Oct. 19, 2011
LAS VEGAS - Utah State's men's tennis opened competition at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regionals Tournament on Wednesday in Las Vegas with four wins in singles play and one win in the doubles bracket.
Junior Sven Poslusny went in to the tournament as the No. 25-seed and won his first match against Clint Vidano from Idaho, (6-4, 3-6, 6-2). Freshman Matt Sweet defeated Arizona's Carlos Bermudez in two sets, (7-6, 6-2).
In doubles action, the duo of Peterson and freshman Marcus Fritz are the only Aggie team to advance to the next round. They defeated Dylan Hansel and Ben Rode from Weber State, (8-2).
The next rounds of both doubles and singles play will start at 10 a.m. (MT), Thursday.
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SINGLES ROUND 1
Robin Chou (Arizona) def. Lenny Whiting (Utah State) 6-2, 6-2
(25)Sven Poslusny (Utah State) def. Clint Vidano (Idaho) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
(17)Phil Anderson (New Mexico) def. Nate Ballam (Utah State) 6-0, 6-4
Matt Sweet (Utah State) def. Carlos Bermudez (Arizona) 7-6, 6-2
Andrew Whiting (Utah State) def. Scott Hintze (Weber State) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
Fredrik Peterson (Utah State) def. Vinni Lodola (Air Force) 7-6, 6-1
Mikolaj Caruk (Montana) def. Jordan Barlow (Utah State) 7-6. 6-0
Robin Pezzuto (Northern Arizona) def. Brandon Neilson (Utah State) 5-7, 6-3, 6-2
(25)Nathan Sereke (Boise State) def. Curran Wearmouth (Utah State) 6-2, 6-2
Patrick Pfister (New Mexico State) def. Marcus Fritz (Utah State) 6-2, 6-3
DOUBLES ROUND 1
Tamas Batyi/Brian Kenyon (UNLV) def. Andrew Whiting/Lenny Whiting (Utah State) 9-8
Abid Akbar/JoseBendeck (Idaho) def. Nate Ballam/Curran Wearmouth (Utah State) 8-6
Alan Shin/Cesar Torres (Idaho) def. Sven Poslusny/Matt Sweet (Utah State) 9-7
Wessim Derbel/Fernando Sunago (Nevada) def. Jordan Barlow/Brandon Neilson (Utah State) 8-3
Marcus Fritz/Fredrik Peterson (Utah State) def. Dylan Hansel/Ben Rode (Weber State) 8-2
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