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Carolina Concludes First Day at Georgia Tech Invite
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Carolina Concludes First Day at Georgia Tech Invite

Oct. 7, 2016

ATLANTA — The Gamecock men’s tennis team came out strong on day one of the Georgia Tech Invitational on Friday. The trio of Yancy Dennis, Thomas Mayronne and Andrew Schafer combined to go 3-1 on the day.

“The boys got off to a slow start but they turned it around with a great effort today,” said assistant coach Pablo Bellagamba. “We are looking to build on this strong finish the rest of the weekend and continue to improve on the goals we set forth going into the tournament.”

Friday’s play began with singles action. In the DI draw, Andrew Schafer was edged by Andrew Li, 6-4, 6-2. Over in the DII flight, Mayronne picked up a three-set victory over Auburn’s Conner Huertas, while Dennis took care of Georgia’s Alex Phillips in straight sets.

SATURDAY’S SCHEDULE
DI Singles
CQF — Andrew Schafer (SC) vs. Jose Garcia (Florida State) — 12 p.m.

DII Singles
QF — Thomas Mayronne (SC) vs. Cole Fiegel (Georgia Tech) – 10:30 a.m.
QF — Yancy Dennis (SC) vs. Daniel Yun (Georgia Tech) – 10:30 a.m.

DI Doubles
SF — Mayronne/Schafer (SC) vs. Loeb Zielinski (Georgia) – 9 a.m.

FRIDAY’S RESULTS
DI Singles
R16 — Andrew Li (Georgia Tech) def. Andrew Schafer (SC), 6-4, 6-2

DII Singles
R16 — Thomas Mayronne (SC) def. Conner Huertas (Auburn), 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
R16 — Yancy Dennis (SC) def. Alex Phillips (UGA), 7-5, 6-3

DI Doubles
QF — Mayronne/Schafer (SC) def. Klinger/Rowe (Vanderbilt), 8-5

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