Herrera leads Bucs on day two of ITA All-American Championships
Herrera leads Bucs on day two of ITA All-American Championships
Sunday, October 4, 2015

TULSA, Okla. (Oct. 4, 2015) – Sophomore Robert Herrera (Barcelona, Spain) picked up a pair of wins Sunday to lead the East Tennessee State University men’s tennis team in day two of the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. Collectively, the Bucs went 3-1 moving their record in the event to 7-2.

All four of ETSU’s matches Sunday were two-set affairs. Herrera notched his pair of victories over Lars de Boer of William & Mary and Purdue’s Mateus Silva. Diego Nunez (Monterrey, Mexico) picked up a win over Memphis’ Kai Lemke, but Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) fell to Sebastian Rey of Tulane.

The Bucs will be back in action in Tulsa Monday. ETSU currently has three matches scheduled but could have more if its players advance.

Results

Sebastian Rey (Tulane) d. Rogerio Ribeiro (ETSU): 6-4, 6-2

Robert Herrera (ETSU) d. Lars de Boer (William & Mary): 6-2, 6-3

Robert Herrera (ETSU) d. Mateus Silva (Purdue): 6-2, 6-2

Diego Nunez (ETSU) d. Kai Lemke (Memphis): 6-4, 6-4

Next up

Pre-Qualifying Round

Herrera (ETSU) vs. Alfredo Perez (Florida)

Nunez (ETSU) vs. Keivon Tabrizi (Wake Forest)

Qualifying Round

David Biosca (ETSU) vs. TBD

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