Muamba won his 20th singles match of the year on Thursday against Arizona.
The 29th-ranked Arizona Wildcats defeated the Liberty Flames 6-1 on Thursday afternoon at the Robson Tennis Center.
The Flames are now 6-9 on the season and see their two-match winning streak snapped. Arizona bolsters its record to 12-3.
Liberty wraps up its spring break trip to Arizona with a 1-1 mark. The Flames bested Grand Canyon 5-2, Tuesday in Phoenix.
Flames sophomore Nicaise Muamba, the 109th-ranked singles player in the country, scored Liberty's lone point of the day, earning his fourth straight singles triumph and team-leading 20th victory of the year. The Laval, Quebec, Canada native erased a one-set deficit in beating the Wildcats' top singles player, Jonas Ziverts, 5-7, 7-6, 6-2 at No. 1 singles.
No. 29 Arizona 6, Liberty 1
Singles Competition 1. #109 Nicaise Muamba (LIBERTY) def. Jonas Ziverts (ARIZ) 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 2. Filip Malbasic (ARIZ) def. Josh Wilson (LIBERTY) 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 3. Igor Karpovets (ARIZ) def. Chase Burton (LIBERTY) 6-4, 6-1 4. Alejandro Reguant (ARIZ) def. Eddie Gutierrez (LIBERTY) 6-0, 5-7, 6-2 5. Carlos Hassey (ARIZ) def. Ian Sturgill (LIBERTY) 6-1, 6-2 6. Jonas Maier (ARIZ) def. Steve Mundt (LIBERTY) 6-1, 6-4
Doubles Competition 1. Jonas Ziverts/Igor Karpovets (ARIZ) vs. #61 Nicaise Muamba/Chase Burton (LIBERTY) 4-5, unfinished 2. Filip Malbasic/Alejandro Reguant (ARIZ) def. Josh Wilson/Ian Sturgill (LIBERTY) 6-2 3. Stewart Block/Jonas Maier (ARIZ) def. Steve Mundt/Vince Salas (LIBERTY) 6-4
Liberty 6-9 Arizona 12-3 Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (5,6,3,4,2,1) T-3:05
Thoughts From Head Coach Derek Schwandt "Congrats to Nicaise on out-toughing his opponent. We have to be more disciplined as a team to take the next step."
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