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LOS ANGELES – Junior Travis Fillmore won in the final match of the qualifying back draw of the Southern California Intercollegiate Championships at UCLA’s campus on Saturday.
Fillmore first topped Othar Kordsachia from Loyola Marymount, 6-3, 6-1 to advance to the final round of the back draw. He then defeated UCSD’s Horea Poritiu, 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 to claim the victory in the consolation bracket.
“The tournament was a great way to finish the fall season,” BYU head coach Brad Pearce said. “I was proud of the way our guys performed individually and as a whole.”
This tournament featured 10-point tie breaks, which awards a victory to the first player to score 10 points and win by two.
The Cougars will open the regular season by hosting Weber State on Jan. 11.
PROVO, Utah – For the last preseason tournament, the men’s tennis team will play in the 56th Annual Southern California Intercollegiate Championships at the Los Angeles Tennis Center on UCLA’s campus.
Freshman John Pearce enters the tournament as a No. 5 seed and will play Frederik Wilkens from Azusa Pacific University in the main draw on Thursday at 10 a.m. PST.
The Cougars have three players in the qualifying singles draw which begins Wednesday. Freshman Scott Bohne faces off against Concordia’s Christian Wickenhauser at 10 a.m.
Pearce and Cullimore will represent BYU in the main draw of the doubles competition which begins Thursday.
In the qualifying doubles round, Fillmore and Sargeant will play Carlisle and Ciaran Fitzgerald on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Bohne and Rae will also compete together at 4:30 against Nick Northcott and Felix Van Kann from Loyola Marymount.
The tournament can be followed on USTA’s website.