Several Gauchos Make Season Debuts at Fresno State's Bulldog Classic

Oct. 6, 2007

FRESNO, Calif. - Senior Jack Hui and freshman Alexander Konigsfeldt each posted first round wins in the Flight 1 singles at the Bulldog Classic in Fresno, Calif., before dropping matches in the second round on Friday. Senior Nigel Barton recorded a win in the Flight 2 singles before also losing in the Round of 16.

Hui needed a comeback to defeat Cal Poly's Andy Gerst, winning 2-6, 6-1, 6-2, before losing to Cal's Kallim Stewart in a tough second round match, 6-4, 7-5. Konigsfeldt, a native of Vedbaek, Denmark, made his UCSB singles debut with an impressive 6-2, 6-0 victory over Vegerd Veskimagi of Pacific. Konigsfeldt was ousted in the Round of 16 by Mirko Zapletal, the No. 1 seed out of Fresno State, 6-2, 6-1.

Barton topped Pacific's Austin Krakar, 6-0, 6-1, in his Flight 2 first round match. He dropped a 6-0, 6-2 match in the second round to Washington's David Chu.

Gaucho junior Max Taylor lost a heart-breaking 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 contest to Sacramento State's Timothy Lantin in the first round of the Flight 2 singles. In Flight 3 singles action, UCSB freshman and Santa Barbara High School graduate Taylor Chavez Goggin dropped his debut match to Nick Lopez of UC Davis, 5-7, 7-6, 6-4.

In doubles competition, the duo of Konigsfeldt and Hui lost its Flight 1 match in the Round of 16, an 8-3 defeat to Sacramento State's Anton Harbatsiuk and Kyril Stryhas. In Flight 2, Barton and Chavez Goggin had a first round bye before losing 8-6 to Nevada's Alex Daruty and Cameron Spearman. Another Gaucho freshman making his debut was Eric Lee (Glendale, Calif./Glendale HS) who paired with Taylor for a Flight 2 doubles match. Lee and Taylor lost to Fresno Pacific's Marco Foelz and Fabio Silva, 8-3.

UCSB players will continue their fall schedule on Oct. 31-Nov. 4, when they take part in the So Cal Intercollegiate in Los Angeles.

Complete Results from the Bulldog Classic

2007 Bulldog Classic
Fresno, Calif. (Wathen Tennis Center)
Oct. 5-7

Flight 1 - Singles

Round of 16 (1) Mirko Zapletal (FS) def. Alexander Konigsfeldt (UCSB), 6-2, 6-1 Matt Carroll (FP) def. (5-8) Anton Stryhas (SAC), 3-6 7-5, 6-2 (5-8) Patrick Fischer (UW) def. Kiryl Harbatsiuk (SAC), 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 Vicente Jolly (FP) def. Laurent Garcin (NEV), 7-6, 6-4

(3) Dean Jackson (SD) def. Xavier Barajas-Smith (SAC), 6-3, 6-3 (5-8) Kallim Stewart (CAL) def. Jack Hui (UCSB), 6-4, 7-5 Pedro Zerbini (CAL) def. (5-8) Chris Coetzee (SD), 6-4, 6-3 (2) Andy Kuharszky (UW) def. Jay Wong (SC), 6-3, 6-7 (8), 6-1

Round of 32 (1) Mirko Zapletal (FS), Bye Alexander Konigsfeldt (UCSB) def. Vegerd Veskimagi (UOP), 6-2, 6-0 Matt Carroll (FP) def. Ken Nakahara (CAL), 6-1, 6-2 (5-8) Anton Stryhas (SAC) def. Tobi Obenhaus (UW), 3-6, 7-6, 6-1 (5-8) Patrick Fischer (UW) def. Charl Wolmarans (SD), 6-1, 6-3 Kiryl Harbatsiuk (SAC) def. Denny Fafek (FS), 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (6) Vicente Jolly (FP) def. Drew Jacobs (CP), 6-4, 6-1 Laurent Garcin (NEV) def. (4) Jonathan Dahan (CAL), 6-4, 7-6

(3) Dean Jackson (SD) def. Benjamin David (NEV), 6-2, 7-6 Xavier Barajas-Smith (SAC) def. Derek Drabble (UW), 6-3, 7-6 Jack Hui (UCSB) def. Andy Gerst (CP), 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 (5-8) Kallim Stewart (CAL) def. David Gonzalez (PAC), 6-3, 6-3 (5-8) Chris Coetzee (SD) def. Tejesvi Veerepalli (FS), 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 Pedro Zerbini (CAL) def. Darryn Young (CP), 6-3, 6-1 Jay Wong (SC) def. Fabio Silva (FP), 7-5, 6-0 (2) Andy Kuharszky (UW), Bye

Flight 2 - Singles

Round of 16 (1) Bohzidar Katsarov (CAL) def. Holden Ching (SAC), 6-2, 6-1 (5-8) David Chu (UW) def. Nigel Barton (UCSB), 6-0, 6-2 (5-8) Flavio Mollinedo (FS) def. Kristian Kuharszky (NEV), 6-3, 6-2 (4) Ryo Sekiguchi (UW) def. Zach Gilbert (CAL), 6-3, 6-2

(3) Geoff Chizever (CAL) def. Maxime Adam (FP), 6-2, 6-3 Brad Bator (UW) def. (5-8) Augustin Myard (NEV), 6-2, 6-0 (5-8) Artem Gramma (PAC) def. Timothy Lantin (SAC), 7-5, 7-5 Blaine Shields (SC) def. (2) Martin Kildahl (UW), 6-3, 6-0

Round of 32 (1) Bohzidar Katsarov (CAL), Bye Holden Ching (SAC) def. Michael Reiser (UCD), 6-1, 6-4 Nigel Barton (UCSB) def. Austin Krakar (PAC), 6-0, 6-1 (5-8) David Chu (UW) def. Blake Wardman (CP), 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 (5-8) Flavio Mollinedo (FS), Bye Kristian Kuharszky (NEV) def. Eric Lee (UCSB), 6-3, 6-1 Zach Gilbert (CAL) def. Marco Foelz (FP), 6-4, 7-6 (4) Ryo Sekiguchi (UW), Bye

(3) Geoff Chizever (CAL), Bye Maxime Adam (FP) def. Alexander Sonnesson (CP), 6-3, 6-2 Brad Bator (UW) def. Jose Quiroga (SD), 6-2, 6-2 Henri Landes (UCD) def. (5-8) Augustin Myard (NEV), 6-7 (8), 6-1, 6-2 (5-8) Artem Gramma (PAC), Bye Timothy Lantin (SAC) def. Max Taylor (UCSB), 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 Blaine Shields (SC) def. Justin Garcia (UCD), 6-1, 6-3 (2) Martin Kildahl (UW), Bye

Flight 3 - Singles

Round of 16 Taylor Leiby (FS) def. Chase Oliphant (PAC), 6-3, 4-6, 6-0 Sven-David Rueff (SAC) def. Nick Lopez (UCD), 6-1, 6-1 Gabe Kanzelmeyer (NEV) def. Victor Medina (FP), 7-5, 6-3 Nicolai Horgen (CAL) def. Daniel Elefant (UCD), 6-2, 6-3

Siddharth Alapati (FS) def. Rob Foy (CP), 7-5, 6-4 Tamer Antabi (SD) def. Alex Daruty (NEV), 7-5, 6-4 Alex Rosiniski (UW) def. Ignacio Lucero (FCC), 7-6 Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong (SC) def. Ronan Conlon (SAC), 6-2, 6-2

Round of 32 Taylor Leiby (FS), bye Chase Oliphant (PAC) def. Cameron Spearman (NEV), 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 Nick Lopez (UCD) def. Taylor Goggin (UCSB), 5-7, 7-6, 6-4 Sven-David Rueff (SAC) def. Nils Schire (SD), 6-1, 6-4 Victor Medina (FP), Bye Gabe Kanzelmeyer (NEV) def. Robert Zachs (CP), 6-2, 6-0 Daniel Elefant (UCD) def. Hank Bessinger (FCC), 6-3, 6-4 Nicolai Horgen (CAL), Bye

Siddharth Alapati (FS), Bye Rob Foy (CP) def. Matt Jagiello (UCD), 6-1, 6-1 Alex Daruty (NEV) def. Andy Chirita (CAL), 6-2, 6-1 Tamer Antabi (SD), Bye Ignacio Lucero (FCC), Bye Alex Rosiniski (UW) def. Guerin Smith (NEV), 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 Ronan Conlon (SAC), Bye Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong (SC), Bye

Flight 1 - Doubles

Round of 16 (1) Veerepalli/Zapletal (FS) def. Barajas-Smith/Ching (SAC), 8-4 Dahan/Stewart (CAL) def. Foy/Sonnesson (CP), 9-8 Jolly/Carroll (FP) def. Fischer/Obenhaus (UW), 8-1 Gonzales/Gramma (PAC) def. (4) Jackson/Wolmarans (SD), 8-6 (3) Kildahl/Kuharszky (UW) def. Shields/Wong (SC), 8-4 Fafek/Leiby (FS) def. Gerst/Young (CP), 8-2 Harbatsiuk/Stryhas (SAC) def. Konigsfeldt/Hui (UCSB), 8-3 (2) Chizever/Zerbini (CAL) def. Garcin/Smith (NEV), 8-2

Quarterfinals (1) Veerepalli/Zapletal (FS) def. Dahan/Stewart (CAL), 8-4 Jolly/Carroll (FP) def. Gonzales/Gramma (PAC), 8-4 Fafek/Leiby (FS) def. (3) Kildahl/Kuharszky (UW), 8-3 (2) Chizever/Zerbini (CAL) def. Harbatsiuk/Stryhas (SAC), 8-6

Flight 2 - Doubles

Round of 32 Gilbert/Nakahara (CAL), Bye Garcia/Lopez (UCD) def. Adam/Medina (FP), 8-5 Daruty/Spearman (NEV) def. Fortune/Lucero (FCC), 8-6 Barton/Goggin (UCSB), Bye Antabi/Schire (SD), Bye Rosinski/Sekiguchi (UW), Bye Kanzelmeyer/Myard (NEV) def. Oliphant/Veskimagi (PAC), 8-5 Jacobs/Wardman (CP), Bye Coetzee/Munoz (SD), Bye Foelz/Silva (FP) def. Lee/Taylor (UCSB), 8-3 Reiser/Elefant (UCD), Bye Katsarov/Chirita (CAL), Bye David/Kuharszky (NEV), Bye Alapati/Mollinedo (FS), Bye Lantin/Rueff (SAC) def. Landes/Jagiello (UCD), 8-3 Bator/Chu (UW), Bye

Round of 16 Gilbert/Nakahara (CAL) def. Garcia/Lopez (UCD), 8-4 Daruty/Spearman (NEV) def. Barton/Goggin (UCSB), 8-6 Antabi/Schire (SD) def. Rosinski/Sekiguchi (UW), 8-4 Kanzelmeyer/Myard (NEV) def. Jacobs/Wardman (CP), 8-5 Foelz/Silva (FP) def. Coetzee/Munoz (SD), 9-7 Reiser/Elefant (UCD) def. Katsarov/Chirita (CAL), 8-4 Alapati/Mollinedo (FS) def. David/Kuharszky (NEV), 8-2 Bator/Chu (UW) def. Lantin/Rueff (SAC), 8-4

Teams (CAL) California (CP) Cal Poly (UCD) UC Davis (FCC) Fresno City College (FP) Fresno Pacific (FS) Fresno State (NEV) Nevada (PAC) Pacific (SAC) Sacramento State (SD) San Diego (UCSB) UC Santa Barbara (SC) Santa Clara (UW) Washington