Men's Tennis Advances at ITA Regional

Oct. 23, 2004

BERKELEY, Calif. - The Santa Clara University men's tennis team opened action this morning at the Wilson/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Northwest Regional Championship, hosted by the University of California at both the Hellmen Tennis Center and the Channing Courts in Berkeley.

The event continues through Tuesday. Should rain close the outdoor courts during weekend action, back-up plans are in place at the San Francisco Tennis Club, and fans are advised to call the SCU Men's Tennis Office at 408-554-4069 for voicemail updates.

Jan Macek is seeded ninth in singles and won his match in the Round of 64 in straight sets. Broncos Tyler Wilson and Francisco Zepponi won their first-round matches while Macek paired with Bobby Rasmussen to also find success in doubles.

Complete men's draws and results can be found by Clicking Here.

Main draw doubles action continues Saturday at 8 a.m. and consolation doubles will commence at 9:15 a.m. Main draw singles will follow at 10:30 a.m., with consolation singles starting at 1 p.m.

The singles finalists and doubles champion from this event will earn sports in the November 4-7 ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championship at the University of Michigan. There are 17 regional championship taking place over these last two weekends of October at campuses throughout the country.

Singles, Round of 128
Ryan Sceats (UH) def. Chris Iwamura (SCU) 6-1. 6-2
Tyler Wilson (SCU) def. Thomas Dawson (SMC) 6-0, 6-2
Davey Jones (CP) def. A.J. Kerin (SCU) 6-3, 6-4
Francisco Zepponi (SCU) def. Colby Jager (PORT) 6-2, 6-1

Singles, Round of 64
(9) Jan Macek (SCU) def. Vaclav Burger (CAL) 6-2, 6-1
(4) Manuel Kost (ORE) def. Bobby Rasmussen (SCU) 6-4, 6-4
(8) Roman Borvanov (PORT) def. Eric Kochanski (SCU) 6-4, 6-2
(6) Greg Shearer (FSU) def. Tyler Wilson (SCU) 6-0, 6-2
Francisco Zepponi (SCU) def. Adam Fauvre (SMC) 7-5, 6-1

Doubles, Round of 64
Jooste/Popovic (NEV) def. Kerin/Wilson (SCU) 8-6
Rasmussen/Macek (SCU) def. Kelly/Conching (PAC) 8-4