May 22, 2002
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Georgia Tech junior tennis player Roger Anderson was unable to rally after dropping the first set and fell in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championships to Georgia’s 25th-ranked Brandon Wagner at the Texas A&M Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.
Anderson, who was making his first appearance in the NCAA singles championship and is the nation’s 19th-ranked singles player, jumped out to a 4-2 lead in the first set, but was unable to hold on as Wagner rallied late in the frame. Wagner won the next four games to take the first set by a 6-4 score. In the second set, Anderson was unable to get anything going as Wagner cruised to a win in the set and the match by a 6-1 score.
The junior finishes the year with a 28-15 singles record, leading the Yellow Jackets in singles victories in 2002.
NCAA MEN’S TENNIS SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIPS #25 Brandon Wagner (UGA) d. #19 Roger Anderson (GT), 6-4, 6-1