Bucs Ready for ITA Regionals
Bucs Ready for ITA Regionals
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

ETSU travels to Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team will be competing for the second weekend in a row, this time taking part in the 2021 ITA Regional Championship in Knoxville, Tenn. The ITA Regional event will run from Sept. 23-27 and will be played at the Goodfriend Tennis Center.

The Bucs will be sending eight participants to Knoxville, looking to bring home some hardware. Among the eight competitors will be Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) and Yusuf Khamis (Cairo, Egypt) who will be making their fall debuts for the Bucs this weekend.

Joining the duo in Knoxville will be veterans Frazier Rengifo (Cali, Colombia) and Thiago Pernas (Buenos Aires, Argentina) who each finished with a 3-1 singles record at the Duke Bonk Invite this past weekend. Juan Sebastian Zabala (Guayaquil, Ecuador) will carry his 2-2 fall record into Knoxville this weekend as well.

ETSU newcomers: Francisco Lamas (Maracay, Venezuela) – redshirted in the spring, - Hugo Lobo (Toulon, France) and Juan Jose Vargas (North Santander, Colombia) will make their Buccaneer ITA debuts this weekend. Lobo finished with a 2-1 mark in singles action at Duke, while Lamas and Vargas each finished 1-2 at UNCW.

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