 8-5.

In singles play, the Hogs swept Army players in eight straight matches. Chris Nott defeated Asika Isoh, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. Matt Hogan defeated Tripp Johnson 6-7, 6-0, 6-2. Gregoire Lehmann defeated Henry Jang-Milsten, 6-4, 6-4. Nikolas Zogaj defeated Donald Van Velzer, 6-2, 6-3. Mike Ward was victorious against Alex Holland, 6-2, 6-1. Matt Walters overcame Rommel Verano, 6-1, 6-2. Taj Harrison defeated Andrew Clark 6-4, 6-1. Hall Fess overcame Rashad Shelton, 6-4, 6-3.

“It was a very productive weekend,” said Cox. “Now we have to get ready for UNLV and SMU.”

The Hogs will play their first home dual match of the year next weekend against UNLV, Friday at 5:30 p.m. It will be followed by another dual on Sunday against SMU at 1 p.m.

RESULTS

Doubles

Matt Hogan/Matt Walters(Ark) def. Asika Isoh/Tripp Johnson(Army), 8-4

Gregoire Lehmann/Chris Nott(Ark) def. Donald Van Velzer/Henry Jang-Milsten(Army), 8-0

Mike Ward/Nikolas Zogaj(Ark) def. Alex Holland/Rommel Verano(Army), 8-4

Hall Fess/Taj Harrison(Ark) def. Rashad Shelton/Andrew Clark, 8-5

Singles

Chris Nott(Ark) def. Asika Isoh(Army), 6-1, 4-6, 6-4

Matt Hogan(Ark) def. Tripp Johnson(Army), 6-7, 6-0, 6-2

Gregoire Lehmann(Ark) def. Henry Jang-Milsten(Army), 6-4, 6-4

Nikolas Zogaj(Ark) def. Donald Van Velzer(Army), 6-2, 6-3

Mike Ward(Ark), def. Alex Holland(Army), 6-2, 6-1

Matt Walters(Ark) def. Rommel Verano(Army), 6-1, 6-2

Taj Harrison(Ark) def. Andrew Clark(Army), 6-4, 6-1

Hall Fess(Ark) def. Rashad Shelton(Army), 6-4, 6-3



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