Roueche advances in singles flight at Elon Invitational
ELON, N.C. – Sophomore Jimmy Roueche won a three-set singles match in the C Singles flight for UNCG's lone win Friday at the Elon Invitational.
Roueche topped Georgia Southern's Sebastien Felt, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 after earning a first-round bye in the flight.
In the B1 Singles flight, freshman Randy Phillips fell to Richmond's Ethan Dunbar, 6-3, 6-2. Classmate Will Kent won his first set against Coastal Carolina's John Karle, 6-3, but dropped the next two, 6-2 and 6-1.
In doubles action, Kent and Phillips fell to Richmond's Dunbar and Aaron Wicker, 8-3 in the B1 Doubles flight. Roueche, playing with Old Dominion's Alfredo Rodriguez, lost an 8-2 decision to USC Upstate's Yvon Haessig and Pierre Vernin in the B2 Doubles flight.
Play at the Elon Invitational resumes Saturday.
Elon Invitational (Oct. 7, 2011)
Ethan Dunbar (Richmond) def. Randy Phillips (UNCG), 6-3, 6-2
John Karle (Coastal Carolina) def. Will Kent (UNCG), 3-6, 6-2, 6-1
Jimmy Roueche (UNCG) def. Sebastien Felt (Georgia Southern), 4-6, 6-3, 6-0
Dunbar/Aaron Wicker (Richmond) def. Kent/Phillips (UNCG), 8-3
Yvon Haessig/Pierre Vernin (USC Upstate) def. Roueche/Alfredo Rodriguez (UNCG/Old Dominion), 8-2
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