Falcons Eliminated at Region Championships

    Freshman Lucas Fumagalli
    Freshman Lucas Fumagalli

    Oct. 18, 2013

    Air Force freshman Lucas Fumagalli was the final Air Force player alive at the ITA Mountain Region Tennis Championships Friday in Las Vegas, Nev.  Fumagalli advanced to the fourth round of the consolation bracket before falling to Semion Branzburg of Montana, 6-2, 6-0. Fumagalli had defeated Mads Heglund of New Mexico, 6-4, 6-3 in the third round earlier in the day.

    In doubles action on Friday, Fumagalli and senior Steven Young won their second round match in the consolation bracket over Caio Pointena and James Smith of Weber State, 8-5, before falling to Robert Allan and Victor Ouvrard of Nevada, 8-2, in the third round. Senior Alex Grubbs and sophomore Andrew Parks fell to Allan and Ouvrard, 8-3, in the second round while junior Grant Taylor and sophomore Jack McCullers also lost in the second round to Kester Black and Fabio Tomasetti of Northern Arizona, 8-4.

    For updated brackets, please visit the 2013 ITA Mountain Region Championships Website.

    2013 ITA Mountain Region Championships
    Friday, Oct. 18
    Air Force Results

    Singles - Consolation Third Round
    Lucas Fumagalli (AF) def. Mads Hegelund (UNM), 6-4, 6-3

    Singles - Consolation Fourth Round
    Semion Branzburg (UM) def. Lucas Fumagalli (AF), 6-2, 6-0

    Doubles - Consolation Second Round
    Fumagalli / Steven Young (AF) def. Caio Pointena / James Smith (WSU), 8-5
    Kester Black / Fabio Tomasetti (NAU) def. Grant Taylor / Jack McCullers (AF), 8-4
    Robert Allan / Victor Ouvrard (NEV) def. Alex Grubbs / Andrew Parks (AF), 8-3

    Doubles - Consolation Third Round
    Robert Allan / Victor Ouvrard (NEV) def. Fumagalli / Steven Young (AF), 8-2




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