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Jackets Stung On Second Day of South Carolina Tournament

Oct. 13, 2007

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Miguel Muguruza, a freshman on the Georgia Tech men’s tennis team, played hard but ultimately fell in the second round of the South Carolina Fall Tournament in Columbia, S.C.

Muguruza faced the A-2 singles draw No. 1 seed, Michael Nusslein of USF, on the second day of competition. Muguruza won the first set but could not hold on and eventually fell in three sets, 2-6, 7-6, 7-5.

Also competing on Saturday was freshman Doug Kenny, who competed in the A/B singles consolation draw. He dropped his first round match in straight sets to Dilshod Sharifi of Francis Marion University, 6-2, 6-3. Freshman Eliot Potvin was also scheduled to play but withdrew from his first round consolation match due to injury.

The Jackets will continue their season on Thursday, October 18 at the ITA Regional Tournament in Charlottesville, Va.

A-2 Singles
(R16) No. 1 Michael Nusslein (USF) d. M. Muguruza (GT), 2-6, 7-6, 7-5

A/B Singles Consolation
(R16) Dilshod Sharifi (FMU) d. Doug Kenny (GT), 6-2, 6-3

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