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Santa Clara Men's Tennis Wraps Up Play at ITA Northwest Regionals

Oct. 22, 2006

Palo Alto, Calif. - The Santa Clara men's tennis team wrapped up a long weekend of tennis on Sunday at the ITA Northwest Regionals at Stanford University. In Sunday's action, the Broncos won four singles matches, while the doubles duo of Kevin McQuaid and Blane Shields were knocked out of the main doubles draw by the tournament's second seed.

In singles, Shields, Tommy Hicks, Bobby Rasmussen and Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong all won their final matches of the tournament in the consolation bracket. On the weekend, Shields won four singles matches and a doubles match to post a 5-2 record overall.

The only doubles match of the day saw McQuaid and Shields fall 8-3 to the tournament's No. 2 seed of Pierre Mouillon and Daniel Sebescen from Cal.

All of Sunday's results follow:

Doubles Round of 16
CAL Mouillon/Sebescen d. SCU McQuaid/Shields 8-3

Singles Consolation Bracket
SCU Blane Shields d. CP Darren Young 6-3; 6-4
SCU Tommy Hicks d. UCD Peter DeMoral 6-0; 6-1
SCU Bobby Rasmussen d. GON Marco Pineda 7-5; 6-1
SCU Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong d. UCD Tyler Lee 4-6; 6-1; 1-0 (13-11)
STAN Phil Kao d. SCU Kevin McQuaid 6-4; 6-4
STAN Jeff Zeller d. SCU Steven Benvenuto 6-4; 1-6; 1-0 (10-7)