Freshman Jay Wong Victorious in First Collegiate Tournament

Freshman Jay Wong Victorious in First Collegiate Tournament

Oct. 8, 2006


Santa Clara, Calif. - Freshman Jay Wong burst onto the Santa Clara University tennis scene this weekend at the Bronco Classic as he captured his first singles title in his first collegiate tournament. The San Jose native captured two victories on Sunday to win the Flight B singles tournament championship. Wong defeated Warrick Foy of Sacramento State in the semifinals 6-0; 6-2, before beating Stanford's Chris Rasmussen 6-2; 6-4 to win the title.

In other action on Sunday, Tommy Hicks narrrowly missed a chance to face Wong in the final, dropping a three-set match to Rasmussen in the semifinals of Flight B 6-0; 0-6; 6-3. Junior Blane Shields also fell in the semifinals of his bracket, falling 6-3; 6-4 in Flight C to Mike Reiser of UC Davis.

Sophomore Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong won his final match of the weekend as he closed out Mark Vartebedian of UC Santa Cruz in two hotly contested sets.

All of Sunday's results follow:

Flight B Semifinal:
Chris Rasmussen, Stanford def. Tommy Hicks, SCU 6-0; 0-6; 6-3
Jay Wong, SCU def. Warrick Foy, Sacramento State 6-0; 6-2

Flight B Final:
Jay Wong, SCU def. Chris Rasmussen, Stanford 6-2; 6-4

Flight C Semifinal:
Mike Reiser, UC Davis def. Blane Shields, SCU 6-3; 6-4

Flight C Consolation:
Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong, SCU def. Mark Vartebedian, UC Santa Cruz 6-4; 7-6(5)

The Broncos continue their fall season next weekend as they travel to Fresno to participate in the Bulldog Classic on the campus of Fresno State from Oct. 13 - 15.

Netscoop April 2007 Issue
April 18, 2007 Netscoop April 2007 Issue
Netscoop February 2007 Issue
February 24, 2007 Netscoop February 2007 Issue
Tennis Live Stats
January 28, 2007 Tennis Live Stats
Netscoop Holiday Issue 2006
December 22, 2006 Netscoop Holiday Issue 2006
Netscoop Fall 2006
November 8, 2006 Netscoop Fall 2006
Bronco Men's Tennis Blog
October 2, 2006 Bronco Men's Tennis Blog