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Tech Men's Tennis Picks Up Five Wins On Day Two Of Bulldog Scramble

Nov. 8, 2008

ATHENS, Ga. – Led by Austin Roebuck, the Georgia Tech men’s tennis team picked up five wins on day two of the Bulldog Scramble in Athens, Ga.

“Austin and Doug [Kenny] both played very well today,” head coach Kenny Thorne said. “They fought hard and it is good to see them both with 3-0 singles records so far in the tournament.”

Roebuck, a junior from Athens, Ga., teamed with sophomore Miguel Muguruza for an 8-5 doubles win over South Carolina’s Thomas Stoddard and Joseph Veeder before defeating Patrick Bandy of Kentucky 6-1, 6-2.

Also picking up singles wins on the day were sophomores Eliot Potvin and Doug Kenny. Potvin posted a 6-1, 6-4 result over Kentucky’s Will Beck while Kenny came back from a set down to defeat USC’s Thomas Stoddard 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. Kenny moves his singles record at the Scramble to 3-0.

Freshman Kevin King and sophomore Ryan Smith picked up Tech’s other doubles win on Saturday, taking down the Kentucky duo of Will Beck and Shane Collins 8-2.

The Jackets wrap up play at the tournament on Sunday with matches beginning at 10 a.m.

ResultsDoublesRoebuck/Muguruza  (GT) def. Stoddard/Veeder (USC), 8-5King/Smith (GT) def. Beck/Collins (UK), 8-2Sauer/Norberg (OM) def. Miljevic/Potvin (GT), 8-6Cubas/Pulsfort (USC)     def. King/Smith (GT)   , 9-7Campos/Machado (USC) def. Roebuck/Muguruza (GT), 8-3Stoddard/Veeder (USC) def. Miljevic/Potvin (GT), 8-6

Singles Varela (UGA) def. Muguruza (GT), 6-3, 6-3 Vitulli (UGA) def. Smith (GT), 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 Norberg (OM) def. King (GT), 7-5, 7-6(6) Potvin (GT) def. Beck (UK), 6-1, 6-4 Campos (USC) def. Miljevic (GT), 6-1, 6-4 Roebuck (GT) def. Bandy (UK), 6-1, 6-2 Kenny (GT) def. Stoddard (USC), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2

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