Kaes Van't Hof Highlights Troy's First Day In Ojai

April 21, 2005

Ojai, Calif. - The No. 16 USC men's tennis team took the court in the opening rounds of singles play in the 2005 Pac-10 Championships with three players advancing to the Round of 16 and one reaching the Quarterfinals on Thursday, April 21, in Ojai, Calif.

Kaes Van't Hof advanced to the quarterfinals of the men's main draw with a victory over KC Corkery of Stanford, who withdrew with an injury, and a 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 victory over Andy Colombo of Arizona State.

Jamil Al-Agba, ranked 12th nationally, advanced to the round of 16 with a 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 over Stanford's Phil Shenf before falling to Chris Biro of Arizona State, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.

No. 64 Drew Hoskins joined Van't Hof and Al-Agba in the Round of 16 with a 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 victory over Cal's Patrick Briaud but fell to James Wan of Stanford, 6-4, 6-4.

The Pac-10 Tournament continues tomorrow with singles play tomorrow at 12 noon. The first round of doubles will start at 9 a.m. at Libbey Park for the men and the Ojai Athletic Club for the women.

First Round

Men's Singles - Main Draw

Jamil Al-Agba (USC) d. Phil Sheng (STAN), 6-1, 2-6, 6-3

Drew Hoskins (USC) d. Patrick Briaud (CAL), 6-4, 5-7, 7-6(3)

Kaes Van't Hof (USC) d. KC Corkery (STAN), Wd (inj)

Sam Warburg (STAN) d. Adam Loucks (USC), 6-0, 6-2

Men's Singles - Invitational Draw

Mike Beatty (ASU) d. Whit Livingston (USC), 6-3, 5-7, 6-1

Bruno Alcala (ARIZ) d. Bruce M. Aiken (USC), 6-0, 6-2

Ryan McBride (ASU) d. Aaron Badart (USC), 6-1, 6-1

Jarryd Cooper (USC), Bye

Second Round

Men's Singles - Main Draw

Kaes Van't Hof (USC) d. Andy Colombo (ASU), 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(9)

Chris Biro (ASU) d. Jamil Al-Agba (USC), 3-6, 6-2, 6-2

James Wan (STAN) d. Drew Hoskins (USC), 6-4, 6-4

Men's Singles - Invitational Draw

Ken Nakahara (CAL) d. Jarryd Cooper (USC), 6-2, 6-0

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