Oct. 12, 2001
ATLANTA — The Georgia Tech men’s tennis team’s strong run at the ITA All-American Championships came to an end on Friday, as both remaining doubles teams in the draw were eliminated. The nine-day ITA All-American is one of three major tournaments on the collegiate tennis circuit, and is being contested at the Lincoln Tennis Center in Stone Mountain, Ga.
The Yellow Jackets’ doubles team of David Wright and Roger Anderson was the seventh-seeded team in the main draw, but was unable to advance past the second round of play, dropping an 8-6 decision to Tobias Clemson and Lassi Ketola of UCLA.
In the consolation draw of doubles play, Tech’s sophomore duo of West Nott and Scott Schnugg had played solid tennis to reach the main draw from the pre-qualifying round, and won their first-round consolation match by an8-6 score of Daniel Kiernan and Sebastian Rutka of LSU. In the consolation quarterfinals, Nott and Schnugg were unable to overcome Furman’s team of James Cameron and John Chesworth and dropped an 8-2 decision.
Full tournament coverage of the ITA All-American is available at www.itatennis.com.