Pirates Eliminated From Main Draw Action At ITA Oracle On Friday

Pirates Eliminated From Main Draw Action At ITA Oracle On Friday

SURPRISE, Ariz. - The Armstrong State University men's and women's tennis teams were eliminated from contention in the ITA Oracle Cup on Friday in Surprise, Ariz., on Friday at the Surprise Racquet & Tennis Complex.

In the DII doubles final, senior Diana Stomlega and junior Lena Lutzeier fell to defending champions Rosalie Willig and Diana Bogolli of Lynn, 6-3, 6-2, on Friday afternoon. Lutzeier, playing throughan injury suffered in her opening round singles match on Thursday, withdrew from the singles backdraw competition.

On the men's side, sophomore Alberto Caceres Casas lost to Azusa Pacific's Oliver Frank, 6-3, 6-4, in the DII singles semifinals. He then defeated fourth-seeded Ramon Toyos of Midwestern State 7-6, 6-0, in Saturday morning's third-place match.

In doubles action, Caceres and junior Jan Porteset won a consolation match against Laga/Nawghere (Queens), 6-3, 6-2, as well as the fifth-place match against Moret/Huertes del Pino of Indianapolis, 6-3, 5-7, (10-8).