Top-Ranked Ohio State Downs No. 4 UCLA, 4-0 in Chicago

Feb. 15, 2009

CHICAGO - Top-ranked Ohio State defeated No. 4 UCLA, 4-0 in a consolation match on Sunday at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships at the Midtown Tennis Club in Chicago.

After taking the doubles point, the Buckeyes won three consecutive singles matches to take the 4-0 win. It marked the second loss for the Bruins at the ITA Indoors, as UCLA fell to No. 5 Virginia in Saturday's quarterfinals.

Next up for UCLA (6-2) is a match at Baylor next Sunday at 10:00 a.m. (PST).

#1 Ohio State 4, #4 UCLA 0
ITA National Team Indoor Championships - Consolation
February 15, 2009 - Chicago (Midtown Tennis Club)

Doubles
1. #11 Kronauge/Moneke (OSU) def. Abid/Amit Inbar (UCLA) - 8-6
2. #31 Koniecko/Uzawa (OSU) vs. Brooklyn/Harel Srugo (UCLA) - 6-6 Susp.
3. #41 Allare/Mike O'Connell (OSU) def. Look/Meister (UCLA) - 9-8 (5)
Ohio State Wins Doubles Point -- Order of Finish: 1, 3

Singles
1. #1 Bryan Koniecko (OSU) def. Haythem Abid (UCLA) - 6-1, 6-2*
2. #6 Justin Kronauge (OSU) led #67 Matt Brooklyn (UCLA) 6-4, 3-3 Susp.
3. #3 Steven Moneke (OSU) def. Holden Seguso (UCLA) - 6-0, 6-0
4. #38 Balazs Novak (OSU) led Michael Look (UCLA) - 7-5, 3-0 Susp.
5. Matt Allare (OSU) def. #78 Nick Meister (UCLA) - 6-1, 6-2
6. #77 Shuhei Uzawa (OSU) led Ahmed Ismail (UCLA) 6-3, 2-3 Susp.

Order of Finish: 3, 5, 1 -- *Denotes Clinching Match


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