The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's tennis team closed out the 2011 home scheduled with a 6-1 win over Southern Miss on Sunday.

The win moves the Cajuns to 7-11 on the season heading into the season finale at Lamar on Sunday, April 17.

UL jumped out in front, 1-0, winning the doubles matches after Yanick Mandl and Brandon Fairne won 8-4, followed by Carlin Murray and Ted Nilsson's 8-4 victory.

Mandl, Murray and Nilsson then went on to win their respective singles matches. Mandl playing from no. 1 singles, won his match 6-3, 6-1. Murray, at the no. 2 spot, grabbed a 6-2, 7-6 victory while Nilsson downed his opponent, 7-5, 6-4.

Eliiot Minvielle won handidly at the no. 5 spot, 6-0, 6-0.

The Golden Eagles defaulted in the no. 3 doubles and the no. 6 singles, resulting in a full point for the Cajuns.


Tennis Match Results
Southern Mississippi vs Louisiana
4/10/2011 at Lafayette, La.

Louisiana 6, Southern Mississippi 1

Singles competition
1. Mandl, Yanick (UL) def. Roussel, Julien (USM) 6-3, 6-1
2. Murray, Carlin (UL) def. Burmeister, Jan (USM) 6-2, 7-6
3. Alvarado, Paulo (USM) def. Voss, Robert (UL) 6-4, 1-6, 10-8
4. Nilsson, Ted (UL) def. Zeljkovic, Jovan (USM) 7-5, 6-4
5. Minvielle, Elliot (UL) def. Sims, Michael (USM) 6-0, 6-0
6. Farine, Brandon (UL) def. No player (USM), by default

Doubles competition
1. Mandl, Yanick/Farine, Brandon (UL) def. Burmeister, Jan/Roussel, Julien (USM) 8-4
2. Murray, Carlin/Nilsson, Ted (UL) def. Zeljkovic, Jovan/Alvarado, Paulo (USM) 8-4
3. Alberton, Carl/Voss, Robert (UL) def. No player/No player (USM), by default

Match Notes:
Louisiana 7-11

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