January 22, 2010
Tech rolls at Hokie Challenge
Hokies take eight of 12 singles and doubles matches

BLACKSBURG, Va.The Virginia Tech men’s tennis team won five of eight singles matches and three of four doubles contests on the first day of the Hokie Challenge. The Hokies are joined in the event, being played at the Burrow-Burleson Tennis Center on the Virginia Tech campus, by players from Auburn, Collegeof Charleston, Harvard and Indiana. Admission is free.

The format includes eight singles flights and four doubles flights with round-robin competition in all flights. There will be no team scoring in the event and winners in each flight will be determined by the following method: 1) won-loss record, 2) head to head, 3) total sets won and 4) total games won. Play begins on Saturday at 9 a.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. with Tech in action Saturday at 2 p.m and Sunday at noon.

Virginia Tech Friday Results:

Flight A

Yoann Re (Virginia Tech, 1-0) vs. Jeremy Langer (Indiana, 0-1) 6-1, 6-3

Flight B

Luke Somen (Virginia Tech, 1-0) def. Josh MacTaggart (Indiana, 0-1) 6-3, 7-5

Flight C

Corrado Degl’ Incerti Tocci (Virginia Tech, 1-0) def. Maxime Armengaud (Indiana, 0-1) 6-3, 6-3

Flight D

Santiago Gruter (Indiana, 1-0) def. #75 Patrick Daciek (Virginia Tech, 0-1) 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7)

Flight E

Will Beck (Virginia Tech, 1-0) def. Isade Juneau (Indiana, 0-1) 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-3

Flight F

Will Kendall (Indiana, 1-0) def. Zach Pine (Virginia Tech, 0-1) 6-3, 6-4

Flight G

Alexander van Gils (Indiana, 1-0) def. Jon Pine (Virginia Tech, 0-1) 1-6, 6-4, 6-4

Flight H

Trpimir Kujundzic (Virginia Tech, 1-0) def. Stephen Vogl (Indiana, 0-1) 6-1, 1-6, 6-3

Flight A Doubles

Will Beck/Patrick Daciek (Virginia Tech, 1-0) def. Will Kendall/Stephen Vogl (Indiana, 0-1) 8-6

Flight B Doubles

Sebastien Jacques/Yoann Re (Virginia Tech, 1-0) def. Isade Juneau/Jeremy Langer (Indiana, 0-1) 8-6

Flight C Doubles

Alex Van Gils/Josh MacTaggart (Indiana, 1-0) def. Luca Somen/Corrado Degl’ Incerti Tocci (Virginia Tech, 0-1) 8-4

Flight D Doubles

Trpimir Kujundzic/Zach Pine (Virginia Tech, 1-0) def. Maxime Armengaud/Santiago Gruter (Indiana, 0-1) 8-5

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