Tiger Tennis Team Falls in Individual Singles
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Sept. 30, 2000

Athens, Ga.-- - The University of Memphis men's tennis team is still alive in the doubles portion of the Southern Collegiate tournament at the University of Georgia, but has been eliminated from the championship side of the singles brackets in play, Saturday.

In doubles play, two Tiger tandems are still alive. The team of Joe Schmulian and Michael Chamberlain downed Florida A&M's team of Bennett/Murray, 8-3, in the second round of the Division II doubles, Saturday.

The other surviving tandem is playing in the Division III bracket, where Richard Magney and Michael LaHaie downed the Troy State team of Mosso/Migoko, 8-4 to advance to the quarterfinals, Sunday.

One Tiger team did lose, Saturday. In Division I doubles, the team of Ben Stapp/Alistair Todd were defeated by LSU's Kieman/Rutka, 8-4, in the second round.

The Tigers also suffered losses in the singles portion of the tournament. In the Division II singles tourney, Florida's Troy Hahn defeated Michael Chamberlain, 6-5 (5), 6-4, while Zlatko Stupavaskey defeated Alistair Todd, 6-1, 6-3 in Division III singles.

Sophomore Joe Schmulian won his first match in the consolation portion of the tournament with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Sanieep Yen Reddy from Charleston Southern, but Schmulian was eliminated from the tournament with a loss to a Conference USA foe, Tom Dalby from UAB, 6-3, 6-4.

Junior Michael LaHaie also lost in his match, Saturday. LaHaie fell to J.C. Osorio from Campbell, 6-0, 6-5(0).



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