SEGUIN, TEXAS (Oct. 5-6, 2012) -- Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's tennis participated in the Third Annual Texas Lutheran University Doc Skogman Invitational in Seguin on Friday and Saturday. The Saints won seven sets and lost 12 in singles and doubles matches.
OLLU sophomore Matt Ellis had the best showing with a win in the Men's C Flight. He beat Felix Singer, USW, 6-3/6-1 to advance to the semifinals. There he defeated Daniel Vasquez, PV, 5-3/6-4. During the championship round, Ellis overpowered Matt Banner from St. Mary's University, 6-4/6-3 and was awarded the championship.
The Doc Skogman Invitational featured 16 schools, 29 combined women's and men's teams, and more than 200 individual competitors. Matches were contested across Seguin with courts used at TLU, Seguin High School, Jim Barnes Middle School, and Max Starcke Park. A combined 39 women's and men's singles and doubles draws were contested.
Results of the tournament can be accessed here.
Complete results of OLLU participants are listed below.
|A, Quarterfinals||Luis Rovira||Ronald Chidzikwe, PV||6-0/6-2||W|
|A, Semifinals||Luis Rovira||Carlos Cantu, LET||6-4/1-3, ret|
|C, Quarterfinals||Matt Ellis||Felix Singer, USW||6-4/6-2||W|
|C, Semifinals||Matt Ellis||Daniel Vasquez, PV||6-4/6-3||W|
|C, Finals||Matt Ellis||Matt Banner, STM||6-4/6-2||W|
|E, Quarterfinals||Kudakwashe Sengai||Max Sladkovsky, USW||7-5/2-6/10/4||W|
|E, Semifinals||Kudakwashe Sengai||Mitch Beenhakker, MSU||6-3/6-1||L|
|E, 3rd Place||Kudakwashe Sengai||Tom Weir, MCM||6-2/1-0, ret||L|
|F, Cons. Semis||Tanis Martinez||Alex Huffman, LET||4-6/6-0/10-4||L|
|Tanis Martinez||Alfred Mohan, USW||6-4/6-4||W|
|Tanis Martinez||Matt Jones, STM||6-4/6-2||L|
|G, Cons. Semis||AJ Gallardo||Jared Jernigan, LET||6-1/6-4||L|
|AJ Gallardo||Delgado, UTPB||6-0/6-0||L|
|G, 7th Place||AJ Gallardo||Daniel Apacible, JC||6-7/4 /6-2/10-4||L|
|H, Quarterfinals||Aldo Galvan||Ryan Delcambre, TLU||6-0/6-0||L|
|H, 7th Place||Aldo Galvan||Bueche, CC||6-4/6-3||L|
|Aldo Galvan||Galvan, TC||6-4/6-4||L|
|A, Dbles, Cons. Quarterfinals||Luis Rovira / Matt Ellis||Hochguerte l/ Longoria, TC||Retired due to injury||L|
|C, Dbls. Quarters||Kudakwashe Sengai / Tanis Martinez||Henton / Beenhakker, MSU||9-8 (5)||W|
|C, Dbls. Semis||Kudakwashe Sengai / Tanis Martinez||M. Sladkovsky / Sandoval, USW||9-8 (4)||L|
|D, Dbls. Quarters||AJ Gallardo / Aldo Galvan||Dizdarevic / Thompson, TLU||8-2||L|
|AJ Gallardo / Aldo Galvan||TC||8-4||L|
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Luis A. Lárraga
Sports Information Assistant