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Tech Tallies Six Wins Saturday at Crimson Tide Fall Championships

Oct. 28, 2006

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Georgia Tech’s men’s tennis team tallied six wins Saturday at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships on the campus of the University of Alabama in both singles and doubles competition.

George Gvelesiani defeated Josip Rupena of Miami, 6-0, 6-4 then fell to Pjotrs Necajevs of Mississippi State, 7-6 (2), 6-2. Tech’s Scott Blackmon defeated UAB’s Tim Bauer, 6-4, 6-4, then lost to Ryan Farlow of Mississippi State. Luke Rassow-Kantor opened the day with a loss to Miami’s Hector Nieto but regained to defeat Eric Lim of Mississippi State, 6-1, 7-6 (5). Jordan DeLass also lost his first match of the day but defeated Johannes Spangenberg of UAB 6-2, 6-4 in his second match. Austin Roebuck fell in both of Saturday’s singles matches.

In doubles play, DeLass and Rassow-Kantor defeated UAB’s Johannes Spangenberg and Alex Emery, 8-3. While Scott Blackmon paired with Alabamas’s Saketh Mynemi to defeat UAB’s Bauer and Adrian Tollstam, 8-0. Gvelesiani and Roebuck fell to Necajeves and Artem Kuztnesov off Mississippi State, 8-3.

The four-day tournament in Tuscaloosa, Ala. will conclude today. For complete and updated results visit the men’s tennis page at www.rolltide.com.

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