Six consecutive wins for the sixth-ranked Hawai’i Pacific University Sharks Men’s Tennis team.
They got their sixth is a row with a 5-0 win over the Holy Names Hawks Friday morning at UC San Diego Northview courts.
The 6-0 HPU Sharks, swept the 3-3 Hawks on their way to the victory.
The number 1 team of Jan Pleva and Jordi Walzer easily defeated Ellison Greco and R. Bhatia 6-2. Then the Number 2 team of Robin Sanz and Jakub Beran defeated Mario Alviz and Ramiro Peez 6-4.
The unfinished Number 3 team of Jan Heine and Benjamin Loccisano led the Hawks Driss Elahcene and Hugo Nieto 5-2 when pulled.
The Sharks singles won out. Pleva defeated Greco 6-0, 6-0. at number 2. Heine beating Alfonso De Simon 6-0, 6-2 at number 5.
Beran defeated Alviz 6-1, 6-2 at number 3. Hawks Perez was defeated by Loccisano 6-1, 6-0 at number 4.
Left unfinished were eighth ranked Sharks Walder at number 1 with a 6-4, 4-1 lead over Bhatia. Ryohei Ara at number 6 leading the Hawks Nieto 6-3, 3-1.
For their next four matches in this swing of southern California, the HPU Sharks will move from San Diego to Orange County.
HPU will face number 7 Washburn on Sunday at Azusa Pacific at the Azusa Pacific’s Munson & Bavougian Tennis Complex in Azusa, Calif. Match time is set for 7 a.m. HST.