Oilers Finish Day 1 at ITA

Oilers Finish Day 1 at ITA

The University of Findlay men's tennis team wrapped up the first day of competition at the ITA Midwest Regional on Sep. 28 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

A Singles

Ninth-seeded Tomas Kmetko defeated Michigan Tech's Andrew Freel 6-4, 6-3 before falling 3-6, 7-6, 10-8 to Missouri St. Louis' Vitor Monteiro.

Soh Kuyama lost 7-5, 0-6, 10-6 to Indianapolis' Renato Lima, who was seeded second, and then won 6-4, 6-4 against Walsh's Clemens Wagner.

Jorge Barnuevo lost 6-4, 5-7, 10-6 to Lewis' Juan Martin Ramirez Mejia.

A Doubles

Third-seeded Kmetko and Baurnuevo won 8-5 against Lewis' Ramirez Mejia and Pedja Trifunovic while Kuyama and Mark Ivanov defeated Hillsdale's Michael Szabo and Ivanhoe Lissanevitch 8-6.

B Singles

Ivanov defeated Cedarville's Timmy O'Brien 6-3, 6-2 before falling 2-6, 6-1, 10-2 against Southern Indiana's Martin Linares.

B Doubles

Ivaylo Slavov and Andrew Codita won 8-6 against Southern Indiana's fourth-seeded duo of Lucas Sakamaki and Marvin Kromer.