Alex Lineberry Wins Flight at Balloon Fiesta Invite
Oct. 7, 2012
Alex Lineberry won his third match and won the "white" singles flight Sunday at the UNM Balloon Fiesta Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. Lineberry rallied to defeat Yannick Blank, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the championship match.
In other singles action Saturday, junior Andy Jackson won the consolation bracket of the "Turquoise" flight with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Preben Bjorne of Denver.
In doubles, Grubbs and Jackson dropped a tough 9-8 decision to Shaun Waters and Rob Martin of Northern Arizona in the consolation finals of the top flight. Also, Lineberry and senior Stephen Katrein won an intra-squad match, 8-2, over freshmen Jack McCullers and Andrew Parks in the "Silver" flight.
The Falcons are idle until competing at the ITA Mountain Regionals in Las Vegas, Nev., beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 18.