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Gamecocks Dominate Day 2 of Gator Fall Invite
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Gamecocks Dominate Day 2 of Gator Fall Invite

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina men’s tennis put up a dominating performance on the second day of the Gator Fall Invite. The team picked up wins in all three doubles matches of the day, including a win over the No. 3 tandem in the nation, as well as four singles wins over UCF.
 
The final day of the tournament will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday.
 
Gamecock Notables

  • Doubles pair Connor Thomson and Jake Beasley secured a win over Bogdan Pavel and Trey Hilderbrand, the No. 3 doubles team in the nation
  • Duo Raphael Lambling and James Story along with duo Carter Morgan and Beau Pelletier both secured convincing doubles wins with scores of 8-2 and 8-4, respectively
  • Junior Daniel Rodrigues, the No. 3 player in the nation, secured his first singles win of the season after a hard-fought match. Rodrigues took the first set 6-4 but dropped the second 2-6. The two battled to a tiebreak in the third with Rodrigues delivering key points late for the 7-6 (6) victory.
  • Thomson, Lambling, and Story, all ranked in the preseason top 60, each secured singles victories in straight sets.

 
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Gamecock Day 2 Results
Doubles
1. Connor Thomson/Jake Beasley (USC) def. #3 Bogdan Pavel/Trey Hilderbrand (UCF), 8-5
2. Raphael Lambling/James Story (USC) def. JC Roddick/Bryan Triana (UCF), 8-2
3. Carter Morgan/Beau Pelletier (USC) def. Quinn Snyder/Cooper White (UCF), 8-4
Singles
1. #3 Daniel Rodrigues (USC) def. Trey Hilderbrand (UCF), 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (6)
2. #16 Connor Thomson (USC) def. Bogdan Pavel (UCF), 6-3, 6-2 
3. #39 Raphael Lambling (USC) def. Bryan Triana (UCF) 6-1, 6-2
4. JC Roddick (UCF) def. Jake Beasley (USC), 7-6 (5), 6-4
5. #56 James Story (USC) def. Cooper White (UCF), 6-3, 6-1
6. Quinn Snyder (UCF) def. Carter Morgan (USC), 7-6 (4), 6-4

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