Xavier Men Begin Play At ITA

Senior Richard Canelas posted two wins on Thursday.
Senior Richard Canelas posted two wins on Thursday.

Oct. 22, 2010

Doubles Main Draw

Qualifying Doubles

Qualifying Singles

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Xavier men’s tennis team got off to a rough start at the 2010 ITA Ohio Valley Regional at the University of Kentucky. However, senior Richard Canelas was one bright spot for the Musketeers as he posted two wins in the singles qualifying round.

Canelas earned a 6-3, 6-4 win over Lipscomb’s Mario Hernandez in the first round and followed that up with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Austin Sansone of Ball State.

In the Thursday doubles qualifying rounds the duo of junior Patrick Bandy and freshman Jimmy Roebker fell 8-5.

In the singles qualifier, sophomore Brandon MacDonald earned a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 victory over Tennessee’s Bryan Swartz before falling to Butler’s Brandon Bayliss 6-4, 7-5 in the second round.

The Musketeers continue play at the ITA Regional Friday.