Utah State Men's Tennis Opens Fall Season at Weber State Invitational
Sept. 22, 2012
OGDEN, Utah - Utah State men's tennis opened its fall season Friday at the Weber State Invitational.
In singles action, Utah State sophomore Matt Sweet defeated Krzystof Stempien of Idaho State (6-3, 7-6), while Curran Wearmouth defeated ISU's Nate Gross (6-4, 6-3) in the first round. Poslusny advanced to the second round on a bye where he defeated fellow Aggie Sweet (6-2, 6-2). Wearmouth fell to Oliver Good of Weber State in three sets (6-0, 4,6, 6-3). Brandon Nielsen lost in the first round by Sanjay Goswami of Weber State (6-0, 6-1).
Junior Matt Thatcher defeated Giorgi Kvernadeze of Weber State (6-2, 6-2) in the first round and then fell to Austin Miller of Idaho State in the second round (6-2, 6-2). Sophomore Tanner Dance took down Dylan Hansel of Weber State in the first round and then fell to Ryan Garner of Weber State (6-3, 6-2). Freshman Zeno Kastelic and junior Andrew Whiting both advanced to the second round on byes. Kastelic was then beaten by Weber State's Ben Rode (6-0, 3-6, 6-2) and Whiting was taken down by Andres Coello of Idaho State (6-1, 6-1).
In the singles play consolation bracket Wearmouth was defeated in the first round by Gross (6-2, 7-6). Nielsen advanced to the second round on a bye and then advanced to the championship by default against Caio Poitena of Weber State.
In doubles play, Nielsen and Thatcher took down Trabert and Hansel of Weber State (8-3) advancing to the second round where they were defeated by Miller and Swiggert of Idaho State (8-2). Poslusny and Frederick Peterson advanced to the second round on a bye where they were taken down by Fought and Goswani of Weber State (9-7). Wearmouth and Kastelic also advanced to the second round on a bye where they were eliminated by Garner and Rode of Weber State (9-8, [7-5]). Sweet and Whiting fell to Norman and Gross of Idaho State on the first round (8-5).
The Aggie men will continue competition on Saturday in singles play, and in doubles and singles consolation brackets.
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WEBER STATE INVITATIONAL RESULTS - DAY 1 Singles