Eight Lobos Crushing the Competition at ITA Regional Championships
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  10/21/2011
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Oct. 21, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NEV.--Today marked an exciting day for UNM at the ITA Regional Championships as eight Lobos will advance to the next round. Jadon Phillips will advance in the main draw of singles, Mads Hegelund in the consolation draw of singles, Anderson/Phillips in the main draw of doubles, Dunbar/Hignett and Hegelund/McDaniels in the consolation draw of doubles.

In singles, Jadon Phillips played a grueling match against Boise State's Garrett Patton in the Round of 16 and won with a score of 2-6, 6-3, 6-1. His next opponent in the Quarterfinals was teammate Ben Dunbar. Phillips won with a score of 6-2, 3-0 ret. Phillips will be advancing to the Semifinals where he will have to face Boise State's James Meredith who is seeded number five in the tournament.

Ben Dunbar faced off against teammate Carl Ho to defeat him with a score of 5-7, 6-1, 6-1. He played his teammate Jadon Phillips to fall with a score of 6-2, 3-0 ret.

Mitch McDaniels played against University of Denver's Fabio Biasion who is seeded number 17 in the tournament and fell with a score of 6-4, 6-2.

Mads Hegelund competed in the consolation draw against University of Idaho's Andrew Dobbs who he won against with a score of 6-2, 6-0. He will have to face University of Arizona's Mario Urguidi in the quarterfinals of consolation.

In the doubles area, Anderson/Phillips competed against Idaho State's Norman/Suarez and beat them with a score of 8-5. They will have to face Boise State's Bettles/Sears in the quarterfinals of the main draw.

Berg/Ho after winning their last match with a score of 8-3 was defeated with the same score to Boise State's Bettles/Sears finishing the match 8-3.

Dunbar/Hignett competed in the consolation bracket defeating Boise State's Patton/Sereke who are seeded number 16 in the tournament with a score of 8-4. They will face University of Idaho's Akbar/Bendeck in the quarterfinals of consolation.

Hegelund/McDaniels defeated NMSU's Ramirez/Stakne in a close match winning with a score of 9-7. They will face off against University of Nevada-Reno's Charqui/Ouvard in the quarterfinals of consolation.

Play will begin in the morning on Saturday Oct. 21.

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