Men's Tennis Advances at Tiger Fall Classic

Sept. 24, 2004

STOCKTON, Calif. - The Santa Clara University men's tennis program opened play the fall season this afternoon at the Tiger Fall Classic, hosted by the University of the Pacific at the Hal Nelson Tennis Courts.

Santa Clara remains at the Tiger Fall Classic through Sunday. The tournament is the first of six the Broncos have scheduled for the fall. Next week, Santa Clara will attempt to qualify for the ITA All-American Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn. Other events are as follows: SCU Bronco Classic October 8-10 at the Degheri Tennis Center, the ITA Regional Championship October 22-26, the Southern California Intercollegiate November 3-7 and the Milwaukee Tennis Classic Nov. 3-8.

Singles Flight A, Round of 16
(4) Jan Macek (SCU) def. Adam Fauvre (SMC) 6-2, 6-4
Francisco Zepponi (SCU) def. Niclas Otte (UOP) 6-4, 6-2
(2) Taylor Bedilion (SCU) bye

Singles Flight B, Round of 16
Milos Popovich (UNR) def. Ben Hidalgo (SCU) 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3
Bobby Rasmussen (SCU) def. Stephen Conching (UOP) 6-2, 6-2
(1)Eric Kochanski (SCU) bye

Singles Flight C, Round of 16
Will McAllister (SAC) def. (1) Tyler Wilson (SCU) 6-3, 6-3
Chris Iwamura (SCU) def. Ahad Ebrahim (UOP) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
(3) A.J. Kerin (SCU) def. Thomas Dawson Roberts (SMC) 6-0, 6-1
(2) Michael Thomsen (SAC) def. Blane Shields (SCU) 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-4

Doubles Flight A, Round of 16
Kochanski/Zepponi (SCU) def. Kakar/Otte (UOP) 9-8 (1)
(1) Macek/Bedilion (SCU) bye

Doubles Flight A, Round of 16
Shields/Iwamura (SCU) def. Kelly/Price (UOP) 8-6
(1) Hidalgo/Rasmussen (SCU) bye
Kerin/Wilson (SCU) bye