Parkes Heads To Semifinals At ITA Regional
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  10/17/2008
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Oct. 17, 2008

Las Vegas, Nev. - Lobo senior Johnny Parkes advanced to the semifinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Mountain Regional today, defeating Utah's Wes Hancock 6-1, 6-3, in the quarterfinals.

Parkes also teamed up with senior Miles Bugby in doubles quarterfinals to notch an 8-6 victory over Phillip Eliers and John Taylor of Utah. The pair will advance to the semifinals at 10 a.m. MST on Saturday.

Parkes won three consecutive matches in the main draw, originally consisting of 128, and will play top seed Clancy Shields from Boise State on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. MST. He is one of four remaining competitors in the main event.