WACO — Sophomores David Kelleher and Joel Rubio each advanced past their opening-round singles matches to lead the UTSA men's tennis team at this past weekend's Baylor H-E-B Intercollegiate.
Kelleher netted a 6-2, 6-2 victory against Texas-Pan American's Felxi Hassleberg, while Rubio picked up a 6-3, 6-2 win against UTPA's Victor Alves.
Senior Martin Ayala and freshman Boburjon Kamiljanov each collected victories in the first round of the consolation bracket.
The Roadrunners will return to action this weekend when selected players will participate at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. The nine-day tournament begins on Saturday at the Case Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Tulsa.
Baylor H-E-B Intercollegiate
Friday-Sunday, Sept. 21-23
Hurd Tennis Center – Waco, Texas
Round of 32
De Kierk/Espejo (Tulsa) def. Kelleher/Kilgo (UTSA), 8-2
Escobar/Marriott (Southern Miss) def. Kamiljanov/Rubio (UTSA), 8-5
Chaplin/Jones (Tennessee) def. Ayala/Casa (UTSA), 8-2
Round of 64
David Kelleher (UTSA) def. Felix Hasselberg (Texas-Pan American), 6-2, 6-2
Gustavo Gonzalez (Rice) def. Martin Ayala (UTSA), 7-6, 6-0
Matt Frost (Southern Miss) def. Boburjon Kamiljanov (UTSA), 6-2, 6-1
John Collins (Tennessee) def. Diogo Alves Casa (UTSA), 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 7-5
Hunter Johnson (La.-Lafayette) def. Kolby Kilgo (UTSA), 6-0, 6-2
Joel Rubio (UTSA) def. Victor Alves (Texas-Pan American), 6-3, 6-2
Round of 32
Brandon Fickey (Tennessee) def. Kelleher (UTSA), 7-5, 7-5
Hunter Reese (Tennessee) def. Rubio (UTSA), 6-0, 6-1
Consolation First Round
Ayala (UTSA) def. Joseph Bishop (Texas-Pan American), 6-2, 6-1
Kamiljanov (UTSA) def. Carl Alberton (La.-Lafayette), 5-2 (retired)
Hunter Goertz (La.-Lafayette) def. Casa (UTSA), 6-7, 6-1, 1-0 (10-8)
Sebestian Erimicioiu (UT Arlington) def. Kilgo (UTSA), 6-1, 6-3
Consolation Third Round
Carlos Arbiza (UT Arlington) def. Ayala (UTSA), 6-0, 7-6 (7-2)
Mathias Hambach (DePaul) def. Kamiljanov (UTSA), 7-5, 6-3