Red Raider Advances to Second Round of ITA Indoor Championships
Nov. 2, 2006
LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech tennis' Bojan Szumanski advanced to the second round in the 2006 ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships. Next he faces Boise State's Luke Shields at 5:30 p.m. at the Racket Club of Columbus in Columbus, Ohio.
No. 87 Szumanski beat No. 5 nationally ranked Somdev Devvarman from Virginia in the first round of play, 6-3, 7-5. Szumanski has won 12 consecutive matches, including two tournament wins. He currently has a record of 12-2 in fall tournament play, losing in his only two matches at the ITA All-American in October, his first tournament of the 2006-07 season.
"This is the best match Bojan has played all fall," exclaimed head coach Tim Siegel. "He played very aggressive at key moments in the match, and that was what made the difference."
The nation's top men's collegiate tennis players are competing in this year's championships hosted by Ohio State University. This is the second of three national tournaments for singles and doubles during the 2006-07 collegiate tennis season.
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