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Tech's Anderson and Schnugg Reach Round of 16 at ITA South Region Championship

Oct. 26, 2002

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Georgia Tech’s Roger Anderson continued his roll in the fall , advancing to the round of 16 at the ITA Region II Championship in Chapel Hill, N.C. Junior Scott Schnugg, who also picked up a pair of wins on Friday, will join him in the third round.

Anderson got the Yellow Jackets started as he opened the day with a win over East Tennessee State’s Alejandro Salazar. Anderson was not tested in the match, winning by a 6-2, 6-1 score. In the second round, he found the going good again, defeating South Carolina’s Ben Atkinson by scores of 6-4 and 7-6 (3). He will next face 11th-seeded Romain Jurd of Florida State in the third round.

Schnugg also had a solid day, opening play with a win over American’s Garg Tushar in impressive fashion by a score of 6-2, 6-3. He then upset 14th-seeded Matt Cloer of Florida State in a hard-fought three-set match. Schnugg dropped the first set by a 6-4 score, but then rallied to win the next two sets by scores of 7-5 and 6-2. He will now face North Carolina’s Nicholas Monroe in the third round on Saturday.

The ITA Region II Championship will continue on Saturday with singles and doubles action. Full tournament results are available at www.tennisinformation.com.

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