Men’s Tennis Ends Second Day of Wake Forest Invitational
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Freshman James Flynn (Plantation, Fla. / American Heritage) made it to the final round of the singles D1 flight in consolation with a 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) win against Liberty's Guillem Secanel on the second day of the Wake Forest Invitational, Saturday.
Classmate James Dougherty (Melbourne, Australia) won 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 against Thomas Weigel from NCSU, before falling to UNCW's Chris Cooprider, 6-3, 1-6, 6-4.
Freshman Gaston Murray (Lake Worth, Fla. / Park Vista) followed his 6-3, 6-2 loss to Furman's Joel Cook in consolation by a 3-1, ret. win placing him in the final round in the 13th place bracket.
Sophomore Randy Phillips (Snellville, Ga. / Brookwood) fought hard in semifinals, but lost to NCSU's Dave Thompson, 6-0, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6).
Freshmen William Albright (Greensboro, N.C. / Grimsley) and Daniel Mack (Lakeland, Fla. / Lakeland) both lost in the C flights consolation quarterfinal rounds, placing them in the 13th place bracket to dual each other. Mack won 6-1, 6-4 against Albright.
Sophomore Cameron Smith (Jamestown, N.C. / Ragsdale) picked up a 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 win against Ethan Kallick from Davidson, but lost in the semifinal round to Tim Schweig from ODU, 7-5, 5-7, 6-2.
In doubles play, Dougherty and Phillips teamed up to beat Longwood's Harry Kelleher and Edward Becker, 8-4 in the 13th place bracket of A doubles.
Smith and Murray fell in a tiebreaking 9-8 (7-3) to UNCW's Pedro Mol and Zach Hublitz, while Albright and junior Jimmy Roueche (Greensboro, N.C. / Grimsley) lost 8-2 to Shea Thomas and Egon Samaii from Liberty.
Play at the Wake Forest Invitational will conclude Sunday, starting at 9 a.m.
2012 Wake Forest Invitational results (Day Two )
Dave Thompson (NCSU) defeated Randy Phillips (UNCG), 6-0, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6)
A Singles (Fifth Place Bracket)
Camerson Silverman (Elon) defeated Randy Phillips (UNCG), 6-2, 6-3
A2 Singles (Cons.)
James Dougherty (UNCG) defeated Thomas Weigel (NCSU), 6-4, 2-6, 6-2
Chris Cooprider (UNCW) defeated James Dougherty (UNCG), 6-3, 1-6, 6-4
B Singles (Cons.)
Joel Cook (Furman) defeated Gaston Murray (UNCG), 6-3, 6-2
B Singles (13th Place Bracket)
Gaston Murray (UNCG) defeated Juan Madrid (Elon), 3-1, ret.
C Singles (Cons.)
Sebastien Fauchet (Richmond) defeated William Albright (UNCG), 6-7 (7-0), 6-2, 6-2
Robert Lightbourne (Davidson) defeated Daniel Mack (UNCG), 6-4, 6-2
C Singles (13th Place Bracket)
Daniel Mack (UNCG) defeated William Albright (UNCG), 6-1, 6-4
D Singles (Cons.)
James Flynn (UNCG) defeated Guillem Secanel (Liberty), 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
Cameron Smith (UNCG) defeated Ethan Kallick (Davidson), 6-3, 2-6, 7-5
Tim Schweig (ODU) defeated Cameron Smith (UNCG), 7-5, 5-7, 6-2
D2 Singles (Cons.)
Conner Knox defeated Jimmy Roueche (UNCG), 7-6 (7-5), 5-7, 7-6 (7-4)
D2 Singles (13th Place Bracket)
Steed Johnson (Longwood) defeated Jimmy Roueche (UNCG), 6-4, 6-4
A Doubles (13th Place Bracket)
Dougherty/Phillips (UNCG) defeated Kelleher/Becker (Longwood), 8-4
Hublitz/Mol (UNCW) defeated Smith/Murray (UNCG), 9-8 (7-5)
B Doubles (Fifth Place Bracket)
Thomas/Samaii (Liberty) defeated Albright/Roueche (UNCG), 8-2
Flynn/Mack (UNCG), BYE