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Johnson in Semifinals at SoCal Intercollegiates; Begemann Falls at ITA Indoors

Nov. 3, 2006

Malibu, Calif. - No. 3 seed Richard Johnson advanced to the semifinal round at the Southern California Intercollegiate Championships on Friday with a 6-3, 6-3 win over UC Santa Barbara's Jack Hui.

The senior will face Michael Look of UCLA at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pepperdine's Andre Begemann fell to No. 8 seed Erling Tveit of Mississippi 6-4, 7-6 (8) on Friday in a second-round match at the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships in Columbus, Ohio.

Despite the singles loss, the junior along with sophomore Omar Altmann defeated Diego Camacho and Ross Cunningham of Tulsa, 8-6, in consolation doubles to advance to the semifinals. The tandem will face Alex Cojanu and Colin O'Brien at 10 a.m. Saturday.