Nevada Earns Five Victories in Las Vegas

Oct. 19, 2012

LAS VEGAS -- The University of Nevada men's tennis team notched five victories on Thursday at the ITA Mountain Regionals in Las Vegas.

Three Wolf Pack victories came in singles play, lead by two wins from junior team captain Victor Ouvrard. He cruised in his round of 64 match over Anthony Trabert of Weber State University in straight sets 6-1, 6-2 to advance. In the round of 32, he needed three sets to put away Brian Foley of Mountain West foe Boise State 6-4, 4-6, 7-5.

The third victory came from a Wolf Pack match up, Moez Echargui met newcomer Andrew Poustie in their second round singles consolation match. Echagui scored the victory over Poustie 6-4, 6-4 to face Luis Ramirez of New Mexico State in the third round.

In doubles play the team of Ouvrard and partner Fernando Sunago defeated the team of Grant Taylor and Lance Wilhelm of Air Force Academy 8-3 to advance to the round of 16.

After dropping their first doubles match of the day, Echargui and Poustie rebounded to beat another Wolf Pack team of Philip Hinojosa and Quentin Mege after they withdrew due to injury.

Play continues tomorrow for the Wolf Pack in Las Vegas with day three from the ITA Mountain Regionals.



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