Broncos Off To Good Start At Bronco Classic

Broncos Off To Good Start At Bronco Classic

Oct. 6, 2006


Santa Clara, Calif. - The Santa Clara University men's tennis team got off to a good start Friday as five players won singles matches, while the doubles pair of Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong and Aneal Vallurupalli won their doubles match.

Sophomore Tommy Hicks played in the match of the day as he fought off 14 set points in the first set, before capturing the set in a tiebreaker. He then rolled to a 6-2 win in the second set to advance to the next round.

Also winning singles matches for the Broncos were sophomore Brian Brogan, freshman Jay Wong, sophomore Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong and junior Blane Shields. Wong won in straight sets in his first collegiate match against Seth Spector of UC San Diego.

The rest of the results from today's action follow:

Flight A Singles
FP Anthony Zarfiris d. SCU Kevin McQuaid 6-3;6-4
(5) USF Matt Berry d. SCU Bobby Rasmussen 6-4;7-5
(9) SCU Brian Brogan d. STAN Paul Morrissey 6-4;3-6;6-1

Flight B Singles
(2) SCU Tommy Hicks d. ORE Francisco Gallardo 7-6(4);6-2
GON Fratt Cooper d. (9) SCU Steven Benvenuto 3-6;7-6(4);6-4
(5) SCU Jay Wong d. UCSD Seth Spector 6-3;6-4

Flight C Singles Round of 32
(7) ORE Eric Pickard d. SCU Aneal Vallurupalli 6-2;5-7;7-6(6)
(8) SCU Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong d. FS Greg Jackson 5-7;6-3;6-4
(1) SCU Blaine Shields d. ORE Hugh McDonald 7-5;6-3

Flight C Singles Round of 64
UCD Michael Reiser d. SCU Joe Galbraith 6-1;6-2

Flight A Doubles
UCD Chin/UCD Garcia d. SCU Brogan/SCU Wong 8-6
STAN Kaiser/STAN Zeller d. SCU Benvenuto/SCU Rasmussen 8-6

Flight B Doubles
SCU Hirakawa-Wong/SCU Vallurupalli d. USF Ching/USF Del Rosario 8-4

The Bronco Classic continues on Saturday and Sunday at Degheri Tennis Center and the Santa Clara Golf and Tennis Club. For all the results from Friday's action, click here.

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