Kay and Yun Fall in SIC Semifinals

Sept. 26, 2016

Results

ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia Tech men’s tennis doubles pairing, juniors Michael Kay and Daniel Yun fell in the semifinal match at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships on Monday morning.

The Georgia natives defeated Tennessee’s Schipanshi and Valero, 6-4 in the quarterfinals to advance to Monday’s competition. The pair then fell to Florida’s No. 38-ranked doubles pair, Elliot Orkin and Maxx Lipman, 6-1, 6-2.

Up next, senior Carlos Benito and junior Chair Eubanks head to Tulsa, Okla. to compete in the Saint Francis Health System ITA All-American Championships beginning on Monday, Oct. 3. Eubanks will compete in the singles main draw while Carlos will fight for a spot in the main draw during the qualifying rounds. The No. 14-ranked doubles pair of Eubanks and Benito will also compete in the doubles main draw.

Day One Results

Round of 64
Andrew Li def. Adam Moundir (Old Dominion) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
Daniel Valent (Vanderbilt) def. Daniel Yun 6-2, 6-3
Carlos Benito def. Philippe Courteau (Lipscomb) 3-6, 6-0, 6-2
David Biosca (East Tennessee State) def. Cole Fiegel 6-4, 6-7, 6-3
Billy Rowe (Vanderbilt) def. Phillip Gresk 6-3, 6-4
Chris Yun def. Lucas de Torres Curth (Kennesaw State) 6-2, 6-3
Michael Kay def. Trey Yates (Kentucky), 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 

Round of 32
Carlos Benito def. Niko Moceanu (Texas Tech), 6-1, 6-4
Elliott Orkin (Florida) def. Michael Kay, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
Miguel Este (ETSU) def. Chris Yun, 6-3, 6-2

Day Two Results

Round of 16
Carlos Benito def. Chris Barrus (UCF), 6-4, 6-1 

Doubles Round of 32
Kay/D. Yun def. Reinberg/Ponwith (Georgia), 6-4
Yun/Fiegel def. Camill/Kurtze (Armstrong State), 6-1
Klinger/Rowe (Vanderbilt) def. Li/Gresk , 6-1

Consolation
Schipanski (Tennessee) def. D. Yun, 6-3, 6-1
Calvo (Kennesaw State) def. Fiegel, 2-6, 7-5, 10-5
Gresk def. Mueller (Eastern Kentucky), 6-3, 6-4 

Backdraw
Chris Yun def. Billy Rowe (Vanderbilt) 6-3, 6-4
Baker Newman (Vanderbilt) def. Michael Kay 6-3, 7-6

 

Day Three Results

Quarterfinals
Ingildsen (Florida) def. Benito, 6-3, 6-3 

Doubles Round of 16
Kay/D. Yun def. Pritchard/Castellanos (Kennesaw State), 6-2
MacFarlane/Jaworski (Georgia State) def. Yun/Fiegel, 6-2 

Doubles Quarterfinals
Kay/D. Yun def. Schipanshi/Valero (Tennessee), 6-4

Day Four Results
Doubles Semifinals
(5) Orkin/Lipman (Florida) def. Kay/D. Yun, 6-1, 6-2

 

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