March 16, 2002
ATLANTA – The 33rd-ranked Georgia Tech men’s tennis team lost just two matches on Saturday, en route to a 7-0 win over Maryland in the morning and a 6-1 defeat of in-city rival Emory at the Bill Moore Tennis Center.
The Yellow Jackets (8-6, 1-2 ACC) opened the day against the Terrapins (5-5, 0-3 ACC) and jumped out to a 1-0 advantage by winning a pair of doubles matches. Tech’s duo of Roger Anderson and David Wright were the first doubles winners for Tech, defeating Troy Demers and David Reichsfeld at No. 2 by an 8-1 score. Fabio Campos and Joao Menano, who battled from being down by a 5-2 score, to win 9-7 over Chris Chiu and Greg Chambers, followed them at No. 3. Maryland’s team of Haris Causevic and Jonathan Murchison downed Tech’s West Nott and Scott Schnugg by an 8-6 count at No. 1. The loss snapped an 11-match win streak for Nott and Schnugg in doubles.
Tech really got things going in singles play, as the Yellow Jackets swept all six matches in claiming the 7-0 victory. Roger Anderson got things going at No. 1, as he defeated Haris Causevic in an intense three-set affair, by a 2-6, 6-0, 6-4 score. David Wright followed Anderson at No. 2, winning in straight sets over Chris Chiu by scores of 6-4, 6-2. At No. 3, Joao Menano kept the Jackets rolling with a 6-0, 6-4 win over Troy Demers.
Stephen Moros was Tech’s winner at No. 4, as he defeated Jonathan Murchison in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1. Scott Schnugg and West Nott atoned for their loss in doubles with singles victories at No. 5 and 6, as Schnugg downed the Terps’ Greg Chambers (6-2, 6-1) and Nott defeated David Reichsfeld in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3.
Later in the afternoon, against Emory, Tech swept all three doubles matches to take a 1-0 lead in the match. Schnugg and Nott got things started at No. 1, as they defeated the Eagles’ Mark Odgers and Alex Jacobs by an 8-6 score. Anderson and Wright picked up their second win of the day, with a 9-8 (2) win over Josh Zinn and Tyson Ramsey. At No. 3, Trevor Wilson and Fabio Campos were 8-5 winners over Emory’s Thomas Curran and Brad Jaffe.
In singles action, Anderson was a winner for the second time, as he claimed a straight-set, 6-3, 6-2 win over Mark Odgers. Scott Schnugg was a winner at No. 3, defeating Emory’s Alex Jacobs by a 6-2, 6-3 count. West Nott was the Jackets winner at No. 3, defeating Josh Zinn impressively in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0.
Georgia Tech will now be off until Thursday, when the travel to South Carolina for a match-up with the 24th-ranked Gamecocks beginning at 1 p.m.
#33 GEORGIA TECH 7, MARYLAND 0DOUBLES1. Causevic/Murchison (M) d. Schnugg/Nott (GT), 8-62. Anderson/Wright (GT) d. Demers/Reichsfeld (M), 8-13. Campos/Moros (GT) d. Chiu/Chambers (M), 9-7
SINGLES 1. Roger Anderson (GT) d. Haris Causevic (M), 2-6, 6-0, 6-4 2. David Wright (GT) d. Chris Chiu (M), 6-4, 6-2 3. Joao Menano (GT) d. Troy Demers (M), 6-0, 6-4 4. Stephen Moros (GT) d. Jon Murchison (M), 6-1, 6-1 5. Scott Schnugg (GT) d. Greg Chambers (M), 6-2, 6-1 6. West Nott (GT) d. David Reichsfeld (M), 6-3, 6-3
#33 GEORGIA TECH 6, EMORY 1 DOUBLES 1. Schnugg/Nott (GT) d. Odgers/Jacobs (E), 8-6 2. Anderson/Wright (GT) d. Zinn/Ramsey (E), 9-8 (2) 3. Campos/Wilson (GT) d. Curran/Brad Jaffe (E), 8-5
SINGLES 1. Roger Anderson (GT) d. Mark Odgers (E), 6-3, 6-2 2. Tyson Ramsey (E) d. Stephen Moros (GT), 1-6, 7-6 (5), def. 3. Scott Schnutt (GT) d. Alex Jacobs (E), 6-2, 6-3 4. West Nott (GT) d. Josh Zinn (E), 6-0, 6-0 5. Fabio Campos (GT) d. Rico Pagananelli (E), 6-1, 6-3 6. Alex Navinkov (GT) d. Tom Curran (E), 6-4, 6-3