Marcos Giron of
The second-seeded Giron (30-5) is the UCLA's first singles champion since Benjamin Kohlloeffel in 2006.
Sarkissian (34-10) was attempting to win the Waves' second
In the women's final, Danielle Collins of
UCLA Coach Billy Martin, who won a national singles title for the Bruins in 1975, called Giron "the hardest-working kid" he's had in 21 years overseeing the program.
Giron won after UCLA teammate Clay Thompson, the tournament's No. 1 seed, was upset in the first round by South Florida's Roberto Cid. Sarkissian beat Cid in the quarterfinals.
Giron's victory gives him an inside track to earn a spot in the main draw of the
Collins, Virginia's first woman to advance as far as the national quarterfinals, won 11 straight points in the second set to rally from a 3-5 deficit.
After relying on her backhand earlier in the match, Collins (36-10) switched strategies and was able to choose easy targets with her forehand.
Collins also took advantage of Chi's second serve most of the afternoon.
"I never thought that I'd get to the finals," Collins said. "It's unbelievable. I never expected that or anything near that."