Utah State Men's Tennis Gives Strong Performance In Weber State Fall Open
Utah State Men's Tennis Gives Strong Performance In Weber State Fall Open

 
Utah State Men's Tennis Gives Strong Performance In Weber State Fall Open
 
 

Sept. 26, 2011

Final Stats

LOGAN, Utah - Utah State men's tennis team finished its strong performance in the Weber State Fall Open with true freshman Marcus Fritz winning the flight two final over Idaho State's Nate Gross, 6-3, 6-3. In his first time every donning a USU uniform, Fritz, who hails from Stockholm, Sweden, played solid tennis. Fritz was award America First Credit Unions Utah State Athlete Of The Week for his performance. (http://www.utahstateaggies.com/sports/m-tennis/spec-rel/092611aab.html)

In doubles action senior Sven Poslusny and freshman Matt Sweet claimed the doubles title late on Saturday. Poslusny and Sweet faced the host tandem of Simon Unger and Oliver Wood. The two teams traded points early in the match but, the combo of Poslusny and Sweet was too much for the Wildcats to handle and Poslusny and Sweet capture the match, 8-5, and secured the title for the Aggies.

Poslusny and Sweet advanced out of the semifinals in a thrilling, 9-8, win over Idaho State's Charles Norman and Austin Miller. In the quarterfinals, Poslusny and Sweet dispatched of another Idaho State duo, Nate Gross and Dan Buckingham by the narrowest of margins, 9-8.

In singles action, Poslusny also had a strong performance for the Aggies as he challenged Weber State's Simon Unger for the flight one championship. Unger took the first set, 6-2, to take early control of the final showdown and Poslusny was never able to respond as he fell to Unger in the second set, 6-3.

Utah State men's tennis is back in action, as it matches up against another in-state foe University of Utah, in Salt Lake City at the Utah Invitational, Oct. 13-15.

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Tennis Tournament Results Weber State Fall Open Sep 23-24, 2011 at Ogden, UT (Edman Courts)

Singles Flight 1
QF   Simon Unger (Weber State) def. Matt Sweet (Utah State) 6-2, 6-2
QF   Dakota Pate (Idaho State) def. Fredrik Peterson (Utah State) 7-6, 6-3
QF   Sven Poslusny (Utah State) def. Oliver Good (Weber State) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
SF   Sven Poslusny (Utah State) def. Charles Norman (Idaho State) 5-7, 6-2, 6-0
C-SF Matt Sweet (Utah State) def. Fredrik Peterson (Utah State) 7-5, 6-2
Final Simon Unger (Weber State) def. Sven Poslusny (Utah State) 6-2, 6-3
C-F  Oliver Good (Weber State) def. Matt Sweet (Utah State) 6-4, 6-4
C-3-4 Dave Hintze (Weber State) def. Fredrik Peterson (Utah State) 6-2, 6-1

Singles Flight 2 QF Marcus Fritz (Utah State) def. Jorge Suarez (Idaho State), by default QF Caio Poitena (Weber State) def. Nate Ballam (Utah State) 6-3, 7-6 QF Nate Gross (Idaho State) def. Curran Wearmouth (Utah State) 7-6, 6-4 SF Marcus Fritz (Utah State) def. Caio Poitena (Weber State) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 Final Marcus Fritz (Utah State) def. Nate Gross (Idaho State) 6-3, 6-3 C-SF Jorge Suarez (Idaho State) def. Nate Ballam (Utah State) 6-1, 6-3 C-SF P. Ramstromer-Pello (Weber State) def. Curran Wearmouth (Utah State) 6-4, 3-6, 10-7

Singles Flight 3 QF Andres Coello (Idaho State) def. Lenny Whiting (Utah State) 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 QF Andrew Whiting (Utah State) def. Steve Hintze (Weber State) 0-6, 6-3, 6-4 QF Ben Rode (Weber State) def. Jordan Barlow (Utah State) 7-6, 6-3 SF Andres Coello (Idaho State) def. Andrew Whiting (Utah State) 6-3, 6-3 C-SF Steve Hintze (Weber State) def. Lenny Whiting (Utah State) 6-1, 1-6, 10-8 C-SF Jordan Barlow (Utah State) def. Dylan Hansel (Weber State) 6-2, 6-4 C-F Jordan Barlow (Utah State) def. Steve Hintze (Weber State) 6-2, 6-2 3-4 Ben Rode (Weber State) def. Andrew Whiting (Utah State) 9-6, 1-6, 13-11 C-3-4 Lenny Whiting (Utah State) def. Dylan Hansel (Weber State) 6-0, 6-3

Doubles 16 Nate Ballam/Curran Wearmouth (Utah State) def. Andrew Whiting/Taylor Wilco (COMBO) 8-1 16 Jordan Barlow/Lenny Whiting (Utah State) def. Dave Hintze/Caio Poitena (Weber State) 9-8 QF Simon Unger/Oliver Good (Weber State) def. Nate Ballam/Curran Wearmouth (Utah State) 8-4 QF Fredrik Peterson/Marcus Fritz (Utah State) def. Dakota Pate/Andres Coello (Idaho State) 9-8 (3-0) QF Charles Norman/Austin Miller (Idaho State) def. Jordan Barlow/Lenny Whiting (Utah State) 8-4 QF Matt Sweet/Sven Poslusny (Utah State) def. Nate Gross/Dan Buckingham (Idaho State) 9-8 C-SF P. Ramstromer-Pello/Steve Hintze (Weber State) def. Andrew Whiting/Taylor Wilco (COMBO) 8-3 SF Oliver Good/Simon Unger (Weber State) def. Fredrik Peterson/Marcus Fritz (Utah State) 8-3 SF Matt Sweet/Sven Poslusny (Utah State) def. Charles Norman/Austin Miller (Idaho State) 9-8 Final Matt Sweet/Sven Poslusny (Utah State) def. Simon Unger/ Oliver Wood (Weber State) 8-5 C2-SF Nate Ballam/Curran Wearmouth (Utah State) def. Dakota Pate/Andres Coello (Idaho State) 1-0 C2-SF Nate Gross/Dan Buckingham (Idaho State) def. Jordan Barlow/Lenny Whiting (Utah State) 9-7 C2-F Nate Gross/Dan Buckingham (Idaho State) def. Nate Ballam/Curran Wearmouth (Utah State) 9-7 C-3-4 Ben Rode/Dylan Hansel (Weber State) def. Andrew Whiting/Taylor Wilco (COMBO) 8-3 3-4 Fredrik Peterson/Marcus Fritz (Utah State) def. Charles Norman/Austin Miller (Idaho State) 8-6

Tournament notes: 16=Round of 16, QF=Quarterfinals, SF=Semifinals, F=Finals. C-SF=Consolation Semis, C-F Consolation Finals. 3-4=Third/Fourth Place Match, C-3-4 Consolation 3rd/4th Place. C2=Doubles Consolation Bracket No. 2 (Quarterfinals Losers).

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