Falcons Wrap Up Day Two at Baylor Invite

    Freshman Alex Grubbs
    Freshman Alex Grubbs

    Sept. 25, 2010

    The Air Force men's tennis team wrapped up the second day of the Baylor Invitational Saturday in Waco, Texas. Six Falcons played in the "B" singles flight, with Air Force posting a 5-5 record. Freshman Alex Grubbs won both of his matches Saturday, advancing to the semifinals.

    Grubbs, the only Falcon still playing in the tournament, opened the day with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Ricardo Hopker of Texas-Pan American, then posted a 6-0, 6-4 triumph over Andy Wang of Rice in the quarterfinals. He will face Rice's Phillip Seifer in the semis on Sunday. The only other Falcon in the main bracket, senior Taylor Soster, lost his round of 16 match, falling in three sets to Elliott Minvielle of Louisiana-Lafayette, 6-2, 5-7, 6-1.

    Senior Alex Beaussart and freshmen Danny Gies and Alex Lineberry each split a pair of matches Saturday in the consolation bracket.

    Air Force Results
    Baylor Invitational
    Saturday, Sept. 25

    Flight B Singles
    Round of 16 - Alex Grubbs (AF) def. Ricardo Hopker (UTPA), 7-5, 6-2
    Quarterfinals - Grubbs (AF) def. Andy Wang (Rice), 6-0, 6-4
    Round of 16 - Elliott Minvielle (ULL) def. Taylor Soster (AF), 6-2, 5-7, 6-1
    Consolation 3rd Round - Robert Voss (ULL) def. Ali Rizvi (AF), 6-2, 6-3
    Consolation 3rd Round - Danny Gies (AF) def. Alex Pavlov (Texas A&M CC), walkover
    Consolation Quarterfinals - Robert Voss (ULL) def. Gies (AF), 6-4, 6-4
    Consolation 3rd Round - Alex Lineberry (AF) def. Jason Lateko (UT Arlington), 6-4, 1-6, (10-4)
    Consolation Quarterfinals - Brandon Farine (ULL) def. Lineberry (AF), 6-3, 6-2
    Consolation 3rd Round - Alex Beaussart (AF) def. Kayvon Karimi (Texas A&M), 6-3, 6-2
    Consolation Quarterfinals - Matt Westmoreland (TX A&M CC) def. Beaussart (AF), 7-5, 6-7, (10-8)

     

     

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