Sept. 11, 2011
Las Cruces, N.M. - The Arizona Wildcat men's tennis team traveled to Las Cruces, N.M. to compete in the 2011 Aggie Fall Invitational this weekend. Sophomore Mario Urquidi, junior Frank Chen, freshman Carlos Bermudez and freshman Robin Chou represented Arizona at the New Mexico State Tennis Center.
In singles action, Urquidi won three of four matches making him Arizona's most winning player of the weekend. After winning his first three matches the El Paso, Texas native was edged by Hans Hach of Abilene Christian. Chen won his first match against Justin Romero from Western New Mexico, but lost his last two matches. Bermudez made his Arizona debut with a 2-2 record. The Tucson local defeated Eduardo Cabrita from New Mexico State University and Alfredo Desiati from Abilene Christian. Chou won one of three matches by defeating Abilene Christian's Kyle Plum.
In doubles play, the Wildcats struggled as the team of Chen and Urquidi went 0-3. The team of Bermudez and Chou defeated Sammy Iftikhar and James Hignett from the University of New Mexico before being edged in their last two matches.
The Cats will be back in action on Sept. 23 as the team travels to Waco, Texas to compete in the Baylor Intercollegiate.
2011 Aggie Fall Invitational New Mexico State Tennis Center Las Cruses, N. M. Sept. 9- Sept. 11 Complete Results:
Mario Urquidi (UA) def. John Strahl (ACU), 3-6, 6-0, 6-0
Mario Urquidi (UA) def.Paul Denele (NMSU), 6-4, 7-5
Mario Urquidi (UA) def. Germain Degardin (NMSU), 6-2, 6-3
Hans Hach (ACU) def. Mario Urquidi (UA), 7-6, 6-1
Frank Chen (UA) def. Justin Romero (WNM), 6-3, 6-3
Matej Stakne (NMSU) def. Frank Chen (UA), 6-1, 6-0
Dominique Bermudez (NAU) def. Frank Chen (UA), 6-2, 2-6, 7-5
Carlos Bermudez (UA) def. Eduardo Cabrita (NMSU), 7-6, 6-4
Rodrigo Almeida (WNM) def. Carlos Bermudez (UA), 6-3, 6-1
Carlos Bermudez (UA) def. Alfredo Desiati (ACU), 6-2, 6-1
Dominique Bermudez (NAU) def. Carlos Bermudez (UA), 6-1, 7-6
Hans Hach (ACU) def. Robin Chou (UA) 7-5, 6-3
Robin Chou (UA) def. Kyle Plum (ACU), 6-2, 6-0
Patrick Pfister (NMSU) def. Robin Chou (UA), 6-1, 6-3
Alvaro Nunez/Justin Romero (WNM) def. Chen/Urquidi (UA), 8-5
John Strahl/Alfredo Desiati (ACU) def. Chen/Urquidi (UA), 8-6
Dominique Bermudez/Steven Say (NAU) def. Chen/Urquidi (UA), 8-5
Bermudez/Chou (UA) def. Sammy Iftikhar/James Hignett (UNM), 8-6
Paul denele/Patrick Pfister (NMSU) def. Bermudez/Chou (UA), 8-5
Marc Westgate/Germain Degardin (NMSU) def. Bermudez/Chou (UA), 8-6