CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (October 8, 2003) - East Tennessee State's Alejandro Salazar (Arequipa, Peru) was defeated by Bryan Fisher of LSU 7-6 (4), 6-0 Tuesday in the first qualifying round of the Icy Hot/ITA All-American held in Chattanooga.
The senior won his first four of five pre-qualifying matches, falling to Nate Emge of Kentucky in the round of 16 on Monday, 6-4, 6-2. He advanced into the qualifying rounds as a lucky loser where he lost to Fisher who finished last year ranked 101 playing primarily in the No. 3 position.
Salazar and the ETSU men's tennis team will now travel to Atlanta to participate in the Georgia Tech Invitational this weekend from October 10th thru the 12th.
Monday's Results for the 2003 Icy Hot/ITA All-American Qualifying Rounds
Singles Round of 64
Bryan Fisher (LSU) def. Alejandro Salazar (ETSU), 7-6 (4), 6-0