San Antonio – Heavy rains suspended plenty of matches on the first day of the Trinity University Men’s Tennis Quad Tournament, but the St. Mary’s University men were able to get in some work before the weather hit Friday.
Marcin Marczewski (Jr., Warsaw, Poland) defeated Felipe Baptista 7-5, 6-4 in Men’s Singles-Flight 1 competition to highlight the Rattlers’ first day of work. Marczewski will face Trinity’s Max Frey on Saturday.
Also competing in Flight 1, Andrej Klipa (So., Belgrade Serbia) narrowly fell to Incarnate Word’s Chris Lawson 6-4, 6-4.
In other divisions, Guy Rutten (Sr., Almelo, Netherlands) lost 6-2, 6-1 to Roberto Matos in Flight 2, while Nestor Moreno (Jr., Bogota, Columbia) and Jake Williams (Dallas) both fell in Flight 3.
Shawn Cavazos (So., Rockport, Texas) and Carlos Olea (Fr., Matamoros, Mexico) were defeated in Flight 4, while Andrew Flores (So., San Antonio) received a bye in Flight 5. Sergio Leal (Fr., San Antonio) was defeated in Flight 5.
Complete first-day results, provided by Trinity, are below.
Men’s Singles – Flight 1
Max Frey (TU) def. Leury Arias (UIW) 6-0, 6-1
Marcin Marczewski (StM) def. Felipe Baptista 7-5, 6-4
Chris Lawson (UIW) def. Andrej Klipa (StM) 6-4, 6-4
Rafael Coutinho (LCC) def. Bobby Cocanougher (TU) 6-4, 6-4 Frey vs. Marczewski
Lawson vs. Coutinho
Arias vs. Baptista
Klipa vs. Cocanougher
Men’s Singles – Flight 2
Roberto Matos (LCC) def. Guy Rutten (StM) 6-2, 6-1
Erick DeLaFuente (TU) vs. David Ballenger (UIW) SUSPENDED
Cory Kowal (TU) def. Carlos Olvera (UIW) 7-5, 0-6, 10-5)
Arvind Fernando (TU) vs. Rafael Bugiga (LCC) SUSPENDED Matos vs. Kowal
Other Matches TBD
Men’s Singles – Flight 3
Brandon Davis (UIW) vs. Ben Carroll (TU) SUSPENDED
Don Murray (TU) def. Nestor Moreno (StM) 7-6, 4-6, 10-5
Lincoln Caligher (LCC) def. Jake Williams (StM) 6-3, 7-5
Greg Haugen (TU) def. Pierce Branden (UIW) 6-2, 6-4 Murray vs. TBD
Caligher vs. Haugen
Nestor Moreno vs. TBD
Williams vs. Branden
Men’s Singles – Flight 4
Charles Silva (LCC) def. Shawn Cavazos (StM) 6-4, 6-0
Luke Trautman (UIW) def. Brendan Gibbons (TU) 6-0, 6-1
Aiden DeLeon (UIW) vs. Franklin Davis (TU) SUSPENDED
Julio Benavides (TU) def. Carlos Olea (StM) 4-6, 6-1, 10-7 Silva vs. Trautman
Benavides vs. TBD
Cavazos vs. Gibbons
Olea vs. TBD
Men’s Singles – Flight 5
Rohit Goswamy (TU) def. Johan Haerns (UIW) 6-1, 6-2
Brody Rodriguez (UIW) def. Sergio Leak (StM) 6-0, 6-2
Kevin Rodriguez (UIW) def. Trevor Sipos (TU) 3-6, 6-4, 11-9
Andrew Flores (StM) received a bye. Goswamy vs. B. Rodriguez
Flores vs. K. Rodriguez
Haerns vs. Leak
Sipos received bye, will play winner of Haerns/Leak