K.C. Corkery Advances To Main Draw Of ITA All-American
Oct. 9, 2002
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Stanford University freshman K.C. Corkery qualified for the main draw of the 2002 Icy Hot/ITA Men's All-American Championships with an easy victory on Wednesday morning at The Champions Club.
Corkery led Johan Berg of Southern California 6-1, 2-0 before the Trojan retired because of injury. Corkery dropped just five games in his two qualifying victories, and will open play in the 64-player main draw Thursday at 7:00 a.m. (Pacific Time) against Florian Marquardt of Virginia Commonwealth.
Corkery will be joined in the main draw by Stanford two-time All-Americans Scott Lipsky and eighth-seeded David Martin. Lipsky will face Richard Barker of Rice at 7:30 a.m. (PT), while Martin will take on Georgia's Bo Hodge at 6:00 a.m. (PT). The second round of singles will immediately follow Thursday morning's first round action.
In doubles, Lipsky and Martin earned the top seed in the 32-team draw and will face Bobby Reynolds and Lewis Smith of Vanderbilt at 2:00 p.m. (PT) on Thursday.
2002 Icy Hot/ITA Men's All-American Championships
At Chattanooga, Tennessee (The Champions Club)
K.C. Corkery (Stanford) d. Johan Berg (Southern California), 6-1, 2-0, retired (injury)
Thursday's Main Draw Pairings (All times Pacific)
#8 seed David Martin (Stanford) vs. Bo Hodge (Georgia), 6:00 a.m.
Florian Marquardt (Virginia Commonwealth) vs. K.C. Corkery (Stanford), 7:00 a.m.
Scott Lipsky (Stanford) vs. Richard Barker (Rice), 7:30 a.m.
Hodge/Martin winner vs. Wade Orr (Tennessee)/Toni Gordon (TCU) winner, 9:30 a.m.
Marquardt/Corkery winner vs. #6 seed Bobby Reynolds (Vanderbilt)/Nathan Price (Arkansas), 9:30 a.m.
Lipsky/Barker winner vs. Alejandro Tejerina/#10 seed Jean Simon (Texas) winner, 11:30 a.m.
#1 seeds Scott Lipsky/David Martin (Stanford) vs. Bobby Reynolds/Lewis Smith (Vanderbilt), 2:00 p.m.
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