Jackets Eliminated at Southern Intercollegiate Tennis
Spir falls in Division I singles quarterfinals, falls in doubles round of 16
Athens, Ga. - Juan Spir bowed out of the Southern Intercollegiate Championships in both singles and doubles Sunday, dropping a 7-6, 6-4 decision to Hernus Pieters of Georgia, while he and Eduardo Segura fell to the Georgia duo of Nathan Pasha and Ben Wagland in the round of 16 doubles.
Spir and Segura had advanced to the round of 16 with a second-round win walk-over against Adrian Forberg Skogeng and Zach Wilder of Ole Miss.
Freshman Garrett Gordon and Vikram Hundal made the quarterfinals in Division II doubles Sunday, defeating Furman's Richard Cassagrande and Alex Christ, 8-4, in the round of 16, but fell to Grayson Mills and Rafael Berghaus of Presbyterian, 8-5.
Tech picked up a couple of consolations wins in singles Sunday, as Gordon defeated Mercer's Joao Pagan, who retired after falling behind 2-0, and freshman Anish Sharma downed Wictor Andersson of Georgia College, 6-1, 6-4.
SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAMPIONSHIPS Dan Magill Tennis Complex, Athens, Ga. Sunday, September 9
Division I Singles Quarterfinals Hernus Pieters (5-8), Georgia def. Juan Spir (4), Ga. Tech, 7-6(3), 6-4
Division II Singles Consolation Anish Sharma, Ga. Tech def. Wictor Andersson, Ga. College, 6-1, 6-4 Garrett Gordon, Ga. Tech def. Joao Pagan, Mercer, 2-0, ret. Egon Samaai, Liberty def. Garrett Gordon, Ga. Tech, 6-4, 1-6, 1-0(10-1) Tyler Franks, Ga. College def. Colin Edwards, Ga. Tech, w/o
Division I Doubles Round of 16 Eduardo Segura/Juan Spir (1), Ga. Tech def. Adrian Forberg Skogeng/Zach Wilder, Ole Miss, w/o Nathan Pasha/Ben Wagland (5-8), Georgia def. Eduardo Segura/Juan Spir (1), Ga. Tech, 9-8(6)
Division II Doubles Round of 16 Beauregard Treyz/Mark Hamill, North Florida def. Juan Melian/Nathan Rakitt, Ga. Tech, 8-6 Garrett Gordon/Vikram Hundal, Ga. Tech def. Richard Cassagrande/Alex Christ, Furman, 8-4
Division II Doubles Quarterfinals Grayson Mills/Rafael Berghaus, Presbyterian def. Garrett Gordon/Vikram Hundal, Ga. Tech, 8-5