Men's Tennis Players Compete At Fresno State Tourney

Oct. 13, 2002

FRESNO, Calif. - USC men's tennis junior Parker Collins advanced to the Round of 16 at the 2002 Wathen Hancock Bulldog Classic held at the Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center on the Fresno State campus, Friday-Sunday, Oct. 11-13.

The redshirt junior entered the preseason tournament as a No. 4 seed and won two matches to advance to the Round of 16, where he was eliminated by No. 9 seed Amar Sigurdsson of Pacific, 6-4, 6-3.

Collins defeated Eric Rolansky of Nevada, 6-1, 6-1, in the opening round, then bypassed Gregg Levy of Cal Poly, 6-2, 6-0, in the second round to advance.

Trojan sophomore Daniel Tontz also competed at the FSU tourney, but was defeated in the first round, 6-2, 6-0, by the Bulldogs' Vinny Owens.

Collins and Tontz fell Loyola Marymount's Anthony Evrard and Leo Graeubig, 9-7, in first round doubles competition.

2002 Wathen Hancock Bulldog Classic
Oct. 11-13

Singles
First Round
Parker Collins (USC) def. Eric Rolansky (Nevada) - 6-1, 6-1
Vinny Owens (FSU) def. Daniel Tontz (USC) - 6-2, 6-0

Second Round
Parker Collins (USC) def. Gregg Levy (Cal Poly) - 6-2, 6-0

Round of 16
Amar Sigurdsson (Cal Poly) def. Parker Collins (USC) - 6-4, 6-3

Doubles
First Round

Evrard/Graeubig (LMU) def. Collins/Tontz (USC) - 9-7

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