McCullers Advances to Consolation Final at UT Invitational

    Sophomore Jack McCullers
    Sophomore Jack McCullers

    Oct. 26, 2013

    Sophomore Jack McCullers won three matches on Saturday and advanced to the "A" singles flight consolation final of the UT Invitational in Austin, Texas. McCullers is scheduled to face Vaughn Hunter of Tyler Junior College on Sunday.

    McCullers defeated Nick Dykema of Marquette, 6-4, 7-6, in the third round and was leading Ball State's Lucas Andersen 4-3 in the first set when Andersen retired due to injury in the quarterfinals before defeating Ray Leonard of Ball State, 6-2, 6-3, in the semis. 

    Senior Steven Young beat Francisco Migliano of UT-Arlington, 6-1, 2-6, 1-0 in the consolation third round before falling to Hunter, 7-6, 6-0, in the quarterfinals.

    In doubles action, Young and freshman Lucas Fumagalli lost in the round of 16 to Cam Tehrani and Kris Trukov of Marquette, 8-5, Saturday morning. Senior Alex Grubbs and sophomore Andrew Parks captured an 8-2 victory over Eric Buchalter and Matt Mussenden in an extra doubles match on Saturday.

    2013 UT Invitational
    Saturday, Oct. 26
    Air Force Results

    Doubles - Round of 16
    Cam Tehrani / Kris Trukov (MU) def. Lucas Fumagalli / Steven Young (AF), 8-5

    Doubles - Extra Matches
    Alex Grubbs / Andrew Parks (AF) def. Eric Buchalter / Matt Mussenden, 8-2
    Juuso Laitinen / Mikko Rajamaki (LAMAR) def. Lucas Fumagalli / Grant Taylor (AF), 8-6


     

     

    Singles - Flight "A" Consolation Semifinals
    Jack McCullers (AF) def. Ray Leonard (BSU), 6-2, 6-3

    Singles - Flight "A" Consolation Quarterfinals
    Jack McCullers (AF) d. Lucas Andersen (BSU), 4-3, ret.
    Vaughn Hunter (TYLER) def. Steven Young (AF), 7-6, 6-0

    Singles - Flight "A" Consolation Third Round
    Jack McCullers (AF) def. Nick Dykema (MU), 6-4, 7-6
    Steven Young (AF) def. Francisco Migliano (UTA), 6-1, 2-6, 1-0
    Kolby Kilgo (UTSA) def. Grant Taylor (AF), 1-6, 6-1, 1-0
    Logan Collins (MU) def. Alex Grubbs (AF), 6-7, 7-6, 1-0

    Singles - Flight "B" Consolation Quarterfinals
    Trey Seymour (TYLER) def. Lucas Fumagalli (AF), 4-6, 7-6, 1-0

     

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