Utah State Men's Tennis Finishes Regular Competition at ITA Regionals
Sven Poslusny and four other Aggies are still playing in the consolation round of the ITA Regionals Tournament

 
Sven Poslusny and four other Aggies are still playing in the consolation round of the ITA Regionals Tournament
 
 

Oct. 20, 2011

LAS VEGAS - After a successful first day of competition on Wednesday, the Aggies had a hard time advancing Thursday in the singles round as they took on many seeded players.

The No. 25-seed, USU junior Sven Poslusny fell to Alex Clinkenbeard from the University of Denver, (7-5, 6-3). Freshman Matt Sweet was defeated by Denver's Yannick Weihs, the No. 11-seed, (6-3, 6-2).

Sophomore Fredrik Peterson lost to Jadon Phillips, the No. 4-seed from the University of New Mexico, (6-0, 6-1). Freshman Andrew Whiting lost in two sets to No. 17-seed Dmytro Mamedov of the University of Utah, (6-2, 6-0).

Going into Thursday's competition, the duo of Peterson and freshman Marcus Fritz was the only doubles team left standing. They lost a close match to Marius Cirstea and Andrew Dobbs from the University of Idaho, (9-7).

The Aggies will stay at the tournament to continue playing in the consolation round that continues Friday. Andrew Whiting, Sweet, Poslusny and freshman Curran Wearmouth are still alive in the singles bracket and the Whiting brothers will also play in the doubles round.

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SINGLES ROUND OF 64

Alex Clinkenbeard (Denver) def. (25) Sven Poslusny (Utah State) 7-5, 6-2

 

 

(11) Yannick Weihs (Denver) def. Matt Sweet (Utah State) 7-6, 6-2

(4) Jadon Phillips (New Mexico) def. Fredrik Peterson (Utah State) 6-0, 6-1

(17) Dmytro Mamedov (Utah) def. Andrew Whiting (Utah State) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2

DOUBLES ROUND OF 32

Marius Cirstea/Andrew Dobbs (Idaho) def. Marcus Fritz/Fredrik Peterson (Utah State) 8-2

CONSOLATION SINGLES ROUND 1

Austin Miller (Idaho State) def. Lenny Whiting (Utah State) 7-6, 6-1

Jorge Suarez (Idaho State) def. Nate Ballam (Utah State) 6-4, 6-2

Dakota Pate (Idaho State) def. Jordan Barlow (Utah State) 6-2, 6-2

Ben DeMarois (Montana) def. Brandon Neilson (Utah State) 4-6, 4-3 (retired with injury)

Curran Wearmouth (Utah State) def. Justin Archer (Utah) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

(8) Giacomo Miccini (Arizona) def. Marcus Fritz (Utah State) by default

*Andrew Whiting, Matt Sweet and Sven Poslusny were added to bracket

CONSOLATION DOUBLES ROUND 1

Lenny Whiting/Andrew Whiting (Utah State) bye

Carlos Bermudez/Mario Urguidi (Arizona) def. Nate Ballam/Curran Wearmouth (Utah State) 8-3

Niklas Brandes/Alberto Fuentes (Montana State) def. Sven Poslusny/Matt Sweet (Utah State) 8-5

Alex Grubbs/Landon Kinsey (Air Force) def. Jordan Barlow/Brandon Neilson (Utah State) by default

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