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January 21, 2012
Men's Tennis rolls on day two of Larsen Bowker Invitational
Hokies pick up six wins on the second day of competition

BLACKSBURG, Va. – No. 34 Virginia Tech men’s tennis secured four singles and two doubles wins on the second day of the Larsen Bowker Invitational at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center in Blacksburg, Va.

No. 58 Luka Somen claimed a win over Middle Tennessee State’s Ben Davis in Flight A singles with scores of 6-3, 6-3.

In the B flight singles, Mauricio Antun defeated MTSU’s Christoph Lang with straight set scores of 6-2, 6-4.

Tech had two wins in the C flight singles. Corrado Degl’ Incerti Tocci downed the Blue Raiders’ Cameron Dickerson, 6-3, 6-4.

The Hokies’ Trpimir Kujundzic battled to three sets against MTSU’s Dimitri Pippos. The first set had Kujundzic picking up a 7-5 win before falling 7-5 in the second set. Kujundzic came back strong in the third set to secure the match 6-3 win.

Virginia Tech won two of the three doubles matches. Lucas Oliveira and Hunter Koontz paired up in the A flight for a win over Marlon Brand and Dickerson, 8-6.

In the B flight doubles, Kujundzic and Antun defeated Ettore Zito and Matthew Langley of MTSU, 9-8.

The final day of the Larsen Bowker Inivite will begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Tech will take the court at 2 p.m.

Singles
Flight A
No. 58 Luka Somen (VT) def. Ben Davis (MTSU) 6-3, 6-3
Ettore Zito (MTSU) def. Patrick Daciek (VT) 6-4, 2-1 inj.

Flight B
Matt Langley (MTSU) def. No. 71 Lucas Oliveira (VT) 5-7, 6-4, 6-1
Mauricio Antun (VT) def. Christoph Lang (MTSU) 6-2, 6-4

Flight C
Trpimir Kujundzic (VT) def. Dimitri Pippos (MTSU) 7-5, 5-7, 6-3
Corrado Degl’ Incerti Tocci (VT) def. Cameron Dickerson (MTSU) 6-3, 6-4
Marlon Brand (MTSU) def. Marko Lovrinovic (VT) 1-6, 6-4, 11-9

Doubles
Flight A
Davis/Lang (MTSU) def. No. 51 Somen/Tocci (VT) 8-4
Oliveira/Hunter Koontz (VT) def. Brand/Dickerson (MTSU) 8-6

Flight B
Kujundzic/Antun (VT) def. Zito/Matthew Langley (MTSU) 9-8

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