Men's Tennis Opens Bronco Classic

Oct. 8, 2004

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara men's tennis program opened the SCU Bronco Classic this morning, with matches being played at both the Degheri Center and the Santa Clara Golf and Tennis Club. More than 80 participants from 13 West Region teams are participating in this weekend tournament, which continues through Sunday afternoon.

Players are competing in three singles and two doubles flights, and consolation brackets are also included. Santa Clara results are below, and complete results can be found at

Singles, Flight A, Round of 32
Purav Raja (LMU) def. Francisco Zepponi (SCU) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4

Singles, Flight A, Round of 16
Jan Macek (SCU) def. Philip Riise-Hansen (USF) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Singles, Flight B, Round of 32
Eric Roberson (BSU) def. Eric Kochanski (SCU) 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-0
Ashton Politanoff (LMU) def. Ben Hidalgo (SCU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2

Singles, Flight B, Round of 16
(1) Anders Dalskov (UCSB) def. Bobby Rasmussen (SCU) 7-5, 6-2

Consolation Singles, Flight B, Second Round
Eric Kochanski (SCU) def. Matt Phillips (LMU) 6-1, 7-5

Singles, Flight C, Round of 32
Tyler Wilson (SCU) def. Andrew Bertolina (USF) 6-1, 6-3

Singles, Flight C, Round of 16
(1) A.J. Kerin (SCU) def. Casey McMakin (UCD) 6-4, 6-1
Hagen Brody (UCSB) def. Chris Iwamura (SCU) 7-5, 6-3
Daniel Elefant (UCD) def. Tyler Wilson (SCU) 6-4, 7-6 (5)

Doubles, Flight A, Round of 16
Dalskov/Stern (UCSB) def. Kochanski/Zepponi (SCU) 9-7
Iooste/Popovich (UNR) def. (2) Kerin/Macek (SCU) 8-5

Doubles, Flight B, Round of 16
Iwamura/Wilson (SCU) def. Ebrahim (PAC)/Pino (ORE) 8-4
Hidalgo/Rasmussen (SCU) def. Volger/Watabe (UNR) 8-1

Saturday Bronco Times
Zepponi/Kochanski 8 a.m. (SCU)
Kerrin/Macek 8 a.m. (SCU)
Iwamura/Wilson 8 a.m. (SCU)
Hidalgo/Rasmussen 8 a.m. (SCU)
Ben Hidalgo 10 a.m. (SCU)
Eric Kochanski 10 a.m. (SCU)
Tyler Wilson 10 a.m. (SCU)
Bobby Rasmussen 10 a.m. (SCU)
Francisco Zepponi 11:30 a.m. (SCU)
Jan Macek 11:30 a.m. (SCU)
Chris Iwamura 11:30 a.m. (SCU)
A.J. Kerrin Noon (SGT)