Trojans Face Georgia In Acapulco

Oct. 31, 2004

ACAPULCO, Mexico - The USC men's tennis team enjoyed four days in Acapulco, Mexico, last week while competing in the Mayan Palace Invitational. The non-counting tournament featured players from Georgia and USC and was played Oct. 28-Oct. 31.

The Trojans captured two wins against the Bulldogs. No. 39 Johan Berg easily got past Ricardo Gonzalez, 6-3, 6-3, and 60th-ranked John Isner fell to the Trojans' No. 83 Drew Hoskins 7-5 in the first set before withdrawing due to injury.

Adam Loucks, Jarryd Cooper and Brian Wright each dropped in straight sets, while freshman Kaes Van't Hof pushed Strahinia Bobusic to a third set before falling 10-6 in the tiebreaker.

Up next, the Trojans will compete at the SCTA Championships, Nov. 4-7, at the Los Angeles Tennis Center on the campus of UCLA.

Following are USC's complete results:

#39 Johan Berg (USC) def. Ricardo Gonzalez (UGA) - 6-3, 6-3
#83 Drew Hoskins (USC) def. #60 John Isner (UGA) - 7-5, injury
Matic Omerzel (UGS) def. Adam Loucks (USC) - 6-2, 6-3
Colin Purcell (UGA) def. Jarryd Cooper (USC) - 6-3, 6-2
#77 Matias Ormaza (UGA) def. Brian Wright (USC) - 6-2, 6-0
Strahinia Bobusic (UGA) def. Kaes Van't Hof (USC) - 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (10-6)