Park Wins SoCal Intercollegiate Championship
Oct. 31, 2000
Los Angeles, Calif. - Junior Andrew Park, seeded seventh upon entering the tournament, won the 2000 Southern California Intercollegiate Championship with a 6-3, 6-2 win over UCLA's Travis Rettenmaier on Monday (Oct. 30).
Parks' victory in the finals was his third tournament win in straight sets. In the first round he held Nathan Goodman of Azusa Pacific scoreless (6-0, 6-0) and advanced to the second round where he defeated David Matthew of UC Irvine, 6-1, 6-0. Park was forced into a third set in a 7-6, 3-6, 6-2 win over Sebastien Graeff of Pepperdine in the quarterfinals, and a 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 victory over Juan Cerda of San Diego sent Park to the championship match.
Partners Ryan Moore and Nick Rainey, the 2000 NCAA runners-up, will play for the doubles championship on Wednesday (Nov. 1) at 1 p.m. The top-seeded duo will face Chase Exon and Stefan Suter of Pepperdine.
Following are all the tournament results.
Singles - Qualifying
Parker Collins (USC) def. Jerome Chan (UCSB) - 6-1, 6-2
Mike Placek (UCSB) def. Garrett Wong (USC) - 7-6, 6-4
Singles - First Round
Nick Rainey (USC) def. Gerald Wiring (Pepperdine) - 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
Sebastien Graeff (Pepperdine) def. Parker Collins (USC) - 6-0, 6-4
Andrew Park (USC) def. Nathan Goodman (Azusa Pacific) - 6-0, 6-0
Travis Rettenmaier (UCLA) def. Ryan Moore (USC) - 6-4, 6-4
Daniel Langre (USC) def. Steve Racioppi (Pepperdine) - 7-6, 2-6, 6-1
Singles - Second Round
Nick Rainey (USC) def. Alastair Garland (Pepperdine) - 6-3, 6-3
Andrew Park (USC) def. David Matthew (UC Irvine) - 6-1, 6-0
Chase Exon (Pepperdine) def. Daniel Langre (USC) - 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
Singles - Quarterfinals
Juan Cerda (San Diego) def. Nick Rainey (USC) - 7-6, 2-6, 6-4
Andrew Park (USC) def. Sebastien Graeff (Pepperdine) - 7-6, 3-6, 6-2
Singles - Semifinals
Andrew Park (USC) def. Juan Cerda (San Diego ) - 6-7, 6-2, 6-3
Singles - Championship
Andrew Park (USC) def. Travis Rettenmaier (UCLA) - 6-3, 6-2
Doubles - Qualifying
Faust/Placek (UCSB) def. Collins/Merryman (USC) - 9-7
Exon/Suter (Pepperdine) def. Wong/Jensen (USC) - 8-3
Doubles - First Round
Nguyen/Sands (UCLA) def. Langre/Park (USC) - 9-7
Morre/Rainey (USC) def. Schnugg/Yaftali (UCSB) - 9-7
Doubles - Quarterfinals
Moore/Rainey (USC) def. Chung/Ma (UC Irvine) - 8-4
Doubles - Semifinals
Moore/Rainey (USC) def. Garland/Graeff (Pepperdine) - 6-4, 7-5
Doubles - Finals
Moore/Rainey (USC) vs. Exon/Suter (Pepperdine) - Wed. at 1 p.m.