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MEN’S TENNIS CONCLUDES BULLDOG FALL CLASSIC

MEN’S TENNIS CONCLUDES BULLDOG FALL CLASSIC

FRESNO, Calif. -- Five of Sacramento State's eight players competed over the weekend at the Bulldog Fall Classic at Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center.

The tournament was the second of four fall events Sacramento State will compete, including the ITA Northwest Regionals at Stanford on Oct. 25.

In Fresno, the Hornets competed senior Hermont Legaspi, junior Michael Vizcarra and freshmen Elliot Arnarp, Anton De La Puente and Carlos Rodriguez. Legaspi is the only returner as Vizcarra is a transfer from American River College, and the other three are true freshmen.

The tournament was highlighted by the doubles team of Rodriguez and De La Puente reaching the championship match of the Flight B draw before falling. During their run, the tandem defeated doubles teams from UC Davis and Saint Mary's.

Results from each of Sacramento State's players at the Bulldog Classic are below.

SINGLES PLAY

ELLIOT ARNARP
Round 1 - Lost to Bailey Gong (FS), 6-3, 6-4
Consolation - Def. Diego Gomez-Martin (UCR), 6-7 (6), 6-4, 10-8

ANTON DE LA PUENTE
Round 1 - Lost to Matias Bot (SMC), 7-6 (3), 6-0
Consolation - Lost to Antonio Rosales (Ventura JC), 6-0, 1-6, 10-7
Extra - Def. Andrew Watterson (UCR), 6-4, 6-3
Extra - Lost to Dariush Jalali (UCD), 7-6 (8), 4-6, 10-6

HERMONT LEGASPI
Round 1 - Def. Daniel Landa (UCD), 6-2, 6-1
Round 2 - Def. Roman Shenkirk (CP), 6-1, 7-5
Round 3 - Lost to Nitzan Ricklis (USF), 6-7, 6-0, ret.
Extra - Lost to Paul Giraud (USF), 6-2, 6-2

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ
Round 1 - Lost to Zdenek Derkas (FS), 6-3, 6-0
Consolation - Lost to Andrie Volgin (UCD), 6-2, 6-4
Extra - Lost to Chethan Swanson (UCD), 6-3, 0-6, 13-11
Extra - Lost to Boris Reckow (SMC), 6-0, 6-4

MICHAEL VIZCARRA
Round 1 - Lost to Brett Brinkman (UCD), 6-3, 6-0
Consolation - Lost to Andreas Whelan-Merediz (UCR), 6-2, 6-2
Extra - Lost to Dariush Jalali (UCD), 6-4, 6-7 (2), 10-5
Extra - Lost to Matias Bot (SMC), 6-0, 6-0


DOUBLES PLAY

HERMONT LEGASPI/MICHAEL VIZCARRA
Round 1 - Lost to Reckow/Watt (SMC), 8-6
Consolation - Def. Bot/Waterson (SMC), 8-7 (5)

ANTON DE LA PUENTE/CARLOS RODRIGUEZ
Round 1 - Def. Davis/Swanson (UCD), 8-6
Round 2 - Def. Divkovic/Bastola (SMC), 8-6
Championship - Lost to Woodland/Garperad (USF), 8-2