September 9, 2012
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JACKETS ELIMINATED IN SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE TENNIS
Spir falls in Division I singles quarterfinals, falls in doubles round of 16
Athens, Ga. – Juan Spir bowed out of the Southern Intercollegiate Championships in both singles and doubles Sunday, dropping a 7-6, 6-4 decision to Hernus Pieters of Georgia, while he and Eduardo Segura fell to the Ole Miss duo of Adrian Forberg Skogeng and Zach Wilder in the round of 16 doubles.
Freshman Garrett Gordon and Vikram Hundal made the quarterfinals in Division II doubles Sunday, defeating Furman’s Richard Cassagrande and Alex Christ, 8-4, in the round of 16, but fell to Grayson Mills and Rafael Berghaus of Presbyterian, 8-5.
Juan Melian and Nathan Rakitt dropped an 8-6 decision to North Florida’s Beauregard Treyz and Mark Hamill in Division II doubles.
Tech picked up a couple of consolations wins in singles Sunday, as Gordon defeated Mercer’s Joao Pagan, who retired after falling behind 2-0, and freshman Anish Sharma downed Wictor Andersson of Georgia College, 6-1, 6-4.
SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Dan Magill Tennis Complex, Athens, Ga.
Sunday, September 9
Division I Singles Quarterfinals
Hernus Pieters (5-8), Georgia def. Juan Spir (4), Ga. Tech, 7-6(3), 6-4
Division II Singles Consolation
Anish Sharma, Ga. Tech def. Wictor Andersson, Ga. College, 6-1, 6-4
Garrett Gordon, Ga. Tech def. Joao Pagan, Mercer, 2-0, ret.
Egon Samaai, Liberty def. Garrett Gordon, Ga. Tech, 6-4, 1-6, 1-0(10-1)
Tyler Franks, Ga. College def. Colin Edwards, Ga. Tech, w/o
Division I Doubles Round of 16
Eduardo Segura/Juan Spir (1), Ga. Tech def. Adrian Forberg Skogeng/Zach Wilder, Ole Miss, w/o
Nathan Pasha/Ben Wagland (5-8), Georgia def. Eduardo Segura/Juan Spir (1), Ga. Tech, 9-8(6)
Division II Doubles Round of 16
Beauregard Treyz/Mark Hamill, North Florida def. Juan Melian/Nathan Rakitt, Ga. Tech, 8-6
Garrett Gordon/Vikram Hundal, Ga. Tech def. Richard Cassagrande/Alex Christ, Furman, 8-4
Division II Doubles Quarterfinals
Grayson Mills/Rafael Berghaus, Presbyterian def. Garrett Gordon/Vikram Hundal, Ga. Tech, 8-5