McKie Collects Singles Title On Final Day Of Drake Fall Invitational
DES MOINES, Iowa - Senior James McKie (Edinburgh, Scotland) culminated the opening weekend for the Drake men's tennis team capturing a Drake Fall Invitational championship in the 'F' singles flight on Sunday (Sept. 23) at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.
McKie bested Eric Schuemans from Northern Colorado, 6-1, 6-1. The championship was McKie's second career Drake Fall Invitational crown.
Drake returns to action at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-American Championships (Sept. 29-Oct. 2) in Tulsa, Okla.
DRAKE FALL INVITATIONAL
SEPT. 23, 2012 • ROGER KNAPP TENNIS CENTER
Billy Paluch (CU) def. Ben Mullis (DU), 3-6, 6-1, 7-5
Dor Amir (NIU) def. Ben Lott (DU), 0-6, 6-3, 6-3
Grant Tesmer (DU) def. Rob Trower (IOWA), 6-1, 6-1
Jovan Zeljkovic (NIU) def. Ryan Drake (DU), 6-3, 6-0
James McKie (DU) def. Eric Schuemans (NC), 6-1, 6-1