SPOKANE, Wash. - (Oct. 29) The Seattle U men's tennis team wrapped up the fall tournament season this weekend at the Bulldog Classic hosted by Gonzaga. The tournament had three brackets all with subsequent consolation brackets, the Singles A Bracket, the Singles B Bracket and the Doubles Bracket.
In the Singles A Bracket, Freshman Emilio Monroy advanced to the round of 16. In his match against Montana State's Max Korkh, Monroy lost the first set 6-0 before rallying to win the next two sets 6-1, 6-4. Monroy then fell to Gonzaga's Ruadhan O'Sullivan, 6-3, 6-4, in the round of 16. Sophomore Trenton Nield also advanced to the round of 16, by default, before falling to University of Montana's Yannick Schmidl, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2.
Sophomores, Adrian Sanabria, Alex Chan and Senior Matt Alderson all fell in the round of 32 in the Singles B Bracket. Chan won his round of 16 consolation match against Idaho's Kooper Crow, 6-1, 6-2 before defeating Portland State's Otto Holarti, 7-5, 6-2 in the quarterfinals. Chan was defeated in the semi-finals by Portland State's Majeed Bukhari.
In the Doubls Bracket, Nield and Monroy defeated Portland's Jaime Fisher and Goutham Sunderama in the round of 32, 8-6. Monroy and Nield fell in the round of 16 to University of Montana's Max Korkh and Ludvig Halgren, 8-5. Adrian Sanabria and Arshak Ghazaryan also won their round of 32 match against Idaho's Lucas Coutinho and Esteban Santibanez, 8-5. Ghazaryan and Sanabria then fell in the the round of 16 to Montana State's Alexander Flink and Rok Sitar, 8-4 in the quarterfinals.
"The tournament finished up a solid fall season for us," Head Coach Adam Reeb said. "We left a few matches out there that we would have liked to close out, but overall we had a very good fall. We've definitely improved a lot this year so far, and all credit to our great group of guys and their hard work and to our stellar Assistant Coach Borden. We've got to keep working hard but we are in a good place and excited for the spring season."
Seattle U men's tennis resumes on Jan. 27 when they travel to Portland to take on Portland State in the season's first dual match.