The San Diego Mesa Men's Tennis team woke up just in the nick of time to beat Ventura in the first round of the 2015 Dual Team Championships 5-3.
The Olympians went down 2-1 after doubles and then 3-1 after Mesa lost at #1 singles. But after Tyler Luck won in straight sets at #5, #2, #3, #4, and #6 all went into the third set with the Olympians prevailing in them all while Corentin Haener was up 4-2 when play was suspended once Mesa earned the 5th point.
"We are a very resilient team," said Olympian Head Coach Michael Hootner. "I'm very proud of this group," concluded Coach Hootner.
Mesa will now take on the #1 seed, Irvine Valley next Tuesday, 4/14, at 2pm at Irvine. The game will be broadcast live at, www.ustream.tv. Then search coachhootner.