ETSU men's tennis gears up for Southern Intercollegiate

Thursday, September 07, 2006

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 7, 2006) - The ETSU men's tennis team will open up its fall season this weekend. The 38th annual Southern Intercollegiate Championships will be hosted by The University of Georgia at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. This year's field consists of players from 35 different schools.

The tournament will be comprised of three singles divisions and two doubles divisions. Div. I and II singles will feature full 64-man draws, while Div. III will be a 60-man bracket. There will also be two doubles divisions, with approximately 40 teams each.

Participating in Division I singles for ETSU are senior Felix Insaurralde (Asuncion, Paraguay) and Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela). In Division II singles, Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena,Colombia), Predrag Burmazovic (Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro), Lisandro Picardo (Mar Del Plata, Argentina), Daniel Isaza (Medellin, Colombia) will represent ETSU and Ricardo Rojas (Caracas, Venezuela), Alex Ahlgren (Tyreso, Sweden) Travis Sandlant (Werribee,  Australia) will be competing in Division III.

Doubles pairings for ETSU in the event will be Isaza/Sandlant in Division I and Olivares/Ahlgren, Serrano/Burmazovic, and Insaurralde/Picardo in Division II.

 

This tournament is the South's oldest annual tennis tournament, originating in 1968. The 2005 singles champion was John Isner of Georgia. The duo of Jonathan Stokke and Joey Atas of Duke won the doubles event.

Action will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. on Friday. Drawsheets with match results and scores will be periodically updated online at Tournament Central, located at www.georgiadogs.com.

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
MBB ETSU 69 F
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 26, 12:00 p.m. Indiana University 97
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB Eastern Kentucky University Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 13, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Ky.
Dec 16, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky