Mesa Tennis Recap From Friday and Saturday

Mesa Tennis Recap From Friday and Saturday

Mesa, AZ –


Mesa, AZ – Back at home after a trip to New Mexico, the Mesa women's tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision to NCAA Division III Gustavus-Adolphus Thursday.  

"We didn't show up to play, I'm very disappointed in our performance," said head coach Adam Cohen.  

"Gustavus played great, and well coached and well disciplined. They earned the win and we deserved the loss."  

G-A swept the doubles, but MCC took the top three singles matches. Naa Ankrah won at No. 1 6-3, 6-3, Tolena Carlon at No. 2, 6-0, 6-3 and Khanh Huyah at No. 3, 6-1, 6-1.    


1. Michaela Schulz/Ally Baker (GAC) def. Yolena Carlon/Naa Ankrah (MCC) 8-4
2. Bri Hartmann/Cal Carlson (GAC) def. Hanna Nelson/Julia Ortiz (MCC) 8-2
3. Lilly Hartman/Katie Aney (GAC) def. Charlotte Slatter/Khanh Huynh (MCC) 8-6
1. Naa Ankrah (MCC) def. Michaela Schulz (GAC) 6-3, 6-3
2. Yolena Carlon (MCC) def. Ally Baker (GAC) 6-0, 6-3
3. Khanh Huyah (MCC) def. Bri Hartmann (GAC) 6-1, 6-1
4. Cal Carlson (GAC) def. Hanna Nelson (MCC) 7-5, 6-2
5. Katie Aney (GAC) def. Julia Ortiz (MCC) 6-2, 2-1
6. Lilly Hartman (GAC) def. Michelle Fournier (MCC) 6-0, 6-3


In a home doubleheader, the Mesa men's and women's tennis teams both recorded shutouts, defeating Imperial Valley (Calif.), 9-0 each Friday.  

For the seventh-ranked men it was an easy win, with MCC losing only a total of three games in the 15 sets played.  

Linus Holthey, ranked No. 31 in the nation, took a 6-1, 6-0 victory at No. 1 singles over Robert Verhofstadt.  

The women bounced back from a loss Thursday to capture their first victory of the season, 9-0.

The Mesa men will face probably their toughest test of the year when they travel to meet the University of Arizona Saturday at 2:00 p.m.  

Men's results:  

Position  Mesa Comm. College  Imperial Valley College  Winner  Score
 #1 Singles  #31 Linus Holthey  Robeir Verhofstadt  Mesa Comm. College  6-1 6-0
 #2 Singles  Noel Maurin  Jose Zaragoza  Mesa Comm. College  6-0 6-0
 #3 Singles  Matt Fisher  Jesus Galeana  Mesa Comm. College  6-0 6-0
 #4 Singles  Andres Loaiza  Greg Gerardo  Mesa Comm. College  6-1 6-0
 #5 Singles  Kim Donghyun  Benjamin Cruz  Mesa Comm. College  6-0 6-0
 #6 Singles  Eduardo Couto  Bryan vega  Mesa Comm. College  6-0 6-0
 #1 Doubles  Noel Maurin 
 Linus Holthey
 Robeir Verhofstadt 
 Jose Zaragoza  Mesa Comm. College  8-1
 #2 Doubles  Matt Fisher 
 Eduardo Couto
 Greg Gerardo 
 Jesus Galeana  Mesa Comm. College  8-0
 #3 Doubles  Kim Donghyun 
 Andres Loaiza
 Benjamin Cruz 
 Bryan vega  Mesa Comm. College  8-0

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