Tigers Finish Conference Undefeated

Tigers Finish Conference Undefeated

Match Notes:

·         RCC finishes the regular season undefeated in Orange Empire Conference play with a win against Orange Coast College.

·         RCC wins the Orange Empire Conference Championship (4th OEC Championship All-Time, First Since 2009) and guaranteed itself a spot in the Southern California Regional Team Playoffs.

·         Sophomore #1 Player Jordan Gobatie got the Tigers started with his third straight "Eco Boost Award" (completing the first match of the day with no waste – environmentally friendly) with a dominating win, 6-0, 6-0.

·         Freshmen Danny Garcia and Eliott Moreno were close behind, winning the #3 and #6 spots easily.

·         With the overall team score at 4-2 coming out of Singles, the sophomore tandem of Gobatie and Banos sealed the victory for the Tigers with a commanding 8-3 win at #1 Doubles.

·         RCC returns home for its last two regular season matches before the playoffs against San Diego City College on Thursday and San Diego Mesa College on Friday.  Both teams are from the Pacific Coast Conference and the matches will be at 2:00 at RCC. 



#1        Jordan Gobatie (RCC)                d.         Chris Chiu (OCC)                      6-0, 6-0

#2        Andrew Pham (OCC)                 d.         Aliaksandr Pesniak (RCC)         4-6, 7-6 (5), ret.

#3        Danny Garcia (RCC)                  d.         Chris Tran (OCC)                      6-0, 6-1

#4        Gustavo Carvalho (RCC)           d.         Chad Meyer (OCC)                    6-3, 6-1

#5        Dillon Nguyen (OCC)                d.         Ulises Banos (RCC)                   7-5, 6-1

#6        Eliott Moreno (RCC)                 d.         Francesco Nguyen (OCC)         6-1, 6-0           


#1        Gobatie/Banos (RCC)                d.         Chiu/Meyer (OCC)                    8-3

#2        Garcia/Moreno (RCC)               d.         Pham/Nguyen (OCC)                8-4

#3        Nguyen/Thai (OCC)                  d.         Carvalho/Douglass (RCC)         8-6